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5008 NC Hwy 55, Durham, NC 27713-9433
+1 919-544-2275
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Union
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have not been to a buffet like this in quite some time. There are so man items to choose from, no one should be disappointed. Being from New Jersey, the food has a whole different taste. We were in town for a funeral and we went for dinner on a Friday night. We went @ 8 pm on a... More 

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Thank DeeCUnion
Durham
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349 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I’ve grown wary of buffet places over the past several years. The food is usually pretty disappointing. But a Canadian friend came to town and wanted to experience something quintessentially American and excessive. Enter Golden Corral. It had been several years since I’d been. In the past, I’ve left miserable and let down. Although we most certainly ate too much,... More 

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1 Thank EdRockster
Long Island, New York
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went with my Father-In-Law Night they were honoring Veterans for their service. They didn't charge for the Veteran . It was hectic. However, everything was performed in an orderly manner Service was excellent & most courteous. Food was hot & tasty.

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1 Thank marty O
Raleigh, North Carolina
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

You honestly will never get what you pay for it out of this restaurant. All you can eat is 2 plates and you are ready to go. For two people that is 31 bucks. Not worth it

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Thank Keosha1908
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

my trip there was very good when you what fast and on the go and i would tell somebody were to go for a nice dinner

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1 Thank X7873PYjuliew
Raleigh, North Carolina
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668 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We came to Golden Corral after my sister's graduation from NCCU Law School. I guess she chose it because we had such a big group and she thought it would work for everyone. The food was decent. The restaurant is in need of a deep clean. Everything felt dirty. For the amount you pay for dinner, it's worth it.

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1 Thank VEE1225
Florida
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Golden Corral has a great breakfast buffet----with lots of choices----the omelets are cooked to order....and everything is available. Reasonably priced, your meal includes juice and milk.

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Thank Tarheeldude
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Good variety of Southern comfort foods at a set-price...freshly prepared and allowing for all in the group to pick as much of their persoal preferences at a budget price....very clean and attentive servers...and the best yeast rolls in town!

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1 Thank Psych13
Georgia
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We came to the Golden Corral while on a trip to take our youngest son for his first year in college and to visit with your oldest two sons and their friends/family. We arrived for breakfast at 10:00 am and needed a table for 10. They quickly put a table together for us and everyone was off to fix their... More 

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Thank akerr8787
Willoughby, OH
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128 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

Everything I love about Golden Corral -- the items on the salad bar were fresh, with all the variety one could ask for. The items on the hot buffet were always hot. We ate there several times during our visit to Durham and were very pleased with the quality and value for the money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5008 NC Hwy 55, Durham, NC 27713-9433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-544-2275

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