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Golden Corral

American, Southwestern
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436 Parker St, Springfield, MA
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great buffet with steak made to order

I am not big on buffets but i love golden corral. They have a good variety and the food is tasty. If you get there before 4pm mon-fri. Its lunch prices. Otherwise you pay 11.99. They have steak, shrimp, pot roast and more.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Lisha N
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  • Families with children
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Swansea, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

One of the best! You fill up here and are sorry you aren't able to try everything you wanted to try. Well, there's always next time. They have a bunch of everything - Chinese, Mexican, Italian, wings, pizza, steak, salad bar, breads and desert - OH! and the best pot roast on the planet! If you like hot fudge sundays,... More 

1 Thank Al G
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103 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This Corral is in desperate need of a teardown and refurbishment. The front/reception area is dilapidated and a dump for a lot of unsightly trash. The salad bar is passable. The rest of the offerings are generally overcooked. The presentation is weak. The steak area is a mess. Offering breakfast all day is a dumb idea with their menu. The... More 

Thank RoboReviewer45
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I am not big on buffets but i love golden corral. They have a good variety and the food is tasty. If you get there before 4pm mon-fri. Its lunch prices. Otherwise you pay 11.99. They have steak, shrimp, pot roast and more.

Thank Lisha N
Boston, MA
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I am a huge fan of Golden Corral. I visited many of its locations in the south - Florida, Carolina, etc. The Golden Corral in Springfield is the only one in Massachusetts so I drive a long way to visit; I also convinced a few friends to go with me. Unfortunately, the experience was somewhat disappointing comparing with the ones... More 

Thank TP1234
Northern CT
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

OK. You must know it isn't that easy running a restaurant that serves the masses. People are rude, selfish, and sloppy. Blaming the restaurant for this is what gives "buffet restaurants" a bad name. The Springfield, MA, Golden Corral does an excellent job of maintaining cleanliness and quality with a clientele including many young children and ego-centric patrons. The salad... More 

1 Thank Vacation People
Moncton, Canada
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117 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Our first time to this Golden Corral location. Resto was super busy on a Sat evening. We paid $60 for a family of four and did our best to put the place out of business! This is not fine cuisine by any means but it is good food at a good price, with tons of selection. Some of our faves... More 

1 Thank JackTheDog1
Somerset, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Drove 90 miles one way for dinner. If you arrive before 4 PM it is $8.49 for dinner. After that I believe it is $11.49. I am definitely sure about the $8.49 but check their website for the rest of the prices. Everything is very good. The fried chicken is SOOOOOOOOOO good. The steak is cooked to order. Meatloaf fabulous... More 

Thank Joao42
South Hadley, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The dinners are absolutely superb at Golden Correl in Springfield. The wait time was a little bit off to me, hense why I'm rating a four star rather than a five. However, if you don't mind waiting an hour to eat, it's well worth it!

1 Thank Jon N
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Best place to go ☺️ Warning if you're planning to go to Golden Corral go with a big appetite . Great place very friendly staff . Very busy weekends. People from sixflags drive down for dinner . Other than that there is really no problem

Thank Iesha A
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Average food.. Haven't gotten sick yet.(just kidding). 😆 Pretty consistent menu, great salad bar, and lots of fish dishes. (Great if you love catfish...not!) The tables are very close together. I would suggest better spacing. Beverages not included in meal price. Self serve. Good for quick dinner with kids..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 436 Parker St, Springfield, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?