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American, Bar, Pub
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120 W Hancock St, Milledgeville, GA 31061-3450
+1 478-414-1975
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We love Milledgeville, and each time we come back, we stop at Buffingtons. We always have a good time. The staff are friendly, and treat us like regulars, even though we've only been there a couple of times! We really enjoy it!

Thank Ilsa L
Milledgeville, Georgia
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great food ,service is usually slow so don't be in a hurry! Drink a beer 🍻! Enjoy the metal decor !

Thank diamondj98us
Milledgeville, GA
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's become a Milledgeville staple over the years. They have a good late-night college crowd. Earlier is more of a dinner crowd. The food is pretty good, especially for a sports bar. The hamburgers are VERY good. The Bob Marley soup is rather unique, but some days it's not as good as others... When they're "on", it's VERY good as... More 

Thank Lakedogs
Canton, Georgia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I decided to try out this place for lunch on a Sunday. We got seated right away as it was not that busy. It took awhile for server to get our drinks and to take our order. I noticed there were not that many servers so I tried to be a little more patient. It took over... More 

Thank KShubel
Dacula, GA
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were there for a college visit and this had been recommended for lunch. Our server was very attentive the entire time. However, seeing as how there were only two other tables, each with only two folks, I didn't see or understand why it would take 25 minutes to fix 3 sandwiches - and then to wait that long only... More 

Thank emalday68
Marietta, GA
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Ate here the night of the Deep Roots festival. The wait was about 10 minutes at 9:50 p.m. We ordered burgers (with the egg on top) and veggie burgers with fried pickles, sweet potato fries, and beers. Excellent food and service. We had also visited the night before around 1:00 a.m. when the band was on stage. Fun atmosphere with... More 

Thank ReviewerMariettaGA
Woodstock, Georgia
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122 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting friends on Lake Sinclair and came into town for dinner. Routine college town eatery. Sandwiches, burgers, beer and booths. The catfish filet dinner was ok. Not much flexibility on sides. Service was.....confusing.....took a while to get orders straight.....

Thank a1ajane
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Food is usually good in this place. But I usually go for a beer and a relaxed time. If you are lucky and arrive when one of the two good service people are working you will have a good time. Otherwise stay out of the place.

Thank Tony M
Columbia, South Carolina
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183 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

You know that every restaurant's kitchen can have a bad day and of course it's the wait staff that pays for it! Today lunch took 21/2 hours at Buffingtons! Initially crowded we watched other disgruntled customers waiting for food that didn't come and didn't come and didn't come! Okay, the appetizers came after a while, but the entrees took close... More 

Thank David R
Alpharetta, Georgia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

There was a sizable crowd due to GCSU move-in day. We were seated quickly, but then waited an hour and a half to get food, and they got 2 out of 3 orders wrong. Highly frustrating. Manager tried to make good on all the hassles with 50% off. I guess that's better than nothing. The food wasn't bad, but certainly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Hancock St, Milledgeville, GA 31061-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Milledgeville
  • Phone Number: +1 478-414-1975

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