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O'Neal's Country Buffet

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558 W Base St, Madison, FL 32340-2062
+1 850-973-6400
10:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A buffet with limited options. Nothing spectacular to rave about. The food was traditional southern cooking, no complex flavors or food mixes, but good enough for the locals as they steadily streamed in to eat.

Thank AgentX2014
Panama City
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187 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

How are GPS found this great country buffet restaurant as we were traveling along I 10 in Florida. It's only about 3 1/2 miles off of the interstate but well worth the trip over there. They smoke their chicken right there that is served on the buffet. We love country food and O'Neil's in our opinion is one of the... More 

Thank Charles F
New Hope, Minnesota
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way to visit family for thanksgiving and our meal was a little thanksgiving in itself! It's an all you care to eat buffet with classic southern food. My favorite was the butterbeans. They were tender and delicious with just the right amount off ham. Fried chicken was perfect too. And the green beans melt in the mouth.... More 

Thank Ann M
Herndon, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Meals are served buffet style and there are enough customers that the items are always fresh. There are plenty of seats to handle everyone that arrives. You can buy by the lb for carry out but I have only done sit down for a flat fee which includes your drink. Lots of fried food and "country cookin". Friendly and efficient... More 

Thank Linda V
Mobile, Alabama
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

When we were planning to visit the Madison Children's Ranch, I googled on restaurants there to find out where to eat. When I read the reviews of O'Neal's Country Buffet I found that people were driving an hour or more to go there because of the quality and quantity of good food. When we arrived at our hotel, we asked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and great price. We drove 110 miles one way. We will probably do it again but not soon. We ate here 2 year ago on the way from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. We enjoyed the food so much we talked often about coming back so we made the long drive. No regrets.

Thank Happyshuppie
Ocala, Florida
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196 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We try to stop at O'Neals when we travel through the area. At only $9 for lunch you have all you want including dessert and tea or lemonade. Take out is a deal, too. If you haven't tried it, you're missing out.

Thank Arlene32182
Port Charlotte, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We actually pass our destination (Mayo Fl. ) to come stay in Madison and eat here! Headed back there August 31st, It is southern food at it's best! The staff is as amazing as the food.

Thank Terri A
Jacksonville, Florida
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My family and I have now eaten at O'Neals twice and each time the food was excellent. The locals obviously know this is the place to go as well as there is almost always a line taking food out in to go containers. The wait staff has always been very personable and the price can't be beat. Your drink is... More 

Thank gator84
Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was skeptical upon driving up to the place, and continued to be even as I walked in. It didn't take but a couple minutes to change my thoughts and was pleasantly surprised by the friendliness and amazing taste and quality of the food. The cost was fabulous and the portions are incredible! I highly recommend this place and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558 W Base St, Madison, FL 32340-2062
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 850-973-6400

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