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2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250-1813
812-273-4645
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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family reunion

The staff was really friendly and the food was very good. Nice fresh quantities food including fresh fish, ham, roast beef and chicken. They had a large area where our party of 50 people could all eat together.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Scott P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The staff was really friendly and the food was very good. Nice fresh quantities food including fresh fish, ham, roast beef and chicken. They had a large area where our party of 50 people could all eat together.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a small buffet but the food and service is excellent!!! The staff was friendly and the hot food was actually. Open Thursday thru Sunday.

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Bedford, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I found this place on trip advisor and decided to try it. Best choice ever! The food was amazing!! Everything I tasted was good. Everything! Can not wait to go back!

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Madison, Indiana
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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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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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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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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250-1813
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 812-273-4645
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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