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Great Karoo Marketplace

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7000 Kalahari Drive, Kalahari Resort, Sandusky, OH
+1 877-525-2427
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Western New York
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast. Was expecting a bit more based on reviews. The staff was great and so friendly. The food was decent. I was disappointed the pancakes and pastries had hardened when we were there. Maybe it was a slow morning. They did have a large variety though.

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Niles, Michigan
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have decent offerings at this buffet, but the price ($20/adult) doesn't really offer a lot of value. Sure it is all you can eat, but the variety isn't as great as other buffets I have been to. We certainly left full, but would probably skip eating here in the future.

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Thank SunnyTrvlLvr
Michigan
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The breakfast buffet is really good; tons of options for all age range and tastes; from simple cereal to fresh carved sirloin. We had some really picky eaters with us and even they found things to enjoy at this breakfast buffet.

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Thank travelingrandma54
Oregon, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here on Saturday night. Plenty of food choices made the kids happy. Beef carver went a little chinsy on the prime rib cut, but overall the meal was good. A little pricey, but that is to be expected if you are eating on resort property.

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Thank teacherman71
Toledo, Ohio
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

As "All you care to enjoy" places go, this restaurant is really good! There's a lot of atypical choices for adults and kids alike. We have done the breakfast and dinner services, and have really enjoyed them both equally. I think this is one of my favorite things about this water park.

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Thank jeremy_neller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

3 adults, 2 kids, dinner on a Sunday night and breakfast on Monday... the food was amazing for a buffet. It had flavor, temperatures were maintained (especially for sensitive stomachs), the variety was extensive to include a kids buffet section tailored to them. I personally ate so much Monday morning that I didn't eat the rest of the day. I... More 

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Thank Rebecca L
Bridgeport, Ohio
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We come to Kalahari every October and definitely look forward to the delicious breakfast buffet at the Great Karoo Marketplace. Each year I find a new an interesting menu item( Bruschetta eggs Benedict - yumm!) This is just one more reason to love Kalahari !

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Thank BkBench
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went for the breakfast buffet and there was something for everyone. Huge selection of hot items including a nice carving station. Great selection of fruit and pastries. Even hot and cold cereal. All drinks included ( non-alchoholic) and you can even get refills on the juices. Very good coffee also.

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Thank Thomas M
Amherstburg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friday and Saturday night buffet usually offers fantastic prime rib and many other food choices as well. Fair prices and always lots to choose from. Breakfast buffet is really good too.

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Thank Lisa G
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Great Karoo Marketplace, responded to this review

We always try to offer a wide variety of options, we have over 150 items on our Buffet! Thanks for the review Lisa! More 

Morgantown, West Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Fantastic breakfast and dinner buffet!!! A bit pricey but worth it. Lots to choose from. We had some picky eaters with us and they found plenty to fill their plates.

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Thank jandmdixon612
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Great Karoo Marketplace, responded to this review

We are as serious about our food as we are fun! We try to offer something for everyone including food allergies. Thanks for the great review, we'll see you again soon, take care! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Kalahari Resort, Sandusky, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 877-525-2427

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