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2176 Us Highway 70a E, Selma, NC 27576-9405
919-965-5522
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6:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 1:00 pm

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  • 11
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Greasy expensive

Wait staff and managers rude; food greasy; no atmosphere and seemed like throwing food into a feeding trough

1 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
Susie R
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Wait staff and managers rude; food greasy; no atmosphere and seemed like throwing food into a feeding trough

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Advance, North Carolina
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157 reviews 157 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We recently ate at Robbins Nest with a group of about 30 friends. We had a reservation and were seated in one of their private dining rooms. For the price of the food, we really enjoyed the variety on the buffet. Their sweet tea was delicious, and the drink pitchers were kept full for our convenience the entire time. I... More 

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Smithfield, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I usually like buffets for the variety offered, but I was a bit disappointed the day I ate at Robbin's Nest. The "vegetables" offered were all high carbohydrate vegetables. I saw no collards, no cabbage, no green beans.......but there was plenty of potatoes, macaroni and cheese, etc. That's been probably a year ago and I haven't been back since.

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Hertford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Every time my family and I stop in Smithfield we always come here...The true southern hospitality is displayed here...always makes us feel at home and the food has never failed to be less than country cookin' at its finest....if you have a predisposition for a laid back atmosphere and exceptionally great food then make this your first stop!!!!

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Irving, Texas
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126 reviews 126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you love comforter food, fresh veggies and fat back, then you will love this country buffet. They have something for everyone. The atmosphere is okay, the service is okay.

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Selma, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I was less than impressed. The buffet food was bland, greasy, and lacked freshness and taste. The macaroni and cheese was watery and without salt. The spaghetti was smothered in melted cheese and tasted processed. The catfish was good but with a batter that was over salted. The food in general reminded me of my old high school cafeteria with... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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172 reviews 172 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

While passing through Selma, we discovered this restaurant and are very glad we did. Their buffet was very good, with nice, fresh selections of meats, veggies, seafood, salad fixin's, desserts, etc. The wait staff was very efficient and friendly and contributed highly in making our visit one we enjoyed very much. We will definitely be stopping in again, when we're... More 

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NC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Visit this restaurant often. Buffet style with plenty of home style vegetables, fried chicken, chicken pastry (dumplings for our friends from the north), pork bbq pulled and pull yourself. Home made deserts such as cake and banana pudding. Only problem here is unlimited visits to fill your plate, easy to over do it. Very modest price, convenient to I-95, motels... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My wife and I ate here on vacation. The food was very good for the price and It's all you can eat. If you want a good cheap meal try the Robbins nest

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This place is great!! I haven't had a bad meal here. Love the peach cobbler, chicken pastry, carolina pork bbq (I usually don't like it but theirs is very good) and the list goes on & on. My husband says they have the best corn he has ever had. It is great country food and the tea is amazing too.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2176 Us Highway 70a E, Selma, NC 27576-9405
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Selma
  • Phone Number: 919-965-5522
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm

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