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42490 Hwy 280, Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 208-0351
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Valentine's Day Buffet

We went on Valentine's Day and they were having a special buffet. We arrived about 5. It was already busy but there was no wait. However, it was starting to really fill up by the time we left. The service was great! And the brought us samples from the buffet while we looked at the menu. We decided... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Alexander City, Alabama
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Alexander City, Alabama
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went on Valentine's Day and they were having a special buffet. We arrived about 5. It was already busy but there was no wait. However, it was starting to really fill up by the time we left. The service was great! And the brought us samples from the buffet while we looked at the menu. We decided on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Food was great and there is allot of it. It seemed expensive for the area but the whole area is strewn with fast food. This place is worth a look. Like many places in the south looks are deceiving but the product speaks for itself. Chicken parm was great cheese bread and their meet sauces was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I love the chicken Alfredo! And the smores pizza is awesome! If u want super super awesome Italian food then this is the place! The people are soo nice and service was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Authentic Italian meal. The buffet was amazing. Great service for our large group. The owner even came out and spoke to us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Amazing food, amazing service, amazing people run this place. The best place to eat, and I am so thankful it's right here in my hometown! My two kids even eat for free! Kids under 5 eat for free!!!!! Yes! Love it!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

is better. The salad bar is the same, the pizza is the same, the lasagna is less than comparable to something you might find in the Piggly Wiggly freezer, and the spaghetti has no meat. There really isn't any culinary reason to go there although the service is good and friendly. I'm sorry for them. They deserve better food to... More 

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Sylacauga, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Food great but service outstanding. Owner comes out to each table and makes you feel welcome. Personally thanks you for choosing his restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere

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Cataula, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Went for Sunday Buffett again. Great food and great service. The guy that owns it is very appreciative of your business and comes by to offer food and check on you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Had a most pleasant meal here - good, home style Italian food and great service. The portions are very generous, so bring your appetite! It's not a fancy restaurant- more like a big Italian family eating in the kitchen - not the dining room. And that's the sense we got from this place - the guests were treated like family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

The night I came in it wasn't busy. The people were very nice and helpful. The food was awesome! It was more than I could finish. I really liked garlic bread. I highly recommend eating here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42490 Hwy 280, Sylacauga, AL 35150
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Sylacauga
  • Phone Number: (256) 208-0351

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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