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Golden Corral

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2301 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-3207
+1 210-658-7270
11:00 - 21:30
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Enterprise, Alabama
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very good buffet. The food was good, buffet was maintained and the staff was courteous and professional. The food was good and there was a large selection to choose from. The smoked brisket was great!

Thank Wilma B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I dont usually leave bad reviews but this location needs help. Dirty, messy, uncaring servers. We'll actually drive the extra miles to go to the New Braunfels location.

Thank tjbeagles
Gainesville, Georgia
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354 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A smaller Golden Corral than most. It offers a good buffet. A times they are too busy and the don't maintain the food refills adequately, and you must gain some staff assistance to ensure it is replenished. The wait staff does a good job keeping the diners tables cleared.

Thank Hal K
Beaumont, Texas, United States
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274 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is definitely an older location. The food was good but the selection was not as big as other Golden Corral restaurants. In casual conversation with the manager, he asked where we were from and when I told him he responded by saying the Golden Corral in Beaumont was a "flagship type" and others were being designed with the same... More 

Thank Charitable R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

There's many elderly customers and there always liking there fingers and putting it on food that we eat and many spit in the food that's gross

Thank Luciano C
Universal City, Texas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Always delicious and fresh. Lots of variety on buffet. Love love LOVE THE ROLLS! too expensive to go very often though. And they need to seriously redecorate.

Thank Lori B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

I have been to other Golden Corral's and this one is by far the worst! Over cooked meat loaf, warm salad bar, ice cream machine not working properly, overall dirty place. Went there with family because I had a great experience at another restaurant in Omaha, but family was very disappointed! If you are looking for good place to eat... More 

Thank Harry C
Giddings, Texas
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132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Their breakfast has anything you may want. Their made to order omelets were great. The restaurant was clean. Our server was attentive. We left with a very full tummy. Try it and I think you will like it.

Thank JMT62662
San Antonio, Texas
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232 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

This restaurant is getting better - and the prices keep creeping up as well... The selection they have is pretty much what you'd expect from an "all-you-can-eat" restaurant... The service is friendly as is the crowd... Try to avoid typical lunch and dinner hours when it gets busy and you have to wait in lines...

Thank Traveltheorient
San Antonio, Texas
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Sure Golden Corral has a impressive variety of food and treat. And, at this location you'll leave with some on your shoes. If the management reads reviews as I would for my store then please dedicate some manpower to cleanliness and valadate it's being done. A messy and unorganized buffet is OK for some. However, there is a population of... More 

Thank DonnyTheOracle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Universal City
  • Phone Number: +1 210-658-7270

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