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Furr's Fresh Buffet

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901 W. Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Comfort Food

Whenever we come to the Rio Grand Valley, Furr's, in McAllen, is one of our "go to" spots which we never fail to visit. Lots of restaurants in the city have a solid clientele but Furr's seems to have one of the most regular. We have been visiting it for more than a decade, sometimes even driving... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Houston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This place has inattentive wait staff. Two waitresses stood and chatted while I ate half my plate of food before asking me for my drink preference. Several of the food item selections were empty or near empty. The service here exemplifies the sluggish service standards of the area.

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Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Whenever we come to the Rio Grand Valley, Furr's, in McAllen, is one of our "go to" spots which we never fail to visit. Lots of restaurants in the city have a solid clientele but Furr's seems to have one of the most regular. We have been visiting it for more than a decade, sometimes even driving more than twenty... More 

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Mission, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We enjoy taking our friends here to eat. They can find anything they want and there is always plenty of it. We especially enjoy the millionaire pie and the pecan pie. I like the salad bar too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Food is ok but I seen a cocaroach walking on the floor. That was disturbing! I dont know if I will be visiting again after my encounter with that pest.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I could not find any bar that looked clean and was never refilled with FOOD, COME ON!!! You pay a lot for nothing..plates are dirty,wait staff on there phone or just horse playing,managers only to be found watching sports like if it's closing time..POOR!!! and my husband gets a sirloin steak but to find out its roast beef really who... More 

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Collinsville, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Loved the food. Everything was cooked to perfection! So many pies to choose from. It is very easy to over eat. Check the plate to make sure it is clean, as the dishwasher seems to be inefficient. Very busy.

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Tennessee
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

It is an American food buffet. Tons of kids running around. It reminded me of ants at a picnic everyone jumping from place to place no order. Most of the food bins had a few items left, some empty and the unpopular full. It was 13 a person plus tax. I doubt if I would go back.

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Bainbridge Is WA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Our group of 8 found several table options upon Saturday, 11:30 arrival. Apparently, for a few minutes, we had a couple remaining choices from the breakfast buffet. Bacon! Lots of other luncheon meat options. Standard salad bar, but I wanted more fresh veggies, lightly cooked veggies and fresh fruit. Mashed potatoes appeared a bit sloppy. Home fries with onions looked... More 

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Edinburg, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I really don't know why people like this place. It used to be good before it turned into a buffet. The food tastes processed. The place is extremely cramped. They have like 1 waitress taking care of half the place so it's close to impossible to get a refill on your drink. If you go with a party of six... More 

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Clinton TN
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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Allot of chioce for fresh veg. All was good and fresh. Beef, chicken, seafood and even Pizza. I have been back and need to back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 W. Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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