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Ryan's Grill Buffet & Bakery

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1034 Executive Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 766-1058
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not a buffet fan

Though I'm not a fan of buffets, I belong to a couple of groups who meet here. It is clean with a good choice of meats, vegetables and desserts. Unlike many buffets, the food still has flavor. Frequently, the steam tables rob the food of any distinct flavor. Recommend for groups. Something for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Though I'm not a fan of buffets, I belong to a couple of groups who meet here. It is clean with a good choice of meats, vegetables and desserts. Unlike many buffets, the food still has flavor. Frequently, the steam tables rob the food of any distinct flavor. Recommend for groups. Something for everyone, immediate service and abundant seating.

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Crown Point, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The service was great, and the food wasn't too bad, but the selection was disappointing. Almost every main dish was chicken. Very good salad bar, however. Desserts were meh.

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I don't know where to start but this food was gross. We tried just about everything only if you don't know how to cook and never eat out you would think this is good. The rolls tasted like a week old. The sprinkles for the ice cream was rock hard. Banana pudding yuck! My daughters water glass was dirty we... More 

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Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I stopped in here for dinner and was very impressed. Huge selection of everything, servers were very helpful, food was fresh and tasty. I will definitely stop in again on my next trip.

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The food was great. The deserts were awesome. Loved the soft swirl ice cream and cones. However; The waitress wouldnt leave us alone. Mustve asked us twenty times if we were alright. Kept taking stuff off our tables. We felt we had to leave a tip. But this is a buffet. hmmm. I did like the food, and the place... More 

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174 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Used to be a good place to eat. Had lunch there (6 months or so since previous visit) and it was absolutely horrible. The food was cold, the selection was terrible, there was no soup of any kind, and the salad was days (possibly weeks) old and brown wilt. They seem to have lost their way. There were 4 of... More 

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Kentucky
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151 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Love the Ryan's in Elizabethtown. Always fresh, hot food that is really tasty. Service is usually very good as well and the restaurant is really clean. Would recommend!

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

ryans is an all you can eat but there wasnt alot of variety. the food was cold not fresh. and the waiters in there are not always the best either. if your eating alone bet you wont get checked on much. which is wrong. the place is clean yes mostly at least but not alot of variety and i paid... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We were looking for variety and we found it at Ryan's. The one near us (Wichita, KS) closed before we had the opportunity to eat there. The price was reasonable and our server was very good. We always had refills when we needed them. It's hard to pass-up the carrot and chocolate cake and the pecan pie!

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Kentucky
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140 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Food is good and a good variety. Server had our glasses empty more than full. Never saw her really waiting on people she was wandering around handling silverware and store items.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1034 Executive Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: (270) 766-1058
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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