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4005 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2943
+1 434-832-6440
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10:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 21:30
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Amherst, Virginia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Food and service were both decent. They are centrally located and convenient. They are privately owned and do NOT honor the Golden Corral specials advertised on TV. That was disappointing!

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Thank curleyandlc
Atlanta, Georgia
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We go to GC at different locations. This is one of the better ones as very clean, staff was friendly, our server extremely good, and the food selection large - Taste very good.

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Thank mee338
Virginia
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109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Typical Golden Corral. Lots of choices, food was correct temp, my waitress was very good and sadly I didn't get her name but she had dark hair and a small back brace around her lower back. I was there on Dec 9 at 4pm.

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Thank VirginiaDoctorlady
Roanoke, VA
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483 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stopped in while passing through Lynchburg. No lines, reasonably priced and friendly service. Nice variety on the buffet including a ton of desserts. Sometimes buffets can be all over the place, but we found this one to be very good.

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Thank Hokiechip
St. Catharines, Canada
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great food, reasonable price with quality that you can depend on. Good service, the usual fantastic food with top notch staff. No complaints

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Thank Randy M
evington, Virginia
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136 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dine there once in a while. We do when they have the prime rib because the steaks are always way over cooked, very rare or tough. The servers are very nice and seem to be overworked. The other food seems to be just average for a buffet. The shrimp are the typical frozen over breaded ones... More 

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Thank ottoabc
Durham, North Carolina, United States
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was an exceptional Golden Corral! Very clean; food was fresh and cooked perfectly; staff extremely friendly! Definitely recommend!

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Thank Cher H
Lynchburg, Virginia
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144 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Basically it is cafeteria food. The food is 2nd grade at best. The meat is overloaded with salt. It is good if you want a lot of cheap food and you don't care about quality (I have had better food at McDonalds).

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Amherst, Virginia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Excellent ALL THE WAY! Service great. Value great. Food great. We go because my husband says it is some of the best prime rib, even better than the expensive restaurants he as dined. The selections were so many. Salad bar, mex/tex bar, chinese bar, american bar, rolls, deserts, etc. If you don't find something here to love then you can't... More 

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Thank curleyandlc
Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Although under the weather, I attempted to make Golden Corral one of my first stops for a meal. The food was good. The atmosphere was pleasant. Enjoyed my time at this Golden Corral.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4005 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2943
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-832-6440

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