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Great Karoo Marketplace

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7000 Kalahari Drive, Kalahari Resort, Sandusky, OH
(877) 525-2427
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun decor, good food, yet noisy and expensive

It's near the man lobby and I found that there were several groups of teens running through the halls that could be heard (and seen - it's open to the lobby, not enclosed) at the restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
kleemcternan
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Saint Thomas, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Fairly expensive but lot's of choice. Check with front desk to see if it will be open during your stay. We were not informed of this and were very disappointed when we found out it was closed

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

They have a great selection, the pickiest eater will find plenty to eat, there is something for everyone. The staff is super friendly, and they seem to be able to do almost anything!

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We ate twice here while staying at the Kalahari Resort. Great variety of food, food was hot, and the waitstaff was very attentive. The value was not that bad for a buffet. Would definitely recommend this resturant.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's near the man lobby and I found that there were several groups of teens running through the halls that could be heard (and seen - it's open to the lobby, not enclosed) at the restaurant.

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Great Karoo Marketplace, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you enjoyed the décor and food! I am very sorry that it was noisy during your visit, we do have food options that are enclosed if you want a quieter atmosphere. Thank you for taking the time to review us and leaving us your feedback! More 

PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

They renovated the lobby area to make the Buffet and store "cracker barrel" style and I think it is great. The cost was so reasonable for the amount of choices: omelet station; fruit station, kids station, regular breakfast foods, specialty foods. It was great. So many choices. It was kept clean and the wait staff was great. Definitely visit if... More 

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Great Karoo Marketplace, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your feedback and fantastic comments! And hope to see you again during your next visit for another great experience! Thank you. :) More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I'm not a fan of buffets. The food is typically overheated/dried out.... But this one is different! Both breakfast and dinner are exceptional and offer a wide variety of yummy goodness!

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Great Karoo Marketplace, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic feedback, we are so thrilled that you enjoy our buffet so much! Hope to have you again soon. :) More 

Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It was a regular breakfast buffet. It was the only one that had a buffet. Food was good, lots of variety. There was all kind of choices, I don't eat meat, and there was plenty for me to choose from. As for the service, it was excellent. I just loved our server. She was friendly, kept bringing/refilling our drinks, empty... More 

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Great Karoo Marketplace, responded to this review

Hello, Norma! I am very happy that you found plenty of food options since you do not eat meat and you server was also excellent. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for your great feedback! More 

LaSalle, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great for kids and adults. Husband liked meat. Kids liked m and m's pancakes. Smoothies were great too.

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is breakfast buffet done correctly. Quality over quantity. There were many food option including an omelette station. Everything from fresh fruit and smoothies to European style breakfast options with meats and cheeses and everything in between. Service was excellent and it was even offered to get a cup of coffee to go.

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Canisteo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had everything you could possibly want in a breakfast buffet. The kids especially liked the smoothie bar.

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Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Kalahari Resort, Sandusky, OH
Phone Number: (877) 525-2427
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
Cuisine: Family Fare

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  • Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Kalahari Resort, Sandusky, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: (877) 525-2427

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  • Cuisine: Family Fare

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