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Golden Corral

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2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
815-725-8989
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7:30 am - 9:30 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
Description: Tel: (815) 725-8989

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average all-you-care-to-eat...

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Bill M
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New Lenox, Illinois
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Bourbonnais, Illinois
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71 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

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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New Lenox, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

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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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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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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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Illinois
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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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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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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Golden Corral 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 should be something for everyone in your party to enjoy and definitely all leave with full bellies!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

It was ok pancakes and sausage was way overlooked.Service was great.the selection of food has greatly improved.

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Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

...and the people/patrons. If it was not for the three nice elderly couples and a mother/daughter, who were all sitting in our area so we chatted it up, I probably would have left without eating. The place was overcrowded at 3pm on a Monday with sparse amounts of food readily available. My four year old is very picky but we... More 

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Dexter, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

booked a private room for a baby shower for work co-worker, arrived and found they had no record of our request and we even called twice to confirm and I personally was there in person earlier in the day to confirm! The manager (I can't remember his name, Micky?) recovered extremely well and got an area just for us rather... 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

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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?