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Ryan's - CLOSED

Odom Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071
+1 205-608-0194
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good22%
  • Average45%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible11%
10 Jan 2016
“not worth going”
11 Dec 2015
“Just Average -- needs improvement”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Odom Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Decent price for the buffet, but the food quality is poor to average at best. Decent variety on the buffet, but the food is poorly seasoned and not very good. We tried it because my father-in-law likes it, but my wife and I were underwhelmed...More

Thank Minh H
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We had a buy one get one free by signing up for their e-mails before Thanksgiving. The closest one to Birmingham is in Gardendale and we went there after my wife got off work one evening. We already knew that they had received an 86...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

We have been told, when asking about restaurants of a specific name in a town we were about to visit, to stay away from Ryan's (Tupelo, MS is supposed to be particularly bad). Our Ryan's here (in past years has been fair to good) and...More

Thank juliejean88
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Good service but hot food items were cold, salad items were room temp, steak was rubbery, small selection of food items.

Thank Wongs1985
Reviewed 11 April 2015

First off I am not a big fan of "buffet" style eating but my husband is and we had picked our granddaughter up for the weekend and were in the area and decided to stop by. Was not disappointed the restaurant was clean service was...More

Thank summertraveler62
Reviewed 4 July 2014

My husband and I ate here during a trip to Gardendale. They were conveniently located right beside the Microtel where we were staying. The food was good and there was a good variety at the buffet. We had small issue trying to find a place...More

Thank dmeddlrmon
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

We went early eve, about 4pm. The food was OK. Seafood salad was mild and fresh, baked sweet potatoes were good, the ice cream w desert was a nice follow up. We served ourselves of course but were checked on often for drinks and bread....More

Thank jack h
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We enjoyed the breakfast buffet on the weekend. Lunch and dinner buffet, not so good. Food was rather bland and tasteless.

Thank JANETM45
Reviewed 9 July 2013

The food was just okay. TYhere was a good variety but some of the food tasted pretty bland. However, the server we had was very attentive & friendly.

Thank Linda S
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Odom Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gardendale
  • Phone Number: +1 205-608-0194
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