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Ole Times Country Buffet

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2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
+1 386-752-1670
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Today
10:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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Lake City, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is conveniently located at the Mall in Lake City. Parking is no problem with handicap parking places available. The prices vary depending on the hour or day that you are there. The sad part about this is that they change their prices frequently, and they do not have much to offer for senior citizens except if you are... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After attending a meeting in Lake City, our group of 4 decided to give this place a try. Unfortunately, I don't think any of us will go back again. I do have to say that the place is very clean and the service was very good. However, the food was not that good. The best part of the buffet was... More 

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Thank Paca S
Shreveport, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food seemed pretty greasy and wasn't real hot. The staff is nice and the place is clean but other than that I feel it could be improved upon.

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Thank U2270MProbinb
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great and service was excellent and very friendly staff and wow what a bar of food ummm good.

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Thank Roger P
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is plentiful and I like it however fat and salt galore, maybe that is why it is good tasting! In Lake City main and only mall. Easy parking and close to I-75 on hey 90.

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Thank Jose T
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have a picky family, and every one found something they loved and got stuffed! I love this place and we frequently eat here.

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Thank Desiree M
Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A bit pricey but we did visit on a Sunday. Even if it hadn't been pricey it still needs a lot of work. Only a few items had any taste. I really wanted to find good in this place especially since the server Jen was outstanding. And the place was clean. Maybe if the chefs tasted it before sending out... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I rode here with 18 friends on New Years day, a tradition with our club for many years. We met another club there. This buffet is set up to handle large influxes of people without any slowdown. The food buffet is well stocked with southern favorites. Black eyed peas, collard greens, fried chicken, catfish, and so much more. The cornbread... More 

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Thank Deadeye3321
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here last year and liked it so much we came back this year. Apparently everyone else did too as it was extremely crowded but the staff were plenty and on their toes cleaning empty tables quickly and seating people ASAP. They worked as a finely greased machine including the cook staff resupplying the food tables. Everything was hot... More 

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Thank Linda J
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

So we were hungry and looked for something to eat that was "Country Cooking". Look no further! Everything on the hot bar was Excellent! They have a salad and dessert bar but they don't hold a candle to the hot bar. Service was just okay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-752-1670

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?