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2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
815-725-8989
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Tel: (815) 725-8989

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice variety with a group

We were in the Joliet area with a group of people for lunch and could not decide on just 1 place to eat. So we went to Golden Corral because of the variety. We were not disappointed. As with any buffet some items were not as good as others and can depend on your taste. The place was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
KC4444
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IL
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IL
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216 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We were in the Joliet area with a group of people for lunch and could not decide on just 1 place to eat. So we went to Golden Corral because of the variety. We were not disappointed. As with any buffet some items were not as good as others and can depend on your taste. The place was very clean... More 

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Thank KC4444
Grandville, MI
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146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

You will be reading other reviews about the numerous food choices. Only those people who have never gone to a Golden Corral don't already know this. You can really put on the pounds eating here, but it's very good compared with a lot of buffets. My wife and I especially enjoyed the pot roast and the white fish. They both... More 

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Thank DWbiker
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Nice place, great food, fair price. I visited with my family and have a nice experience. Loved the steak. Will be back soon.

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Thank Sam B
Crest Hill
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I eat here fairly often, and think the food is pretty good for the price. If you are a senior (over 60) take advantage of the early bird weekdays from 2-4pm. a buffet and a drink is like $8.50. I see they have really cut down the size of the desserts, the cupcakes are now mini-muffin size. I think the... More 

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Thank Diane G
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went for lunch on a Saturday so I figured the food would be relatively fresh. The food was subpar. The fruit was mushy and some strawberries were moldy. The lettuce was brown. The popular hot food was refilled, but the less popular stuff had a gross dried layer on top. The tiles floors were sticky everywhere. In the bathroom... More 

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Thank aegeeg
New Lenox, Illinois
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I'm not a big buffet guy, but this is your average Golden Corral. The food is decent and if you walk out hungry it's your fault. Listless service.

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Thank Bill M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Like all Golden Corrals, no lack of food options! Loved the steak grilled infront of you. I would go there again! Very busy place though.

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Thank Amie F
Chicago
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It's just what you expect from any buffet. The food here is decent but not great. The people who pick up the dishes work very hard and keep up with the empty plates. I do love their rolls. Try to get one and you will be hooked!

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Thank ChicagoRushfan
Illinois
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

the restaurant is an all you can eat buffet. The food is decent for an all inclusive meal, with lots of choices while not breaking your wallet. There is something for everyone. The only problem.... when you leave, your clothes smell!!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had dinner with friends Saturday night. No Spinach on the Salad Bar! Couldn't get a completely cooked all the way through chicken wing to save my life! Teriakyi steak was too tough to eat. Waitress "Ama" was pleasant, but non attentive. Never got a refill on the water or coffee, forgot one us had a lobster tail order. Brought the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: 815-725-8989

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Tel: (815) 725-8989
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 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
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?