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Golden Corral

4705 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3604
+1 863-815-9774
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (7 reviews)
“beef tips” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
4705 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3604
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was actually good and a nice variety waitress made sure kept coming back to check our drinks and our table. That was awesome.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food is always good but my hubby and i have noticed that the prices have been slowly creeping up.buffet is always stocked up and always hot.

Thank plumeria1942
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My two complaints are: the canned cornbeef hash tasted canned and the burnt grilled pork steak. The cheese grits, bacon, beef tips, sausage, biscuits, scrambled eggs, and fresh fruit were all fresh, properly cooked, tasty, and delicious. The eggs were well scrambled but not dry,...More

Thank June G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My wife and I decided to come for her birthday as the restaurant offers a free birthday meal. When we asked the hostess about the birthday, we were rudely asked "got a coupon"? We had no idea one was required as I did not require...More

Thank 19rays1951
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Gone here several times never had any issues at all. The food is great and can meet any appetite ,prices are good as well

Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Hateful oriental steak server, nasty bathrooms, dirty restaurant, nice waitress. Won't be back. At $17.42 for the buffet it's waaay overpriced.

Thank Crooner82
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It's a rare moment when I can say that I'm happy with a buffet. That moment is here. The Golden Corral does a very good job of making people and their tummies happy. The salad / soup / fresh fruit area offers a great selection...More

Thank JR1224
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had a family lunch (5 adults and 2 children) and no one left hungry! The choices were amazing and the food tasted great! Our server, Sara, was nearby to attend to our finished dishes, and kept us hydrated with our favorite beverages, but did...More

Thank Robert B B
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We tried the dinner buffet since we are staying close by. The Golden Corral had the usual choices found on a buffet. I had the fried chicken with some veggies and I tried their apple cobbler for dessert. Service was good, our drinks refilled and...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had time to spare before an appointment so dropped in for breakfast - should not have. The scrambled eggs were stringy, had too much water added to them and not cooked out, and lumpy, the bacon was not well done, the corned beef hash had...More

Thank June G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Thomas W
How much is the buffet ?
21 April 2017|
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Response from June G | Reviewed this property |
Their prices have increased and their quality has declined but for a senior citizen, depending on which meal you are eating the price is no less than $10 and no more than $15.
Do you have Veterans specials today???
12 November 2016|
Response from Jeanne S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-815-9774
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