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Robbins Nest

2176 Us Highway 70a E, Selma, NC 27576-9405
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Ranked #4 of 23 Restaurants in Selma
Tue - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Smithfield, North Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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123 reviews 123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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144 reviews 144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Clayton, North Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

All the food I had was excellent. Fried chicken, fish, Lima beans, field peas, biscuits, were all very good. The desserts were also sweet and tasty. We will eat here again and again.

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Boston, Mass.
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Stopped here with my wife and 10 yo son for lunch in February. My wife had a cheeseburger and my son had chicken tenders. Both enjoyed their lunches. I had the buffet, which had lots of freshly cooked pork barbecue, salisbury steak, fried chicken, fried shrimp, fried catfish, and various types of starch (mashed potatoes, corn kernels, corn sticks) as... More

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