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“Not as good as you think”
Review of Golden Corral

Golden Corral
Ranked #92 of 190 Restaurants in Elgin
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

My wife, 3 year old and I had a coupon, so thought we would try this since its been around a while and seems to be busy at times. Not what I expected and not in a good way. Tables were not clean and had problem finding silverware. Also, the stations where the food was had spilled food all around and on the floor also. Manager was around and didnt seem to be to concerned about how the place looked. Food....very plain and not to exciting. I understand its a buffet, but it should taste somewhat decent. The only good thing was the desert area...and only because my son wanted it. Dont waste your time....try somewhere else.

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Thank mrfone44
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

I have been to this restaurant several times. It is a good place to go when you are hungry, on a budget, and are looking for a variety of food. The buffet is self-serve -except for the drinks, and the service is rather poor - even when the place is not busy. The food is decent with a good variety of diverse dishes. The place can be a little loud at times, but that is typical of buffet joints. The restaurant is inexpensive and a great value, but would not appeal to sophisticated diners.

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Thank Zreebs
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Golden Corral provides a very big bang for your dining buck. The food is generally tasty. The management, at least at lunch, could be better. Far too often, items on the buffet are not filled in a timely fashion. The regular manager spends too much time in his office, when he should be out checking the line and mingling with customers. Also, it is nice to have a fresh omelet station, but the station is almost NEVER manned, so almost no one uses it. Regardless, the food is plentiful, good and really reasonable priced. With proper management, this place would be a gem.

Thank legalmaven
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Nothing special. It was buffet food that lacked any taste. Waitress was very friendly. Don't think I would return.

Thank sherrylewistown
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Reviewed 1 June 2015

This is the Worst place to eat. It started off nice when they first opened, but it has gone down hill. I went there last year and that was my last time I will ever go there.. NASTY. NASTY. NASTY..

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Thank Paul B
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