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Golden Corral

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2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
+1 815-725-8989
07:30 - 21:30
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Sun 07:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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Kankakee, Illinois
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at this location on a Monday.We have eaten at many Golden Corrals,mostly in the south.The food here was bland,nothing special,catfish was good. Not worth the price,even at senior rate.

Thank Caddytravel
Denver, Colorado
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400 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here on way to Midway Airport for a quick lunch (12:30). It was very busy but had great parking, appeared well staffed, clean, and full selection trays with many selections to choose from. The staff was very polite and my attendant (Tammy) was very helpful. The selections I chose, chicken liver, meat loaf, green beans, cheese cake, and... More 

Thank jvboyle
Justice, Illinois
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63 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We usually go there for lunch, but the signs advertising their new dinner scallops were so tempting that we decided to spend the extra for dinner. The signage showed plump, beautiful scallops on a skewer. Well, not so in person. I have never seen such miniscule scallops - smaller than a tiny early June pea! They could have been skewered... More 

1 Thank hepner-girl
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

It's called Awesome Pot Roast for a reason, it's Awesome! This restaurant is clean and the food is consistently good. If something you want needs to be replenished, just ask and it will be done. It is weighed, you pay by the pound. If you are there before 4:00, you get the lunch price. ***Little known fact: You can "take... More 

Thank judy8000
Joliet, Illinois
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a good place to go for variety. There's something for everyone. The waitresses are always friendly and everything was pretty clean. You get many choices for the price of some fast food places these days.

1 Thank Shauna-AaronA
East Peoria, Illinois
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Not much to say as we always get a good buffet no matter what town we visit. Salad bar seemed better than most.

Thank D R
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260 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We were in the Joliet area with a group of people for lunch and could not decide on just 1 place to eat. So we went to Golden Corral because of the variety. We were not disappointed. As with any buffet some items were not as good as others and can depend on your taste. The place was very clean... More 

Thank KC4444
Grandville, MI
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252 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

You will be reading other reviews about the numerous food choices. Only those people who have never gone to a Golden Corral don't already know this. You can really put on the pounds eating here, but it's very good compared with a lot of buffets. My wife and I especially enjoyed the pot roast and the white fish. They both... More 

1 Thank DWbiker
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Nice place, great food, fair price. I visited with my family and have a nice experience. Loved the steak. Will be back soon.

Thank Sam B
Crest Hill
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I eat here fairly often, and think the food is pretty good for the price. If you are a senior (over 60) take advantage of the early bird weekdays from 2-4pm. a buffet and a drink is like $8.50. I see they have really cut down the size of the desserts, the cupcakes are now mini-muffin size. I think the... More 

Thank Diane G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-725-8989
Tel: (815) 725-8989

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