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Hometown Buffet

) #272 of 365 Restaurants in Burbank $$ - $$$ American
1850 W Empire Ave, Burbank, CA 91504-3403
+1 818-955-5797
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good30%
  • Average41%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible4%
21 Jun 2017
10 Apr 2017
“Mediocre, but Expected”
Open Now
10:30 - 20:30All hours
$$ - $$$
1850 W Empire Ave, Burbank, CA 91504-3403
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

food is pretty good for all you can eat...wish the food area and dining area was cleaner...very popular for locals

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great food selection including quite a few healthy options, great value, especially if you want a nice big meal! I have seen some negative reviews of the place but for the price i thought it was excellent. Lots of variety, my only complaint was that...More

Thank Woodbung
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The buffet has lots of different options, which is nice, but the food had absolutely no flavor at all and all of the staff looked like it was an inconvenience to be at work. But this chain has this expected reputation, so we can't say...More

Thank MrsV27
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Located at the Empire Ave shopping are, a good buffet for fast food at reasonable prices. a variety of fried chicken, fish, fries, some roasts, shrimps, Mexican food, deserts and ice cream as well as fountain sodas, lemonades etc...

Thank Ara B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We visited Hometown Buffet because it was a very short distance from our hotel, fully understanding that Hometown Buffet is a place where a lot of diners can access unlimited, inexpensive grub simultaneously. Even so, we were still disappointed and won't return when next in...More

Thank rockyhillgal
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I ate here several times on a recent visit to Burbank, CA. It was walking distance from the hotel. They have a good salad bar, a couple of soups daily, taco bar, mashed potatoes and two gravies, veggies, mac and cheese, a carving station, meatloaf,...More

Thank Atwhit
Reviewed 29 September 2015

They had alot of choice of food with a good qulity at reasonable price with agreat staff I will keep going there untsl i leave burbank . Thanks everybody their

Thank magicman2009
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Good spread but not the tastiest buffet. Certain dishes though were very nice. Some dishes were not filled up often. The service though was very good and used plates were cleaned up very quickly. You need to be real hungry to enjoy a meal here...More

Thank Gaps15
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We decided to come to Hometown Buffet at the Burbank location because of chains we've visited in the past. We came on a busy day so it was difficult to find parking. Upon entering the line was long (wait time was about 15-20 minutes). The...More

Thank TRTW
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I have been disappointed here before, but since they offered a free birthday meal I tried it again. I was disappointed again with the very ordinary food. I'm not an all you can eat fan, but even if the object is to stuff yourself into...More

Thank Michael E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 W Empire Ave, Burbank, CA 91504-3403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-955-5797
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