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Cook's Buffet, Cafe & Bakery

704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
+1 386-734-4339
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (45 reviews)
“turkey” (40 reviews)
“ham” (32 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were actually doing some work ovwr there and stop to eat there the food was really delicious and the waitresses were great.

Thank Tomas J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I met our neice and family here for lunch. There was a wait because they don't take reservations, but not a bad wait. They were very busy because it was Mother's day. When we were seated we were immediately greeted by our friendly...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on 9th May lunch time. Having stumbled across the place on our way to Jacksonville. The greeter who also acted as a cashier was rather like a drill sergeant barking out her orders to customers, but the food and service was excellent. Meals...More

Thank JennyCwren
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As buffets go you will love this place. Neat ordering concept, all you can eat salad bar for one price or get the works, salad bar, a choice of meat, drink and a dessert. Another order of meat will be extra but probably not needed...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, good servers, incredibly poor managerial customer relations. I and 3 others had dinner at Cooks on 04-30-18. My wife and I ordered one (1) piece of pie to split, with our dinners. Upon arriving home I checked the receipt and noticed I have...More

Thank Joe999I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At Cooks, you build your salad, choose your entree (roast beef, lamb, fish, turkey, ham), and then choose your vegetables and potatoes. You can go back for more salad and vegetables and potatoes. Garlic bread is brought to your table. The salad bar has a...More

Thank AngelaSC
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Been working in Deland Fl.and drove by looking for a local place to have lunch.Saw Cooks and decided to give it a try.Very friendly staff.I was lucky enoughto have Jennifer as my server.Very informative about the menu and local surrounding. I tried the salad bar...More

Thank veteranscabling
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Salad bar may not be the largest, but still the best in town. The carving station was enticing to the eyes. Efficient and friendly staff should not be overlooked. Excellent food quality.

Thank Marc U
Reviewed 7 April 2018

All you can eat sides and salad, but one generous serving of your choice of well prepared meat. Always consistent and good; no surprises. Enjoy bringing guests here for lunch. There are also a few menu selections from which to choose and a decadent dessert...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Went with 3 other couples to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We arrived on a Sunday at 4:15 & were seated 10-15 minutes after arrival. Being our first time our server explained the menu. We all opted for the $16.00 meal which was all you could...More

Thank travelbug41563
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18 April 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They have a very large salad bar that is loaded with toppings. On the buffet, they have several meats (like prime rib, leg of lamb, etc) that are not in any gravy, so no gluten. We did not find any gluten free desserts... More
Nancy M
21 February 2017|
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Response from Ros R | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations. They use an antiquated deli style numbering system.
6 November 2016|
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Response from DelandBusinessOwner | Property representative |
In fairness to all of our customers we do not take reservations. We hope that you will join us for Thanksgiving dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-4339
The restaurant in an old home, built in 1910. It has recently been restored to accentuate it's original beauty and craftsmanship. It is warm and homey, just like home. The beautiful stained glass windows are the homes original windows. The grounds are landscaped with lush green and colorful plants.
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