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Hometown Buffet

491 College Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92057-5435
+1 760-945-6080
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible27%
22 May 2016
“They are closed for good reason”
31 Jan 2016
“Food has basically no tase. Just flat. Dirty many times. People allow their kids to go to food bars and they play”
Closes in 6 min
11:00 - 20:30All hours
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491 College Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92057-5435
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This place is now closed for good reason. Was dirty... food was cafeteria style and while selection was amazing... quality and prep was poor. We ate here one time and swore we would never come back. A few weeks later it hit the newspaper.. that...More

Thank tpguess
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Adults should go to food stations with kids and do their service. Most do not know how to hold a plate and properly put food on. Hands go into food at many times. They play around and slow others. Tghey waste on floors and seats...More

Thank Zelda v
Reviewed 25 June 2015

My family of six one being a 4 year old went there for dinner using a groupon coupon. I paid 30.00 dollars for 50.00 coupon. We happen to go on a Thursday night which is family night that means any kid up to 12 years...More

Thank Estacee
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Came in on a Saturday bathrooms were completely dirty. Even looked like someone got sick. Service was not a 10. Food was ok nothing really available. Mostly just side items. Not many main course items except like one or two. And they both were chicken.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Wow this place is bad everything was hard or cold or tasted gross . Those lil pot's pans are not working everything sit's there till it gets hard nothing was good at all dessert was bad too .. Never go back again!!!

1  Thank Chatis M
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We have been going there for 20 plus years.This year with all the new changes,it has become a big disappointment.We had pretty much given up on it,but today we gave it another shot.NEVER again!! As we started there were no forks at the salad bar,then...More

1  Thank Kathi D
Reviewed 22 July 2014

the food quality, selection and cleanliness are far from being what it use to be since it first opened. it just isnt for me anymore and wont go again

1  Thank barneyrub21
Reviewed 27 February 2014

They may have done some remodeling but they should have spent that Money on the food. Food is actually worse. We were regular customers three years ago. Tried it again 2/26/14 nothing has changed for the better. Food containers were empty and not being refilled....More

1  Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 27 December 2013

The food was outstanding for a buffet, but the atmosphere leaves more than a bit to be desired. Not only did the place feel dirty, there were A LOT of children, which would be fine, except that parents were letting them help themselves to the...More

2  Thank mpatrick5454
Reviewed 29 November 2013

THIS WAS A VERY UNEXPECTED DELICIOUS WONDERFUL MEAL! WOW...WHAT CAN I SAY? We are from Chula Vista, we have eaten at Hometown Buffet there but this was far from the quality and selection they had there. Food was fabulous! I loved it! From the front...More

1  Thank poodaman
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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: 491 College Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92057-5435
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-945-6080
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