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Cook's Buffet, Cafe & Bakery

704 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720
+1 386-734-4339
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Ranked #23 of 145 Restaurants in DeLand
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $14
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Description: The restaurant in an old home, built in 1910. It has recently been restored to accentuate it's original beauty and craftsmanship. It is warm and homey, just like home. The beautiful stained glass windows are the homes original windows. The grounds are landscaped with lush green and colorful plants.
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English first
Huntersville, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

I'm not a fan of buffet food but ended up going here as part of a group. The portions are generous, I mean GENEROUS. I've never seen such a huge pork chop in all of my life! Everything is done nicely. Food is good, not great. Desserts are average. Price is okay. No real complaint but not something I would... More

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DeLand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Had been going to the Holiday House for more than 40 years, thought it had gone out of business until I asked some relatives from out of town where they wanted to meet for dinner and they said Cook's. That's when I found out the son, Mike, had it and to my pleasant surprise : The food is the same,... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

When I think of buffet food, I think of marginal quality and just tolerable at best. This is far from th e case with Cook's Buffet. Very good quality and nothing I had didn't impress me. Deserts are not your cheap "Golden Corral" quality, but very creative selections. Yes, you pay for seconds on meat, but they give you a... More

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Deltona, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We tried this place once when we first moved to the area. So, its a buffet. Except you pay more if you want seconds on meat. They serve the meat. He is not very generous with the meat..he put more on my 6yr olds plate. The guy who is the meat server is the owner I believe (I asked) and... More

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Huntington, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Everytime we visit Deland we can not miss "Cooks" (formerly Holiday House) very good fresh food, clean, staff is wonderful, feels like you are eating a home cooked meal at "grandma's house" mmmmm good.

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DeLand, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have gone to this restaurant many times and the buffet is always fresh and very good quality for the price. The waiter staff is very efficient and friendly.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Definitely won't be back! Bland food! Definitely not fresh! Cakes are not homade! Taste like they came out of the box for a $1, they charge $4 for 1 dessert! And every vegetable is canned except for the nasty mushy carrots!

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Longwood, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

NOT A BUFFET! You don't get to serve yourself. ONE piece of meat or you have to pay more. HORRIBLE customer service. Management is a joke or embarrassed to let us talk to the real management.

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DeLand, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a buffet restaurant. The food is bland for the most part. The carving station is impressive...if you can get the carver to notice you're there. Desserts are good, but certainly not superlative. It's a good place to take a family for a meal, because the prices aren't bad.

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DeLand, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I had a delicious meal today. She had a Chicken Velevt soup and sandwich, while I enjoyed an open face roast beef dinner. Robbe our server was great! we never had to ask for anything and explained everything well. The desserts look AWESOME and a wide variety! We had big portions and did not have room for... More

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Address: 704 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720
Phone Number: +1 386-734-4339
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
Cuisine: American

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