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Cooks Cafe Express

101 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720
+1 386-738-5030
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“soups” (4 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“great service” (2 reviews)
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101 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720
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Reviews (44)
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a buffet-style restaurant, with a carving station. Honestly, everything they serve seems tired to me. Nothing startlingly good. However, if you're HUNGRY, then definitely try it.

Thank Stormyknitter
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We went to Cook's for Thanksgiving dinner and the food was fantastic! Fresh, tasty and the buffet was super clean and they took care of all of the people with superb customer service.

Thank Terryminator
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Best place to eat in Deland PERIOD! Desserts are to die for. Service is great. Don't be turned off because it is a buffett. I don't like buffets but this is sooo different

Thank bob858
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were surprised that there were different prices depending on what you get, even though it is a buffet. Despite that oddity, the food was very good and so was the pie we shared afterward.

Thank Love-A-Behr
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was a delightful experience. The food was excellent, the service was excellent and we went early before touring the Stetson Mansion. We got in, ate in leisure, enjoyed it immensely and we are planning to take a group from our church in Orlando. I...More

Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We tried Cooks twice when we first moved to DeLand. They use garlic salt on what would otherwise be wonderful bread. The salt makes it taste bitter. Salad bar is really, really good, cold, crisp and fresh. The vegetables are good but the meat was...More

Thank Tn1949
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is an example of how not to run a cafe. The line is always long because of the speed (or lack of) by the order taker. Then the food takes forever and if you are lucky they may give you more than one napkin....More

Thank L M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food is okay, but the atmosphere is rather drab. It's run of the mill food... not bad, but certainly nothing to get excited about. I had a chicken pita sandwich, and it was a bit on the wee side. If you like to have...More

Thank Matheus007
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I loved the Holiday House! We ate there at least 2 times per week and all Holidays! It is now called Cooks Café. It is just not the same. The salad bar is sloppy looking, drippings everywhere, even on the floor. The hot bar is...More

Thank KrystalLady
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place has so many things to offer it is great for the money you area ble to order eat and have fast great service

Thank Lesley B
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Questions & Answers
2 October 2015|
Response from DelandBusinessOwner | Property representative |
Our evening buffet is $10.99 which includes our unlimited 20 ft salad bar, unlimited fresh vegetables and one very generous portion of top quality meat. If you want dessert and beverage included its $15.99. This way you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-738-5030
A small but tasty cafe tucked inside the mainstreet building downtown Deland. Started in 1983. Fresh, cooked to order burgers, sandwiches and fresh salads. Homemade soups and bread bowls. Homemade desserts to die for. Low price but big in quality.
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