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Cook's Buffet, Cafe & Bakery

704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
+1 386-734-4339
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (41 reviews)
“turkey” (36 reviews)
“ham” (30 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
11:00 am - 8:30 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been going to Cooks for years. We have never had a bad meal there in over 25 years. If you are in area and have a big appetite this is your place to go. Save room for the homemade cakes and pies. You...More

Thank Wanda R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Husband and I went with family and felt the set up was very confusing. We went with people who had gone before and were able to tell us how the set up worked. Food was okay. My husband went up to get his meat and...More

Thank jdlccw7913
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food here is a good home-style cooking. A very extensive salad bar and hand carved stations gives quite a variety. The carving station had turkey, stuffed bell peppers, roast beef, leg of lamb, etc. I had the lamb and a big salad and was quite...More

Thank CaAz-JT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to come to visit the Stetson Mansion and view the Christmas lights. We walked around the lovely town of Deland. We enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Cook's Buffet. We ordered half of a sandwich and soup. I chose the turkey sandwich with the...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drive 30 miles about once a month to go to Cooks. This is the original Holiday House. We have never had a bad meal here. They have a variety of different meats, we like the pulled pork the best. The salad bar is amazing,...More

Thank Dee827
Reviewed 1 week ago

January 9, 2018, was my first visit to Cook's. I tried the buffet and found it to be quite good. They offer one protein, many choices available, I took the fish. I need to have a protein with my meals and I thought this was...More

Thank _carolynshaffer9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travel a hour often just to come have lunch or dinner at Cooks. I've been eating at The Holiday House for more years than I care to admit and it's ALWAYS consistent! Amazing food. Great service. And deserts to die for!!!!!

Thank lori s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt like been at mas kitchen ,great savory cordial and great servers. a lot of choices to make ,difficult though because the great thing to choose from.

Thank teresaZ8NA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay. Only buffet available at time of out visit. The food was good but the restaurant needs a little sprucing up.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything neat and clean..great service...excellent food. Always enjoy my meal...one if my favorite places!!!

Thank Elaine B
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They have a very large salad bar that is loaded with toppings. On the buffet, they have several meats (like prime rib, leg of lamb, etc) that are not in any gravy, so no gluten. We did not find any gluten free desserts... More
Nancy M
22 February 2017|
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Response from Ros R | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations. They use an antiquated deli style numbering system.
7 November 2016|
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Response from DelandBusinessOwner | Property representative |
In fairness to all of our customers we do not take reservations. We hope that you will join us for Thanksgiving dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-4339
The restaurant in an old home, built in 1910. It has recently been restored to accentuate it's original beauty and craftsmanship. It is warm and homey, just like home. The beautiful stained glass windows are the homes original windows. The grounds are landscaped with lush green and colorful plants.
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