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Ole Times Country Buffet

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2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
386-752-1670
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good buffet with Southern style favorites

We recently at the Ole Times Country Buffet with my in-laws. They enjoy buffets and we thought this would make a nice outing. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch buffets at this location. This was our first time visiting and we were all very pleasantly surprised at the quality and selection of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Gators89
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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We recently at the Ole Times Country Buffet with my in-laws. They enjoy buffets and we thought this would make a nice outing. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch buffets at this location. This was our first time visiting and we were all very pleasantly surprised at the quality and selection of items. Our waitress was very pleasant and kept our... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I eat here probably once a month. It is always very good. Tastes like down home country cooking. Always lots of choices especially with the vegetables. I've never been impressed with the desserts but usually too full to worry about dessert anyway. Highly recommend the Fried Chicken and they have a nice salad bar. We never go... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We happened to be in Lake City on a Friday and knew they had an Old Times Country Buffet. Friday and Saturday nights is their Seafood Buffet. We got there just after 4 pm. There is plenty of parking available. There was no line. You pay in advance including the tip. There was a good variety of fried seafood (shrimp,... More 

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Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food is always tasty here. I think the food is too salty, but my husband disagrees with me. I was worried when we visited last time and saw a tour bus in the parking lot. I was afraid that there would be limited seating and that the steam tables would not be full, but I was wrong. The food... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Fun Southern Kitsch. This buffet has every good ole fashioned down home Southern Country food that you could want. Southern hospitality; with the exception of the young'un at the register during our visit who seemed irritated during our checkout. Have a hankering for plump juicy 'maters. Yep you can buy as many as you can handle here as well. We... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The buffet is outstanding and the price is right. I consider it better than most buffets I've eaten at in Florida. Clean and they keep it fully stocked even during the "off" hours... i.e. 2pm. I eat there at least once every trip into this area. Love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

if you like buffets then you'll love this one! Good ol country food and a decent price, all ya can eat and all the tea you can drink! Come hungry!

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Beaumont, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

What you would expect from a buffet--lots of fried stuff. Lots of desserts..pie tasted like it was out of a grocery box.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We love going here as it is always clean and the service staff are quick to take care of you. Fried Chicken, pork chops, as well as the country vegetables of cream corn, lima's, black eye peas, turnips and the must have cornbread! They also have a large area of desserts that are all old school style as well. Large... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This buffet does have a lot of food, a lot of choices. But when I went the food was pretty mediocre.

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Additional Information about Ole Times Country Buffet

Address: 2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
Phone Number: 386-752-1670
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: 386-752-1670

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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