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Ryan's Grill Buffet & Bakery

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126 Highway 400 N, Dawsonville, GA 30534
+1 706-265-1565
10:45 - 20:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 10:45 - 20:30
Fri 10:45 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Dawsonville, Georgia
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Have said several times, this RESTAURANT IS CLOSED FOR NEARLY ONE YEAR!!! Again I ask that this establishment be removed from your rating information.

Thank Jim M
Ellijay, Georgia
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This location is CLOSED... my husband went by and it was closed. To be sure we called to see if it may have reopened. Yep, the phone has been disconnected.

Thank BikerGirl58
Dawsonville, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This was a go to place for us for years to grab some quick food. Never had an issue with quality of food. Standard buffet food. Closed down for some reason early in 2016.

1 Thank Heinz v
Dawsonville, GA
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182 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Typical ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET. Attracts those that like to sample, or those that like to pile it on, it's plentiful at the expense of quality.

Thank serenity2222
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

We have tried to eat here twice now. The food is just not that good and it is almost as they do not know what food goes with what. My husband had fish and had an allergic reaction so I am assuming they cook shrimp with the fish even though there was no shrimp on bar.

Thank Lisa S
Gainesville, Georgia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

This place is just nasty! I ate there Wednesday and it was dirty and the food was awful. Yuck! The person serving the steaks didn't eve ask you what you wanted he just threw a piece of meat on your plate. It was like eating a rubber disk. Want be eating at this Ryan's ever again.... just nasty!!

Thank Soccermom1377
Dawsonville, Georgia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This Ryan has a great selection of various food. Fried Chicken is excellent. I order a fresh steak to my liking every time with never a problem. Several different vegetable to choose from. Desserts or great as well

Thank Mike W
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We liked the fact that the restaurant was clean and well lit. The steam tables are replenished quickly and the food is hot when plated. The servers and staff are friendly and courteous. A good place for a family to chow down.

Thank eggman2015
Cumming, Georgia
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

When the buffet first opened several years ago their food was very good. The last two times we visited, however, the food tasted like instant or frozen with little or no flavor too much of anything and was overpriced to boot. Will not be returning unless we hear of some major changes. It's too bad because there are so few... More 

Thank SSLeiblie
Dahlonega, Georgia
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227 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

This is a poor quality buffet at a steak house price. The food taste cheap, not fresh. But it's way over priced. Other buffets in nearby towns offer much better food at much better prices. Some even half the price of this one. I went on Memorial day and had a coupon for $1 off. The manager told me they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Highway 400 N, Dawsonville, GA 30534
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-265-1565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?