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2469 W US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055-4738
+1 386-752-1670
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10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have a picky family, and every one found something they loved and got stuffed! I love this place and we frequently eat here.

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Thank Desiree M
Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A bit pricey but we did visit on a Sunday. Even if it hadn't been pricey it still needs a lot of work. Only a few items had any taste. I really wanted to find good in this place especially since the server Jen was outstanding. And the place was clean. Maybe if the chefs tasted it before sending out... More 

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Thank ronmichelle
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I rode here with 18 friends on New Years day, a tradition with our club for many years. We met another club there. This buffet is set up to handle large influxes of people without any slowdown. The food buffet is well stocked with southern favorites. Black eyed peas, collard greens, fried chicken, catfish, and so much more. The cornbread... More 

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Thank Deadeye3321
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here last year and liked it so much we came back this year. Apparently everyone else did too as it was extremely crowded but the staff were plenty and on their toes cleaning empty tables quickly and seating people ASAP. They worked as a finely greased machine including the cook staff resupplying the food tables. Everything was hot... More 

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Thank Linda J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

So we were hungry and looked for something to eat that was "Country Cooking". Look no further! Everything on the hot bar was Excellent! They have a salad and dessert bar but they don't hold a candle to the hot bar. Service was just okay.

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Thank PlunderGirl
Lake City, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have been here several times, it has fair to average food on the buffet. The selection varies by day, the wings are really good if you can catch them, the rest of the food is just the typical cheap buffet style quality.

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Thank PrudenceMichelle
Pensacola, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is the best buffet you will ever eat. Their array of items on either of the 3 buffet bars, Hot bar, Salad Bar, Desert bar are abundant and delicious. I do not believe anyone would go in and taste everything they offer as you would be full before you got through the entire selections. Vegetables taste like they are... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent food. A great variety and wonderful salad bar. Service was very good and the food was good and hot. Two people can eat all they can hold with drinks and tax and tip for about $24.00 . You can also buy some excellent tomatoes and spuds on your way out....Don't forget the mixed soft Ice cream cone when leaving.... More 

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Live Oak, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I'm not big on buffets cause I don't eat THAT much. When I pay for all you can eat, I tend to overdo. So when I ate here, I did overdo. I found the food to be salty. The choices of main dishes and sides and desserts were plentiful. I can't say anything in particular was delicious and worth raving... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent southern down home cooking. This place has a nick name of the hog troff. Tag line of Southern cooking makes you good looking with a fat pig logo. Self explanatory. Lots and lots of pans of great food. You need self control to eat here. Very easy to overeat here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2469 W US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055-4738
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-752-1670

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