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197 N Main St, Crestview, FL
+1 850-682-7477
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
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Darby, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Menu changes daily and closes early, go early to get a table. Good selection of Home Cooked Comfort Food. Liver n Onions, Beef Pot Roast, Smothered Chicken, Homemade Mashed Potatoes, rutabagas, black eyed peas, greens, and desserts, salads. Good Sweet Tea. Service is great and staff is friendly and efficient. Nothing fancy, just good food.

Thank rmybuffy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Best fried chicken in town! My only complaint is that they aren't open more than just lunch during the week.

Thank Abigailkelley
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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124 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This restaurant is open for lunch and has a food buffet, salad bar and dessert buffet. The food is good "down home" country tasting. It is priced well and the service is quick.

Thank Nancy E
Destin, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

How do I love Desi's? Let me count the ways... If you go, you HAVE to try the fried chicken. It is super! And the bread pudding? The stuff dreams are made of!

Thank Emily M
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is a outright Country buffet. There is a wide selection meats and vegetables. Meatloaf, fried chicken, hot wings, pork chops were the meats. Lima beans, cream cirn, sweet baby carrots, Irish mash potatoes, ham/green beans were some of the veggies. The desserts were peach cobbler, apple crisp, bread pudding, and banana pudding. The food was all very good cooked... More 

1 Thank Chris S
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Looking for something fast off interstate - saw reviews and gave it a try - about 5 mins off interstate - cute country town diner - food was fresh and good! Fried chicken , rutabaga, greens , corn fritters and banana pudding !! Changes daily closes early 1:30 promptly ! Would recommend

Thank Jamie J
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Good food. Just hard to find a place to park. Just have to try and get there early. Food is as close to home made as you can get. The dessert bar is the great.

Thank wdh7159
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Desi's is a great little family owned restaurant. It's southern country cooking at its finest. Unlike your franchise chains the employees care a lot about service and quality because the majority of employees are family. The Buffett changes everyday so it's not the same ol same ol everyday. Go check it out.

Thank Kevin M
Crestview, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Large selection of well seasoned home style meals and tasty deserts. Friendly atmosphere. A must visit local eatery.

Thank dorcasfoodie44
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

For a restaurant that's only open Monday thru Friday for lunch from 11-1:30, they do really well! Every time I go there it is always packed. They do southern style buffet cooking, always hot and refilled quickly and an awesome price! Glad I'm not in the area often, I would be enormous (it's actually kind of surprising I never really... More 

Thank pjchick24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 N Main St, Crestview, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Crestview
  • Phone Number: +1 850-682-7477

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