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Golden Corral

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1605 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550-5934
+1 956-425-6907
07:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 10:45 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 21:30
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a new place new to old building. Old was smaller and mot very clean. Management has done well in building the new place. better parking, better flow around the serving area and clean restrooms.

Thank Roger A
San Antonio, Texas
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206 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food was very good. There are many choices and plenty for everyone. Very Fresh. It is very loud due to the "Warehouse" type ceiling. There were many children running a round. It is a "Family Restaurant".

Thank Patrice C
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144 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We haven't been to Golden Corral in years. Since they built a new restaurant, we decided to try it on what we hoped would be a slow night. Turned out ok. The grilled steak was excellent. Selection was good, restaurant pretty clean. This has not always been the case, and thus the reason we hadn't been in years. Will we... More 

Thank TexasLibraryLady
Round Lake Beach
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The place was dirty, out of many of the food items, It was a very bad experience. Would not return to either this one or the other Golden Corral in McAllen, Tx it was the same situation only maybe worse. Both very disappointing. Called the manager about situation but never got a response.

Thank Sharron A
Treasure Island, Florida
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93 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Very good...new building..everything was fresh. Better than any Golden Corral I have ever been to eat. Always packed so food turns over fast so fresh and well seasoned. Great food and now I qualify for Senior discount even better - so good I ate her twice while in town.

Thank Glenn M
Harlingen, Texas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have eaten at Goldlen Corral a number of times and each time we are very very pleased with the food. It is real country and back home eating every time! The service is super good and the prices very very reasonable. The selection is great and the Pot Roast is a real favorite of ours. It is melt in... More 

Thank 111audreyf
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food was not hot. I am afraid of food that is not hot. Service was so bad i had to ask the bus boy to give me coffee, our dirty dishes went on the clean table across the aisle. The best Golden Corral in the Rio Grand Valley is in McAllen, Tx.

Thank Lois J
San Jose, California
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I guess average for buffet. Not sure why I was expecting more but I guess it's your average buffet, no taste pretty bland. Some of the food appeared to be sitting for awhile.

Thank Where_to_next071
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place is very well known and the problem is with the flavor. Everything tastes plain and feels like you get full with no much of food. The steak, which is the best offering, have some nerves on it. Not very good quality. Not very good for healthy food, a lot of items are fried with a lot of bread.... More 

Thank elvatoli
Harlingen, United States
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was our first visit at their new location. We should have known better when we saw three school buses unloading elementary age children. Don't get me wrong, I love children and they were well behaved. The teachers did a great job of supervising the five busloads that finally showed up. But it made for a big crowd, difficulty in... More 

Thank Donald L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550-5934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-425-6907

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