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1605 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550-5934
(956) 425-6907
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7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
All you can eat and drink for $10 or less

I am occasionally in the Harlingen area on business and can't always afford more expensive restaurants. Golden Corral is always a standby, on a par with other units in the same chain. The "Early Bird Buffet" between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. for $8.32 with tax. If you are feeling generous, pay with a $10... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Philip_Wilson
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I am occasionally in the Harlingen area on business and can't always afford more expensive restaurants. Golden Corral is always a standby, on a par with other units in the same chain. The "Early Bird Buffet" between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. for $8.32 with tax. If you are feeling generous, pay with a $10 and leave the $1.68 change with... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place was horrible. Went to dinner buffet and paid like 14 dollars per person. It's the worst place to eat dinner at. Nothing on the buffet line and place was extremely dirty. The staff is not friendly and service sinks. No management around to complain too. I would not recommended this place to anyone.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Seafood buffet out at 4 pm. Delicious fish tacos, breaded shrimp and popcorn shrimp to eat. Enjoyed steak, too. Got there at 3:45 and ate salad first. Then enjoyed the fish and all accompaniments. We were hungry when we came and full when we left. Service kept filling our coffee without ever being adked. Tip well for good service! Well... More 

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Raymondville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I have been coming to this place for about over 2 years and every time we come to eat steak there never ready don't know if thats they way the are taught so they wont run out of steak,but this time it pissed me off like around 10 people upset cuz there is no steaks ready.to top it off found... More 

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Port Isabel, Texas
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A great place when pressed for time. You can get in and out when in a hurry or take your time and enjoy, if you don't mind constant activity. Great people watching. Golden Corrals chili is great and they have a wonderful salad bar.

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Brownsville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

As a foodie I should stay away from ALL YOU CAN EAT .. But in the case of Golden Corral, with fresh salad bar, chicken strips, fresh cocktail shrimp and sugar free deserts one can eat healthy. For sure the rush hour times should be avoided, this is when people sneak in before dinner time price hike and then eat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Food stations dirty, old stained plates, smelly carpets and flies everywhere. Buffets are not my families first chose, but it was close to the movies and wanted soothing quiz to eat. The overall experience was bad, the place smelled humid, plates looked old and stained. Food didn't look appetizing and there were some flies by the food stations.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Was visiting from Mississippi went to eat with daughter and son in law. A waitress from different area (not our waitress ) came to our table asking for receipt she said with an authoritative voice I need to check if you paid for all the people and drinks at your table. Embarrassed us in front of other customers. Her attitude... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Winter Texas HQ in the spring time from about 4pm to 6pm. The quality of this place has really gone down over the years. The selection of food options is not as good as the other Golden Corrals in Brownsville or McAllen. At a little over 11 dollars a person, a family of 4 would do better going somewhere else.... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We love the variety that they always have and everything here in the Harlingen Restaurant is so clean and nice. The staff is friendly. We love their healthy selections and have our favorites like the dressing and rolls and chicken and the fountains!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1605 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550-5934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: (956) 425-6907

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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