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Golden Corral

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1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
+1 217-585-6830
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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MO
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped and had lunch when traveling. The vegetables were well cooked. Usually they are mushy. The fried catfish was excellent.

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Thank trekluvr
Jacksonville, Illinois
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131 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We decided to try Golden Corral for lunch and this was our first ever visit. We did not go there with high expectations. Yet we were surprised by the place and the staff. The staff was friendly and attentive. It appears that there are servers assigned to different spots in the dining room. Coffee refills were nice. The dirty dishes... More 

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Thank cyclonesdan
United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came to Golden Corral for dinner on Friday night for an early Valentine's Day celebration. We were excited about having prime rib, but after getting to our table we discovered they no longer do the prime rib on weekends. That was really disappointing because we came here a couple times during that promotion and we truly... More 

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Thank Trips4Me83
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Up until yesterday I have never had a complaint about this restaurant. Everything was great. Yesterday was not the case. Many of the food item trays that I enjoy were empty. No Brussel sprouts, no sweat potatoes, no baked chicken, to name a few. The baked yeast rolls were extremely hard on the bottom. The pot roast, which is my... More 

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Thank Bonnie R
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this restaurant chain and were very surprised. The food choice and quality, considering that it is an 'all you can eat buffett' was very good. The staff were very helpful and friendly

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Thank Garonne9
Decatur, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoy eating here because we can get home style food that we can't get at most restaurants. Great salad bar with fresh fruit,a great variety of vegetables such as corn and green beans to spinach and cauliflower. 6 or 7 different meats, including a Mexican bar and Chinese . Gee I am hungry again just thinking about it!

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Thank Marie W
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

There is nothing special about Golden Corral other than it is an all you can stuff youself eatery. From breakfast to desserts, they should have what you're looking for and more.

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Thank John W
Windom
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped there for supper while on vacation. You could tell that it is a favorite place to eat in the area. The food was very good, the servers were quick to refill glasses and remove plates. All the while we were there, there was a long line of people waiting to get in, not because the service was slow... More 

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Thank Kathy B
Ladue, Missouri
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I often do the drive trip back and forth to Chicago on Hy 55 from St Louis. While on the road, I also tend to stop at the Golden Corral restaurant in Springfield, as they have a quick "easy on/easy off" exit (16th St Exit) from the interstate itself. I've been doing this business drive run for a number of... More 

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Thank David W
Illinois
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Always a good selection. The food is usually fresh, hot, and not soggy. The fried chicken is not greasy. The price is quite reasonable (except for the $2.50 iced tea).

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Thank Steve P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-585-6830
Description
buffet

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