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8671 Highway 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach, SC
(843) 215-0878
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South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

went today went for Lunch, they had no meat loaf or fish, only chicken, Mexican, spaghetti noodles were turning yellow and the tomato sauce was tomato paste, no flavoring. nothing salad bar was ok, the deserts aren't as fresh as I like it to be, cookies were hard, ice cream soft served had a lot of ice crystals, not smooth... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Don't pay attention to the negative reviews! Some people are never satisfied! We were going to go to a much fancier buffet in Myrtle Beach, but decided to go to "old faithful". For what we would have paid at the other buffets, we could go to Ryan's several times. Today the line was out the door when we arrived around... More 

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Gros Morne National Park, Canada
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279 reviews 279 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
544 helpful votes 544 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We had a couple comp meal tickets from the last time they served me out of date sour milk, so we thought lets give it a try. We ordered milk and a ice tea which was comped.The cartons of milk again was out dated by 5 days but I looked this time, so nothing has changed.The food was horrible,compared to... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Ryan's is a pretty good buffet type place. Pricing is good, food is acceptable. Probably visit this restaurant once while on our winter stay.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This used to be a favorite place to grab a quick meal but the last time we were there, the front desk staff refused to honor a valid coupon, the food choices had been changed and many of my favorites, such as the chicken salad and the hand dipped ice cream were gone. The rest of the food was not... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I ate breakfast yesterday and it was great, no complaints .. Lunch seems to be getting better. some items not cooked properly..Dinner is where I still have complaints, they advertise a small petit sirloin but that's not what they serve.. the old top sirloin is good but a little tough. they just cut you off a piece of a larger... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have tried the "other" similar types of buffets and decided that this is the best place. We go here several times a week! My wife and I decided to do a "taste test" of the other places to see if they have changed. The answer was No - They weren't better! Jimmy, (the Mgr) is most friendly and wants... More 

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toronto
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The food was substandard. The facility was dirty and the staff was more concerned about where they were going after work then they were about the customers. Skip this place altogether.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have eaten at this place dozens of times and the food has been hit or miss. This time I was impressed. The steak was tender, juicy and could almost cut it with my fork. Went back 3 times. The veggies were on the mark. My grandmother would have been impressed (God rest her soul). I shared my impression with... More 

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NC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We visited Ryan's for dinner, and were not impressed. The buffet selection was okay, but the food didn't have much taste.

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Address: 8671 Highway 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach, SC
Phone Number: (843) 215-0878
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
Cuisine: American

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