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Hometown Buffet

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12228 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, Saint Louis, MO
3142988303
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loves the Hometown Buffet and it's huge selection of food. No one leaves this place hungry and they are helpful when you want to bring large groups of people. They will make sure tables are set up for your group. Kids loves the deserts and so do the adults

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Thank Adam B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Step in the door should give it away go with your senses and just turn around and leave very out dated and dirty from the ceiling tiles especially around the air vents right above your table knowing this falling right on your plate. The flooring (carpet) needs replacing must be where the terrible odor of sour milk & dirty socks... More 

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Thank PaulM126
Granite City, IL USA
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98 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I'm pretty easy to please, especially silly at a buffet! There was a nice selection of food and it was good and hot. Some things were a little bland which is fine (u can season yourself) but most of it was pretty good. The staff was friendly and for the most part it was clean. My only significant negative comment... More 

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Thank Eric B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Food was very good. Staff friendly. The building was very clean. The bathroom was clean and they are very good.

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Thank Jason T
Saint Charles, Missouri
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473 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is the first time I have been to Hometown Buffet. A group of retirees decided to give this place a try. I typically do not do buffets as I tend to eat too much. The buffet is OK; and I did eat too much. They have several stations set up. One is a Mexican station. One is a desert... More 

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Thank DJH2010
Collinsville, Illinois
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Hometown Buffet has a wide variety of choices for breakfast ,lunch and dinner and the service was excellent.The fried chicken and baked fish are good. If you like buffets then give them try.

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Thank Shayne S
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

everything, and i mean everything is overcooked...even the ice...spaghetti that is so swollen it looks like small albino snakes. inedible chicken, wilted salad, and the taco meat and fully synthetic cheese sauce is something else--guaranteed to completely block a colon and kill all intestinal fauna...how it manages to stay open is one of the real mysteries of life...it becomes immediately... More 

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Thank scott L
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Overpriced for the quality of the food they offer. Good variety but I've been to better buffets. Service left a lot to be desired. Short staffing led to empty tea urns, empty food containers, slow clearing plates and cleaning up spills. Might try it again in a few years.

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Thank Norm S
memphis, United States
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Only go if you are hungry! Plenty of food and service ok. I like the chicken and desserts. Hard to go away hungry.

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Thank David T
St. Louis, MO
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

The buffet is generally ok, however, they have done a lot of "downsizing" recently, and it lacks the variety that is mentioned in earlier reviews. They buffet is set up in six stations: It is usually the same food over and over everytime I go there. One staple of the restaurant is the "Mexcian bar" where you can make your... More 

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Thank Neeneed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12228 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, Saint Louis, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Bridgeton
  • Phone Number: 3142988303

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