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2385 Walmart Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 905-4411
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10:45 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 7
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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
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch was good and hot

We ate at lunch the food on the bar was good tasting and hot. They were keeping the bars clean and well stocked. The only problem was one lady in the dessert section was snippy with my daughter.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
BrandyMata
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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Clean facility with reasonable parking. Lot of friendly staff, good food for all tastes - even those who prefer salads.

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Thank GeorgeM34653
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We ate at lunch the food on the bar was good tasting and hot. They were keeping the bars clean and well stocked. The only problem was one lady in the dessert section was snippy with my daughter.

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Thank BrandyMata
Longwood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

For the location this particular Golden Corral seems just like any other. Many food offerings presented in nice manner without a daylong look of just sitting there, for others this was a bit of a stretch. Walking distance to the hotels nearby so this level of convenience if just passing through. For a Senior Dinner (which typically includes the drink)... More 

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Thank RPhTraveler
Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

After visiting several Golden Corral buffets in a number of different locations and having fairly positive experiences, my expectations were high when we stopped in at the Sumter SC store for a Sunday brunch. Nothing seemed to go right - the attitude of the personnel was less than helpful, the meal changeover procedure was haphazard and poorly organized, and the... More 

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Thank chaparral24
Sumter, South Carolina
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90 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

If you want undercooked super greasy cafeteria style cardboard food then this is for you. You'd think a place like this would at least have s decent salad bar, and if you thought that, then you'd be wrong. Nothing says healthy like deep fried bacon...

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1 Thank trexxxy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We went at lunch time and the food was fresh. Not enough healthy cooked vegetables. Unfortunately it's hard to go back to eating after a visit to their bathrooms. Smelled mildewy, peeling doors, dirty grout, and crap on the walls.

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1 Thank Kannon99
Georgetown, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We eat at a lot of Golden Corral's for lunch being on a retiree's budget and this one was the freshest and cleanest we've been. They also kept the food trays well stocked. I didn't have to ask for chicken or cotton candy.

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Thank Karen T
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Food looked reheated, a skin across most of the food from sitting out.. The grill which I really went there for was cook to order everyone standing around waiting on steaks, then they were chewy and tuff. Should have ask for my money back! Awful.

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1 Thank Richard W
Charleston
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124 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We went around 11am, and it was pretty slow. Some of the food looked like it was reheated from the day before and not appetizing at all. The waitress (forgot her name of course), didn't seem to care if our cups and plates stacked up, and even seemed like I was putting her out of her way for asking her... More 

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Santee, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Witness for yourself at the amount of unsupervised children and some adults that walk through the buffet picking things out with their hands. Too bad this place charges before seating so you have to pay in order to see the unhealthy methods of distributing food. Wish I had my phone to video the filth and post to YouTube. As you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2385 Walmart Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: (803) 905-4411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?