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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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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
Horrid bathroom detracts from good food

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
Kannon99
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Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Sumter, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Georgetown, Delaware
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

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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Charleston
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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Sumter, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The last time that I went the Golden Corral, I saw a child stick there finger in their nose then stick in in the ice cream machine. I could have been eating bugers!!!

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Arkansas
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109 reviews 109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

The little lady who is always in the salad bar area is great. She washes things well its always quickly services when things run out. My group eats salad first and for dessert! the rolls are wonderful, when available, seems to never be enough out when i go up to the bakery! I have a hard time getting any steak... More 

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Sumter, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Great buffet, nice juicy steaks, alfredo pastas, soul food, fruits, ice cream, chocolate fountain, cotton candy. and their breakfast buffet- THE BEST IN SUMTER. good price. Highly recommend for families

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?