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“Awful” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Golden Corral

Golden Corral
5327 Halls Mill Rd, Mobile, AL 36619
(251) 665-4776
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Ranked #316 of 573 Restaurants in Mobile
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Mobile, Alabama
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Awful”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We went this past weekend, it was awful, the rest rooms smelled something awful like they haven't been cleaned it a while, the wait staff could careless if you were out of drink or had dirty plates on your table. My husband and daughter got up to get something else and the girl that was "taking" care of us, cleaned off their drinks, forks and napkins, when I told her we wasn't thur she replied well you will have to repay for the drinks..I don't think so. I will not go back to this location again. The one in Pensacola, Fl is better and a lot more friendlier.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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Gray, Louisiana
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95 reviews 95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Good place to stop and eat.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Food is good and service is nice too.
This is a good place for a quick bite to eat.
Parking is odd shaped and difficult to park a long truck.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Fargo, North Dakota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good food for your budget”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Good food, since it is a buffet you can get what you want, as much you want. Quite a good selection of various nicely cooked stuff. You can always choose what is good for you. It was crowded when we entered, but there were some space for our group. No complains. For drink you have to pay extra.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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MOBILE
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Golden Corral”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Not bad food, not fantastic food. Good for what it is. Usually crowded, so it appeals to alot of folks. A typical buffet. Price is ok if you just want to eat until you explode, which appears to be the norm out there. For the money, I'll go where someone waits on us, the servings are a sane size, and the food is much better.

Visited December 2012
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Wetumpka
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“Pleasant place to eat if you can afford it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The good thing about buffets is the variety of good food. The bad thing about buffets is that their prices tend to be high and while the food is good, it isn't great. That pretty much sums up Golden Corral's offerings. The atmosphere is nothing special nor is it really unpleasant. The price is expensive. We recently took our family (six adults and three children) on a weekend. With drinks, we paid close to $100.00. Pretty expensive but not as much as a fancier restaurant would be. The service was good and our waitress was friendly. We all had the buffet. The steak was tender, juicy and delicious. The Chinese selections left something to be desired the night we were there. So did the taco bar. The American type food was, overall, good, though some was better than others. This is actually the first time we've been that the Chinese and Mexican offerings were "off" so I'd be willing to try them again. As always their rolls were fantastic. The dessert bar was, for my children, amazing and full of wonders. They feasted, in small amounts, on gummies, chocolate covered delights, ice cream cones and/or cotton candy. The adults tended to stick with ice cream sundaes. Sadly the caramel sauce was empty when we tried it but the chocolate and strawberry were full and were quite good. Overall, I would eat there again. We tend to go to Golden Corral once or twice a year max. We'll be back...it's just going to be awhile due to the prices.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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