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Golden Corral

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1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
217-585-6830
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Description: buffet

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
In our opinion, the best buffet in Springfield.

Food appears to be fresh. Employees are constantly refreshing the buffet. The lines do get a little crowded during peak times. You should consider eating early in the day. Their omelets on the breakfast bar are excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Heartland Illinois
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Heartland Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Food appears to be fresh. Employees are constantly refreshing the buffet. The lines do get a little crowded during peak times. You should consider eating early in the day. Their omelets on the breakfast bar are excellent.

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Champaign, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

All you can eat steak! Need I say more? Great variety. I definitely ate my money's worth in steak and shrimp alone. I will continue to eat here as often as I can. Fair price for all you can eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We arrive at Golden Corral at 9:45, 15 min. before closing just arriving in Springfield,Ill only 20 min. to unpack, we race over with only 15 min. to spare. We were greeted warmly and the staff were wonderful, the manager Chelsea Gill greeted us and our waitress Ebony was great made us feel at home with her smile and eagerness... More 

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Glasford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Stopped here about 2:30 for a late lunch, early dinner on a Friday afternoon. Clarisa was assigned to our table and was friendly and attentive. Food was tasty (better than the Peoria one) and there was a good variety.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Variety of food, great taste, & food is always the right temp. Waitress check on beverage refills & removes dirty plates promptly.

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ribs, steak, chicken, shrimp, fish and all the usual proteins available. What a great selection of American, Asian and Mexican dishes. The chefs sure do a great job of ensuring that food is fresh and not left in warmers too long that food becomes over cooked. Vegetables still had their "snap"—very difficult to maintain on a buffet line. The thing... More 

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Holland
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

On our recent ministry sabbatical to Branson, MO we made a lunch stop before heading to our final destination. Having just stopped at a local health food store (Mamma Jeans) for groceries we put into our Google GPS navigation tool for Golden Corral one of our favorite eateries. Great news we found one! Can we say it was truly a... More 

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Fairmount, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

always look forward to going there when we visit our son. he lives about 30 mins away but worth the drive

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

You'll be amazed at the length of the counters with the tremendous variety of food. One of the nice things about a buffet like this, is you can try little portions of different items. Or you could just pile up your plate and chow down for a month of hibernating. I must admit the dessert counter was excellent and you... More 

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Petersburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It's really not bad for a buffet, I'm not usually bug in this type of place but it's one of the better ones, the have steak about half the time and it's pretty goid

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Additional Information about Golden Corral

Address: 1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
Phone Number: 217-585-6830
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-585-6830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

buffet

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