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Hometown Buffet

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7868 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91402-6069
+1 818-787-6007
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Woodland, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I have been here once. She liked the food but only some of the staff. I am not a fan of buffets, so not a place for me. The food was ok, I did like trying different things. We may go back but not any time soon.

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Thank Chetbauerle
Lewistown
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

It was our first visit and all the food was wonderful. The hostess even gave us a tour so we knew where everything was. We did not have one bad food item and there were four of us. I would highly recommend for a family. Chicken, pasta, salads, ice cream, breads, etc. You will not leave hungry.

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Thank Melissa P
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Myself, my guy, his mom and 2 sisters ate here on 8/21/2014. The food was fresher the deserts were better than the one we eat at in Mentor OH. The staff was nice and there was a better variety of food choices.

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Thank Robin R
Los Angeles, California
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296 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

It's a good idea to join the Crave connection to receive discount coupons and promos. My husband and I both ate for $12 because of their bogo coupon. They have a pretty good selection of foods and the fried chicken, steak and fish are really good. The selection of desserts is especially good and tastes great.

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Thank ibaol
Dallas, Texas
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381 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We made the mistake of having Christmas dinner here. I am not sure if this is the reason the restaurant looked like a trash disposal had erupted inside it or not. I had to ask for two glasses and two plates before someone could find me one that didn't have food on them. The meat warmers weren't working, so the... More 

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Thank VanEsq12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

The price is pretty cheap. I liked some of the food, they have sliced beef and some fancy food but not a lot. The only con is that the variety in food is poor. Otherwise it was a great night.

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Thank CaliforniaKita
Pasadena, California
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2013

When we travel we try to stay with place that we are familiar with and that we expect to get fresh and very good food. Our local one is in Rosemead/San Gabriel on Rosemead Blvd.. The food is always fresh and very good. The entrees can change daily. I love the bean/sausage soup, I would say it is really minestrone,... More 

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Thank Ella O
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Reviewed 28 August 2008

Food is not expensive but the quality is not that good either. If you're starving and don't have a lot of mulah, go ahead.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2008

Seriously, you are not reading reviews to find out if a buffet restaurant is good, right? Take a look at who is standing in line to get in here, and then tell me if you want to have a body like that.

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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7868 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91402-6069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-787-6007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?