We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Old Country Buffet

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
5083 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112-2922
+1 717-657-6290
10:30 - 20:30
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 20:30
Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 61: English reviews
Level Contributor
26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Disappointing breakfasting. Pancakes had been in the warmer forever and were rock hard. Bacon was fatty and under cooked. Sausage was flavorless. Service was friendly and efficient. Not likely to go back anytime soon.

Thank ConstantTraveler032
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Good food for a buffet. Clean and super friendly waiters. Good place to go when you want food now without complaint.

Thank TPX08
Corolla, North Carolina
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Buffet style dining, employees kept the trays filled with food. Different breakfast options a plus. Friendly employees clearing dishes. Would have liked more drink options such as applejuice or grapejuice. My family never leaves hungry. Positive start too our trip.

Thank mpecht2012
Level Contributor
80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We happened to go on an afternoon where the youth were everywhere. We saw several buses outside and suspected a group of people was inside. We wanted a buffet because we like that style of food. Getting back to the youth- They hogged the ice cream machine and the floor around the drinks looked like something or things had spilled... More 

Thank David M
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
237 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This place needs to be deep clean urgently; floor under tables is disgusting, napkin holder as well. Coffee cups are stained. I find it a bit expensive since they now charge extra for the drinks... Everybody knows that fountain soda is crazy cheap for restaurants, so why are you charging so much extra for drinks when it costs you a... More 

Thank margusVM
Nesbit, Mississippi
Level Contributor
43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of this type of buffet but the food here was good, hot, plentiful and we had lots of choices. The salads were great - fresh and again, lots of choices. The veggies were good, the taco bar was nice, and while I don't eat meat, it looked good. The chocolate cake in the little metal... More 

Thank janeewoo
Fort Wayne
Level Contributor
102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

OCB's are becoming more difficult to find. It has been some time since I last visited, so we had to go. It wasn't bad. Though not all were especially friendly, our waitress kept our table clear & was very nice. They kept the dishes full and we enjoyed the food. Otherwise, not much has changed over the years. Good place... More 

Thank ehugo99
Shelby, North Carolina
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Had been at Hershey's Chocolate World all day and was starving. Wanted something other than fast food. Entered and had to wait, and wait, and wait... Employee was too busy cleaning the glass over the buffet lines. Looked at us several times and went back to cleaning. Wasn't from the area and was starving so we waiting patiently while tapping... More 

Thank cmtsmommy
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Employees sitting in the dining room putting shoes on playing on their cell phones. No hairnets or gloves worn at all by any employee, touching food. Most of the food was hard ,old, brown lettuce. Will never return!!

Thank Kelly S
Leonardtown, Maryland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We enjoyed our breakfast buffet at Old Country Buffet. Everything was so tasty and cooked properly. We have a large family with different likes. All 7 of us left full and happy and ready for our day of adventure at Hershey Park. Thank you Old Country Buffet!

Thank elymama7

Been to Old Country Buffet? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5083 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-657-6290

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Old Country Buffet and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Old Country Buffet staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?