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Cousin Gary's Family

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626 S Key St, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
+1 336-368-1488
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food a fresh and delicious will be back again when we are there to stay again, great location, very friendly and reasonble pricing.

Thank Sherry M
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Good buffet, so good, without self discipline, you may waddle away instead of walking. Staff was Johnny on the spot, but not intrusive. Very enjoyable sit down meal!

Thank Jeff M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I am from NC and this is the food I grew up on...Corn bread made with white corn meal and buttermilk...Green beans cooked with bacon...Thick and creamy Chicken and dumpling (real ones, not the pasta noodle kind!)...Doughy peach cobbler...Thick and juicy Fried Chicken, not the fast food kind with its overly processed thick chewy coating over a sliver of dry... More 

Thank Heath F
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The food was tasty and you had good choices. The service was very good and the price reasonable. It is a family restaurant and many of the locals eat there too.

Thank Patricia L
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good, cheap and fresh food, and plenty of it, look no further. Some of the best fried chicken I've ever had, delicious buffet, friendly waitstaff and family owned and operated.

Thank Deborah L
Rural Hall, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The buffet was very good,food was fresh.It was in the afternoon and they were still busy.The staff were friendly and checked on you often would go back.

Thank Margaret O
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Not very clean-greasy-too crowded as to their tables, certain people seam to get waited on before others

Thank Anne C
Charlotte, North Carolina
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

In town visiting the big Christmas light display. The place downtown we been in the past was closed on Sunday. Decided to give this place a try. Walking in, it smelled not so good. We decided to give it a chance - were hungry and from what we saw our only other option was Hardee's. We scoped out the buffet... More 

Thank HayleyJ2010
Lewistown, Montana
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

You don't see places like this any more. Home cooking served buffet style. Good food, good service. Decor is nothing fancy, just the real deal. We enjoyed our meal there and definitely did not leave hungry. Side note: when I ordered chocolate milk, I got the biggest glass of milk I've ever had in a restaurant.

Thank Dave B
Smithfield, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

If you like country cooking with all of the mystery ingredients that may go along with that, this place is for you. If not, I advise to stay clear.

Thank Mark K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 S Key St, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pilot Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 336-368-1488

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