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Old Country Buffet

517 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3250
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was cold and not at all what I expected. I have eaten there before and was expecting a much better experience. The waitress was very pleasant and courteous.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

The wife, and I travel to Philadelphia quite often, and we like to stop at this restaurant now name homemade buffet the food is good and of course you can eat all you want. I find if I stir the pan a little I find the food hotter near the bottom. Happy eating.

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brown-town me
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Got there around 3:30 PM and got charged the dinner price for 2 seniors with drinks and cost us just shy of $30. While in line host got a call asking if there was lobster on the buffet and the answer was" no but we do have shrimp scampi". Almost left when I heard the price but stayed..... Most of... More 

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Jefferson, Maine
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45 reviews 45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Home style Buffet as it's now called is ok. There is a lot to choose from but it's all just ok. You get what you pay for. I tried the New England Clam Chowder, steak, potatoes, and a roll. For desert I tried the fruit. Price wise it's cheap but it's a buffet don't expect gourmet food.

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Hampden, Maine
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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just had lunch with our 5 children. It was heavenly for them. The food was ok and there were lots of options for everyone in the party.

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Portland, Maine
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I was hesitant about going in because the parking lot was packed and there was a line going out the door. We were already there so we got in line. I was surprised how fast the line moved, but there were several large parties in front of us so they moved right along. Excellent selection of dishes, everything one could... More 

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Gouldsboro, Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

You know you always find a buffet that has something you thought would taste better than it actually does? Well, be prepared. We kept waiting to find that moment. There was none. Everything, and I mean everything was delicious. Unbelievable. Their ice cream is the best anywhere, too. We ate dinner one night and lunch two days later. Awesome, just... More 

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Houlton, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

This restaurant is now called Hometown Buffet...took my family of 4 recently...we were all disappointed in the quality of the food; our experiences at Golden Corral have been much better than this. Will not go back to Hometown Buffet again.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

All you can eat buffet with so many choices. We went for lunch and paid 850 and pigged out! Drinks are a couple of dollars more and you help yourself to that too...sodas, milk/chocolate milk, coffees etc. You can't go wrong here!

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Moncton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

My family absolutely loves this place, and we go here every time we visit Maine. It is incredibly cheap, and the food is delicious. They have a Mexican bar, an Asian bar, a dessert bar, a salad bar...etc. There's always a lot of people when we visit, so the atmosphere of the place is wonderful. Highly recommended!

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Additional Information about Old Country Buffet

Address: 517 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3250
Phone Number: 207-775-2076
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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