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The Gathering Place

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6 Pine St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1528
+1 717-653-5911
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
10 Nov 2017
“Excellent food”
13 Jul 2017
“Good Comfort Food”
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6 Pine St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1528
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Joanne and Jim Pinkerton did a fabulous job on our wedding from the pre-planning all the way thru to the conclusion of our reception! The brunch meal was outstanding and the brisket was so delicious! Can't forget Curtis on the omelet station! The entire staff...More

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We go to the gathering place for our sports banquet. They offer reasonably priced quality homemade food. Very good service and very good food. Could use some redecorating in the banquet room.

Thank chefkristie
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have been there several times over the past few months having dinner meetings with an organization I belong to. Food is pretty good with healthy portions. Only complaint is that the cook could use a heavier hand with the seasoning. Service is also very...More

Thank GolferKen
JPinkerton, Owner at The Gathering Place, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you for your review. The next time you are attending a meeting, please let us know what seasonings we can improve on. Suggestions are welcomed!

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Everything was great. The price was very reasonable, the items we reheated were absolutely as good as if they were on their buffet table, the packaging was superb and worked well for us, and pick up was very easy. This idea of having them cook...More

Thank DataTutor
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were going to have my daughter's bridal shower at our house, but the forecast was for rain the entire day! We met with Joanne on Wednesday, and she was able to accommodate all 25 of us easily and happily on the following Saturday! It...More

Thank PKB2628
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great for events, just let them know what you want, a party, dinner etc.... Great people and will help you make the day special.

1  Thank Roland M
Reviewed 24 February 2015

The food was, at best, average comfort food. I had prime-rib, which had a bunch of gristle. The side dishes appeared frozen (the veggies for sure!). Their claim to fame is supposedly their desserts, which were average at best. I guess I just like more...More

1  Thank missdebi27
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We made reservations for the special Valentine's Day buffet. The price was a little higher, I'll assume due to the Prime Rib that was offered. When paying, we discovered that "regulars" we're being charged the "normal" price while we as "non-regulars" paid the higher price....More

2  Thank treadway14
Reviewed 14 November 2013

The Gathering Place both reflects and helps to define traditional local dining. Smaller than more famous buffets, the mood has a familiarity that resembles local family reunions, which is to say, reservedly chatty and mildly festive. Not ideal for Atkins/Paleo, there is a traditional emphasis...More

Thank GehmanHD
Reviewed 27 April 2013

From the host/hostess to the waitressing staff I noticed they were very friendly and seemed to work well together. Although I don't think that can make up for the boring food options. For the price paid I expected more.. Looking at the menu it appears...More

Thank Kelly R
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Pine St, Mount Joy, PA 17552-1528
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Mount Joy
  • Phone Number: +1 717-653-5911
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Jim and Joanne Pinkerton cordially invite you to celebrate your next occasion at The Gathering Place. We offer complete banquet and buffet service for Weddings, Showers, Family Parties, Meetings, Church or Club Gatherings and host a Sunday Buffet open to the Public from 11AM-1:30PM. Our facilities offer plenty of FREE parking (100 spaces), a warm welcoming atmosphere, and an abundance of hot home style food, served by a friendly, courteous waitress staff.
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