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Golden Corral

5001 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
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Ranked #219 of 705 Restaurants in Bakersfield
Cuisines: Eclectic
Most recent review
- Oct 5, 2013
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English first
Maple Ridge, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

If you've never been to a Golden Corral, you're in for a treat. Have a little, have a lot. Either way, you're likely to find something that pleases. Food quality is good as far as buffet restaurants go, and the selection is fantastic. Buffets aren't for everybody. This is a little noisy and a big hit with families. Don't go... More

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Bakersfield, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

You will have variety of foods in a reasonable price. We've been going back here for that reason. Though in the last few visits, we've noticed how poor they will score for hiegine if they'll be spot-checked. Hope someone from the management is reading these feedback so they can do something about the overall cleanliness of the restaurant. It will... More

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Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The food was cold, must have been sitting out for a long period of time. The tables are very close together which made it difficult for my grandmother to get to the table. The service was ok but didn't come around much. There were lots of little kids running around and my grandma was almost knocked over and dropped her... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The food was cold, old and hard almost every dish we picked up was dirty. The waiter came by on a regular and was ok. The serving stations needed to be wiped down. I also don't see how you have a price for a buffet and the drink is not included.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

went to golden corral this was my second visit to one of them my first visit was in sprinfield ma and the place was dirty and food was not so great. decided to give the one in bakersfield a try since i was on vacation. food was ok but most of it looked like it had been sitting out for... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Delicious I'm never disappointed on the food maby just when I need a refill and it takes a long time to get one

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Bakersfield, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Seems different than the ones we like to visit as we drive on I-40. Quality appears to be lacking. Service is so-so. Price is great.

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bakersfield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Loud, crowded. the tables are too close together. traffic problems because of a terrible floor plan and layout. Smoke problems when ever they are cooking the meat. (not fun when you are allergic to smoke). While they do have a good selection to choose from, the cooking quality seemed to very largely. Usually everything was under cooked. This varied from... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

We did have a little bit of a wait but not to bad. The food was hot & delicious. Lots to choose from. The bathrooms were disgusting & were in desperate need of cleaning. The men's was pretty much destroyed.

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england
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170 reviews 170 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

we usually go to Golden Corral's in Florida....this place was much bigger with more items to choose from, staff where very friendly, Steaks grilled to order, bourbon chicken moist and tasty, made to order seafood was great, so much food to choose from and puddings and cotton candy to walk out with and for just $11.99 you cant beat it.

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