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2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250-1813
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Ranked #14 of 60 Restaurants in Madison
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Madison, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Pines has a wonderful buffet. The salad bar is definitely worth writing home about! And so is the bread pudding. Note - they are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

me and my husband ate at the pines for the first time in our life last night, we drove to madison just specifically to eat at the pines resturant, when we walked in, I was so, so impressed with the cleanliness of the salad bar and the food bar was so clean and fresh foods, and fresh, and my Husband... More 

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Montezuma, Indiana, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This restaurant was supposed to be for a light lunch, but when we got in and saw what a wonderful buffet they had, we left having eaten a little too much. Everything was very good and 'different'. Even the mashed potatoes tasted better (homemade with lots of butter). Hostess was very friendly and gave us a close spot to service... More 

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Madison, Indiana
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

If you like home cooked comfort food and a lot of it the pines is perfect for you. It is a down home style atmosphere with great service and is very inexpensive.

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Madison, Indiana
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89 reviews 89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

For the most part, buffets usually let me down. This place however is fantastic! The food is fresh, homemade and altogether wonderful! Also, you couldn't ask for a better deal at less than $10 for lunch or dinner. This is my favorite restaurant in all of Madison so far. I would definitely recommend it. Enjoy!

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

This beats Ponderosa without question. The buffet is small but still have so many choices. Their fried chicken is heavenly and their spiral ham is the best I have ever had. Their mac n cheese is better than any homemade I've had as well. I could eat here every day and never get sick of it. Friday and saturday is... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

For some folks, "all you can eat" are the magic words to happiness. And, if you're looking for a midwestern, home-style buffet - this is a pretty good one. It's got an expansive salad bar with lots of sides, a carving board (usually carrying ham and beef when I've been there), fish, and a table full of goopy deserts. Of... More 

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Burlington, Kentucky
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Our annual visit to Madison, IN has to include a meal at the Pines buffet style resturant. Expansive salad bar with more than enough to fill up on alone. Home cooking style includes soups, 8 plus vegtables, meats include beef, pork, chicken, turkey, fish sometimes multiple selections. Desserts include bread pudding, fruit pies, cobblers, ice-cream and my favorite persimmon pudding... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

A bus tour of Madison I was on stopped at the Pines for lunch. It was busy and popular, indicating that the food was usually good. I particularly enjoyed the beef barley soup served that day. The salad bar was ordinary, but the food on the hot buffet was really good. I also enjoyed their chocolate pecan pie with some... More 

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Top Contributor
431 reviews 431 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
368 helpful votes 368 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

If you want a very nice buffet with homestyle cooking this is the place to go. Had a wonderful lunch there.

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Additional Information about Pines

Address: 2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250-1813
Phone Number: 812-273-4645
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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