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305 W Main St, Cumming, GA 30040-2445
770-887-9905
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Brunch has Declined into Sunday Buffet

Nice location and facility in a 100 year-old home. Too bad the quality and selection has declined. Had higher expectations based on past Sunday Brunches here, but this has declined into a more limited Sunday Buffet with a few uninspired breakfast options and lower overall food quality (except for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2014
Dale W
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service here is great and the feeling of eating a country meal inside a home was pretty cool. The buffet was a bit more limited than I would have liked, but a place worth trying at least once.

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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The latest Health Department Unsatisfactory score sez it all. We ate at the Foster House recently and were not pleased with the food. Since lots of folks say its a good place to eat we have been watching for news. Not a good report, and a score usually found at some the Chinese restaurants on Buford highway!!

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Cumming, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good local spot in an historic house. I have used it for a shower and a dinner and was very pleased. The staff was pleasant to work with and the food is very good. Nice setting for ladies!

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Cumming, Georgia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A nice quaint setting. However, the food is very sub par. There are two other buffets near by that offer much better food at a lower price. There is very little variety and food temperatures are not adequately maintained.

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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Save your money. $12.95 buffet for dried out pork loin, overcooked 25 cent size pieces of sausage? Never could get any chicken. Every few minutes another pan would come out of the kitchen and the stampede was on. Ran out of pork loin and replaced it with undercooked fish filets. Banana pudding was good, Styrofoam cup a nice touch. Good... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Enjoyed lunch there on Sunday. Great selection of food. Service was great! Fried chicken can't be beat anywhere. Everything homemade down to peach cobbler. Nice atmosphere and reasonable cost.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

First time at the Foster House for lunch. We had great fried green tomatoes, with a yummy sauce. Chicken salad plate and pimento cheese sandwich. Prices were good and everyone was really nice. Ready to try the Sunday lunch Buffett! Make sure to visit soon! You won't be disappointed!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Nice location and facility in a 100 year-old home. Too bad the quality and selection has declined. Had higher expectations based on past Sunday Brunches here, but this has declined into a more limited Sunday Buffet with a few uninspired breakfast options and lower overall food quality (except for the fried chicken and turnip greens). They are capable of better,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

FOSTER HOUSE The only night they are open is Friday when they have music and a country buffet for $12.95 Recently I had this buffet for the first time. It was a bargain having the buffet with music included. However the buffet was more limited than I had expected with only fried chicken and fried fish as the 2 meats.... More 

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Cumming
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Renovated house, quaint,quiet, beautiful inside. They offer coupons a lot. Hard to find, remember, it's a house. Downtown Cumming, worth the effort.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 W Main St, Cumming, GA 30040-2445
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cumming
  • Phone Number: 770-887-9905
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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