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5300 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-4976
+1 803-787-4446
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Damifno, SC
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We met there as a party ot nine around 11 AM. We were seated in one of the rear sections where the waitress was more than happy to push several tables together so we could sit as a group. The restaurant wasn't very crowded this time, perhaps because it was a Tuesday. I have to admit that all of the... More 

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Dickson, Tennessee, United States
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a selection, they must have every food item you could ever think of and the same goes for the desserts. Any think you could ever think of when it comes to the goodies. Military/Veterans as well as Sr's get a discount.

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Thank Robert L
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Not a pleasant experience. We had to sort through the silverware to find enough clean utensils for our party of 4. The napkin holder at our table was nearly empty. The chairs and table tops were greasy. It was so hot in the restaurant that the staff was sweating terribly. When we asked if the air conditioning was out we... More 

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Thank Becky R
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I read the reviews and some weren't great. I decided to go and try this buffet anyhow. I ate there last week and this week.... Both times I was there early around 8 am... It was AWESOME! buffet only is around $10 and has everything... I had breakfast, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, biscuits & gravy, then fried flounder, fries, and... More 

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Thank Christmas S
Damifno, SC
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

You could tell from the full parking lot that it was going to be busy inside. We arrived about 11 AM and the line past the entry cash register/drink station was nice and short and moved quickly. We selected our table then left to get silverware and a small plate. The selections were large and the trays of food were... More 

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Thank TipSC
United States
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

While this was your typical Golden Corral, it just seemed different with dozens and dozens of recent Army Basic Training graduates dining in their dress uniforms. Apparently it is a must stop for the graduates and the restaurant goes out of it's way to ensure that these new soldiers enjoy a great meal. They even take time to express the... More 

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Thank ontheroad6
Elgin, SC
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

This location near Fort Jackson has stepped up their game. Cashier was friendly, drink was prepared quickly, server was cordial and friendly. I made the mistake of filling up my salad plate, there wasn't"t much room left for the entries. Huge variety of food AND desserts. Hoping I can walk back to my car.😉

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Thank avguy49
North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

It wasn't pleasant..Food was poor, crummy atmosphere...Just not good. Would recommend you find somewhere else to eat..Plenty of places in Columbia, this is one I will definitely skip

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Thank flo11NorthCarolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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80 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Don't normally like to eat at this type of buffet but enjoyed this one. The salad bar was plentiful and fresh. The hot bar was generally okay. I really like that they have Brussel Sprouts. They need to stop trying to do breakfast items with lunch though because that part was not good. Would go back!

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Thank Mike B
Gastonia, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I really like golden corral they make some good food and love their ddeserts I mean I wish I worked there that how good the food is its like oh my lord I wish I could eat 3 plates but I cant I can only eat 2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5300 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-4976
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-787-4446

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