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Cook's Buffet, Cafe & Bakery

704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
+1 386-734-4339
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (44 reviews)
“turkey” (39 reviews)
“ham” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although I am in this area a few times a year I had not been to cooks before today. The service began well, but then we were ignored for a while so we went on through the buffet. The salad was good and although I...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an interesting concept for restaurants. It is a buffet yet a sit-down meal at the same time. The service is outstanding and the salad bar is over-the-top! Every single topping for the salad bar you can imagine. It can be a meal in itself....More

Thank nancysantos33143
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buffet was good, but extra charge to get more than one meat choice or dessert. Not what I call a true buffet. Not a place we will hurry back to.

Thank clbecker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were with a group of 54 & several other groups were also being attended. We were moved along as quickly as possible, but it’s hard to accommodate so many people. Food was quite good & our server was great—so friendly & patient.

Thank humguy32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you ask someone where to eat they say Cooks, I tried it, not sure what they think is good, most definitely not on my list of good, the prices are more than they should be. I would rather eat McDonald's than at Cooks

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to have lunch on the recommendation of friends. The salad bar was large and well stocked and the choice of a main meat was nice. The only issue we had was that our waitress was slow and rather disinterested. I also found...More

Thank Janfromwi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I met my daughter and her husband for a birthday dinner. After closely reading the menu we discovered that the, all you can eat buffet has an unusual clause. One I've never seen before. We can all have unlimited salad bar and unlimited hot side...More

Thank PalmCoaster285
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This place is simply a BIG FRAUD!!! They advertise a buffet yet they only give you less than 6 OZ off meet or fish if you want extra portion of meet or fish they actually charge you $3 for a thin slice,salad bar is very...More

Thank annapate
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Recently went to Cook’s with our family for dinner. Have been there many times. I must say it is my favorite buffet restaurant! Salad bar is plentiful and fresh. Meat carving station is always delicious. Great sides like homemade mashed potatoes and gravy. The desserts...More

Thank JMCS817
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Went for a work lunch to celebrate a Teammate's victory. It was ok. Not great. I had the salad bar and it lacked some things that are on a lot of salad bars. I probably wouldn't go back.

1  Thank Dihdhddj
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Questions & Answers
18 April 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They have a very large salad bar that is loaded with toppings. On the buffet, they have several meats (like prime rib, leg of lamb, etc) that are not in any gravy, so no gluten. We did not find any gluten free desserts... More
Nancy M
21 February 2017|
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Response from Ros R | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations. They use an antiquated deli style numbering system.
6 November 2016|
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Response from DelandBusinessOwner | Property representative |
In fairness to all of our customers we do not take reservations. We hope that you will join us for Thanksgiving dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-4339
The restaurant in an old home, built in 1910. It has recently been restored to accentuate it's original beauty and craftsmanship. It is warm and homey, just like home. The beautiful stained glass windows are the homes original windows. The grounds are landscaped with lush green and colorful plants.
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