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Festival Buffet at Dover Downs

1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
+1 302-674-4600
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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American
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$$ - $$$
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1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

There was no waiting, we got a discount just by showing our club card, the seating had a nice view of the race track, the food was delicious, always hot and a huge selection to choose from.

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Up keep on food very poor. quailty of food below average. service was poor. waiters and waitress busy checking on select people

1  Thank jdvk111
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was here with a group and we had lunch at the festive buffet. There was plenty of food to choose from no matter what you were interested in eating. There was a good salad bar also. Plenty of desserts to choose from. The food...More

Thank RonB4610
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Aside from being inexpensive, there's not a lot more to say. Most of the hot entrees were cold and dried out. The server was attentive and the coffee was good, but that's about all. I would recommend one of the other restaurants in the casino.

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the whole experience. The food especially the steak,ribs, and greens, we're incredible. The buffet overlooks the racetrack so we got to watch harness racing too.More

1  Thank yeldarb27
jlake2017, Sr. Director of Food and Beverage at Festival Buffet at Dover Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your positive feedback regarding your recent experience at our Festival Buffet. We strive everyday to exceed our guest expectation. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. You can be assured...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018

When we first started to look at houses in this area, we always stopped here for dinner. That was over 4 years ago. The buffet has gone downhill and now we eat at Frankie's (the Italian restaurant at Dover Downs). We went there for a...More

1  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I ate here only because of the business meeting we had in the back room. The staff and service were great but the food was just terrible. I don't know if things were sitting out too long or what the problem was but everything I...More

1  Thank LoquaciousColorado
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign inside the casino at 1250pm so we decided to have lunch at the fun sounding Festival Buffet. Walking up we saw signs saying lunch was 15.95 .. a little pricey for a lunch buffet but we went for it. We saw a...More

2  Thank Joanda M
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the Festival Buffet for Sunday dinner and was very pleased. The buffet offered a wide variety, just about anything you could think of. Everything we tried was delicious! The pricing of the buffet is reasonable, with specials on bottles of wine too. I would...More

1  Thank elizabethbH752WB
jlake2017, Sr. Director of Food and Beverage at Festival Buffet at Dover Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hello, My name is Jim Lake and I am the Sr. Director of Food & Beverage at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback and kind words regarding your recent visit to out Festival...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I ate the buffet for a family function at Dover Downs. I was really impressed at how delicious all of the food was. There is a huge selection that would accommodate even the pickiest of eaters. If you aren’t stuffed when you leave it’s your...More

Thank Steph2234
jlake2017, Sr. Director of Food and Beverage at Festival Buffet at Dover Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Hello, My name is Jim Lake and I am the Sr. Director of Food & Beverage at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback and kind words regarding your recent visit to out Festival...More

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trishl512018
31 March 2018|
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Response from yeldarb27 | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall some very tasty whitefish and of course shrimp. Remember there is also all the usual things too. I was happily surprised.
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Shellybean74
9 March 2018|
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Response from RonB4610 | Reviewed this property |
As someone else responded to you I was a customer who ate at Festival Buffet. I am sorry if you had a bad experience but I can't help you as I don't work there.
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Rica1153
7 May 2017|
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Response from dkattau24 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast: $11.50 add a 6 oz. New York Strip for only $6 Mon. – Thurs. 7 – 11 a.m. Fri. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 7 – 10 a.m. Brunch: $16.50 Sat./Sun. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lunch: $15.50 Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-674-4600
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