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Ryan's

1238 N 12 th St, Middlesboro, KY
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Ranked #12 of 28 restaurants in Middlesboro
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 26, 2014
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43% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The buffet was hot but obviously the food had been sitting for awhile. The tortillas in the keeper had turned to crackers while most of the meats were rubbery. The waitress managed to check on us occasionally but she smelled like a wet ash tray so we were happier that she stayed away. The rolls were stake and the desserts... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Thus wull be my last visit here. The food on the bar looks and tastes as though it has been setting there for days. The salad bar while somewhat fresh has fewer items every time I have been here. This is truly the most disgusting restaurant in Middlesboro.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Nice restaurant with average selection. I was there for a meeting. The meeting room was large and worked out well enough. There were doors to keep the noise from the dining room out and the service was great. But, like Mose of these types of places, the tables, chairs, napkin holders, salt and pepper shakers, etc. we're quite sticky!

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Miracle, Ky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My family and i went for Valentines' Day. The food was wonderful! They must have got a new cook, and they really need to keep this one. I would like to say that this restaurant is always wonderful, but for now I have to hold back. Hopefully in the near future I will be able to give them a five... More

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Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were traveling through and decided to stop for breakfast. The time was 11:44 and they stop serving breakfast at 12:00. We thought that we still had time, but they had already started taking breakfast off of the food bar. No eggs, no sausage, no bacon. Okay, they still had a few biscuits and gravy left. We... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Arrived here on a Thursday evening for dinner and it was a just OK! The people were very friendly but the food was average. Enjoyed the fried chicken and banana pudding the most!

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Rockholds
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

For a buffet we ate at lunch time me and my two girls. You only had a choice of two meats and that was chicken and fish..Not a lot of side items to choose from and the desserts was not good at all..would not recommend this unless you eat on a Sunday...if you eat through the weekdays the food is... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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102 reviews 102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

stopped by here on Sunday afternoon. The food bars were not being maintained efficiently. They ran out of chicken just as we got there. We waited approx. 29 minutes and then the chicken breast were extremely large and not cooked thoroughly. The waitresses were not prompt in picking up dirty dishes and refills. Most of the food on the bars... More

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Ocoee, FL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Ryan's left central Florida area several years ago, so while in the area I wanted to visit one of my former favorite locations. I found it to be pretty average buffet fare. Service weaker than the competition spent time looking for an wishing I could get my tea glass refilled.

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Tampa, FL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Excellent food and service! There was a big selection of food and it was just good home cooked food!

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