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5202 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
(563)355-5611
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Buffet

We really like the ribs that are only available after 4:00pm It is always busy and a little loud. The price is reasonable for a buffet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Reynolds, Illinois
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Reynolds, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We really like the ribs that are only available after 4:00pm It is always busy and a little loud. The price is reasonable for a buffet.

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Davenport, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We have tried the Golden Corral twice, giving it a second chance but it did not impress. The salad bar looked seemed good but the atmosphere in general is not something I enjoy.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My son's 21st bday and we drive the 73 miles to try out our first Golden Corral and what a horrible experience. We felt like cattle being pushed through the gates to be led to the trough's. The floors were literally covered in food droppings so much that you'd step in food multiple times on your way to the table.... More 

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Flagler Beach, Florida
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116 reviews 116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I've heard pros and cons about the GC. But we actually enjoy it. Good prices, great variety. Some steaks are tough, but overall a good value. Will go back.

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Monmouth, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The hot foods and grill were very good and what i eat most of. that being said there still are no jumbo batter fried shrimp like they used to have and are featured in the current commercial, big let down. the dessert area is always the pitfall! its always a mess and never maintained. Rolls were almost always out and... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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185 reviews 185 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have eaten at the Golden Corral chain in various locations and by far this was our best experience. The resturant was clean, the Manager was even walking around ensuring the bars were stocked, neat, clean and customers were satisfied. I believe his name was James Tisdale and he was the type of Manager ever resturant should have. Food was... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The food was fresh, hot and delicious. I have been to other Golden Corrals in other states but this by far was the best. Grits in the north??? Who could ask for more!

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Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Have been here before didn't have a good experience then but this was great. Food was fresh cooked right had very little that wasn't eaten. Special items that draw the kids is caramel and chocolate fountains and cotton candy. Salad bar, hot food Mexican, steak, ham, roast beef, chicken, desert, ice cream yum.

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East Moline, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just moved to E Moline IL from Reno NV, and family members always raved about their food. Not impressive when you walk in, but wow is the food good! Lots of choices and options, great grilled pork chops.

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Wisconsin
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Sunday afternoon @1:30pm. The Golden Corral was busy. I was solo and fortunate to find a table. Did not try the salads. The meatloaf was tasty. The roast beef was somewhat dry, and the server cut a small portion. I was hungry for mashed potatoes and gravy. Could not locate any. Settled for a baked potato. Hard to mess that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5202 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: (563)355-5611

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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