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13603 Grove Drive N, Maple Grove, MN
612.494.6606
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not as good as they used to be

My family used to love going to OCB for dinner. In fact, we ate at the very first one to open on the very first day back in the early 80's. It used to be a great value for the money but that is no longer the case. Since they started charging extra for beverages, reducing options and doing... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
David N
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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Champlin, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We like going to OCB but lately it seems that they have cut back on their staff. The food is not refilled in a timely manner and if you make a special request as I did that evening, it was never fulfulled. The dining room staff are overworked and never get a chance to even take a breath. The dessert... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My family used to love going to OCB for dinner. In fact, we ate at the very first one to open on the very first day back in the early 80's. It used to be a great value for the money but that is no longer the case. Since they started charging extra for beverages, reducing options and doing pre-plated... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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142 reviews 142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We have always visited Old Country Buffet. The food is good and the prices are average. They have an awesome Sunday brunch that is just as good, if not better, than the more fancy restaurants. The only negative I have is that they now charge for beverages and their beverage charge is high. For over 30 years, beverages were always... More 

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Green Isle, Minnesota
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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had dinner here on July 30, 2014. The selection was very good and the food was hot and fresh. The ham just melted in your mouth, the mac and cheese was moist and delicious. There was a pineapple chicken recipe that I wish I could find the recipe for. Light, sweet and very moist and delicious. Everything we tried,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The guy clearing tables was awesome never had a dirty dish about. The food was ok but as usual the few good things were always empty. Bathroom was very clean. The thing that upset me most was the drink upcharge made the price fifteen dollars which isn't bad but cmon just include it with the buffet.

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Monticello, Minnesota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

They say in their commercial, the new Old Country Buffet is better and if you aren't happy, they'll make it right. I did the Feedback per instructed on my receipt and never even received the promised free beverage the next visit. The food was cold, dry and disappointing. Selections were sparce and it ws 12:20 PM lunchtime. I told them... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

1st time at this location for my party of four. There was a wait at the door and the cashier girl was lacking in both personality and people skills. Almost certain she overcharged us a little.... but kids were ready to get their eat on This location spotless and wonderful management. Roaming boss guy kind, attentive, very nice. Things constantly... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

What can I say, it's a buffet. The food can tend to be a bit bland and the prices are pretty high ($9.95/person) if you take your family. That being said, there are quite a few choices in food (including Mexican and other types), so if you have people who want different things, this might be a choice for you.

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Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

They have lots of good food at a great price. Steak is good, nice salad bar and taco bar. Lots of good deserts. Lots of choices for everyone. We come with our friends and graze and have a good time!

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The food was lukewarm at best, and the best tasting of everything I tried was the macaroni and cheese and plain canned corn. The price was decent with a 50 cent senior discount on dinner, but really not worth it with the bland entrees.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13603 Grove Drive N, Maple Grove, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Maple Grove
  • Phone Number: 612.494.6606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 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
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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