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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Impressive selection

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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56 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Springfield, Illinois
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Top Contributor
449 reviews 449 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Springfield, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This particular location outdid themselves on Monday, November 17, for something new. Instead of serving veterans on its actual holiday of November 11th from 5 to 9 p.m., Golden Corral in Springfield, Illinois served all day on the 17th. They even provided a few new items on the buffet; my particular favorite was a strawberry shooter on the dessert bar.... More 

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DeKalb, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you walk away from the Golden Corral hungry, you did something wrong! Granted, much of the food is on the salty side, but there was a wide variety of food that was available and so there were some healthier selections. Meat had some gristle but chops and bourbon chicken were big hits.

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Springfield, Illinois
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have never seen anything like it in my life and I am 49 years old. In an attempt to get out of fowl weather in Springfield, Illinois last Friday, I decided to pull into Golden Corral for an enjoyable-yet-long meal and wait out some massive storms set to hit later that afternoon. I pulled the door open and it... More 

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Naperville, Illinois, USA
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was a little apprehensive when the group we were travelling with had decided this was the stop on our way from St. Louis to Chicago after a Cubs game. However I was very impressed with the taste and cleanliness of this buffet. I have been to the Golden Corral in Aurora, IL and was very disappointed, but this one... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was really busy and they kept up with us very well. There was a wait and they were extremely busy and they the place was very clean.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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