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Epic Buffet

1 W New York St, Hollywood Casino, Aurora, IL 60506
+1 630-801-1234
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
Jun 26, 2017
“Good lunch buffet”
Nov 14, 2016
“Teriffic Friday Night Crab Legs!!”
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1 W New York St, Hollywood Casino, Aurora, IL 60506
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Went there for some gaming but decide to get a bit at the buffet. The food was good and hot. The selection was good for a lunch buffet. The cooks are very pleasant and engaging, making sure that we had everything we needed. There are...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This is such a nice buffet but please note it is inside the Hollywood Casino. It is a fairly small buffet but you get all-you-can-eat crab legs on Friday night ($29.95) and boy are they good! The food quality is great with pizza, tacos, prime...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I have generally been comp'd at this buffet, so maybe I give it a half star break, but the food quality is somewhat above average, so three stars for just "average" doesn't seem quite fair. I don't do the carved meats, so I don't know...More

Thank ScottAllen
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The food here is great and the variety gives you a great choice in eating. Everything tastes great and appetizing.

Thank Carolyn T
HollywoodAurora, Public Relations Manager at Epic Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2016

Thank you for your review! We're happy you enjoyed your meal at the Epic Buffet, and we would love to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 27, 2016

on March 27,2016 my wife and I visited the Epic buffet in the hollywood casino was way overpriced $64.16 for brunch was still serving brunch at 4 pm the food was warm almost cold should of been hot the chicken was not cooked all the...More

Thank mum52016
HollywoodAurora, Public Relations Manager at Epic Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. March 27th was Easter Sunday and on holidays we typically offer an expanded buffet which is cause for the increased price per person. Our everyday Sunday brunch is $19.99/person. The food quality you experienced is not up to the Hollywood...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

Very good selection of food, and very well prepared. Hats off to their chefs! Nice place to just stop in and eat!

Thank Robert C
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were at the buffet about a year ago and it was NOT very good. We were at the theatre on New Years Eve and decided to try Epic again. It was very very good. Maybe this was due to the holiday. We talked to...More

Thank chicagotourist_8
Reviewed December 27, 2015

just an average buffet, i don't think the food moves, chicken pieces were cut in 4's to save money, nothing to get excited about.

Thank Tina M
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Went to Take Two Nov 3 at 2:00 in the afternoon. Waited in line for 15 minutes. Its clear that they can"t handle the crowds and provide "A" service as they advertise. It might help if the people behind the counter spoke ENGLISH. it was...More

Thank dpgNaperville
Reviewed November 15, 2014

I decided to stop by for dinner after work. It was a Friday (seafood night) so it was a bit pricier than other nights but I really enjoyed the crab legs and fried shrimp. They are pretty quick to restock on the food (including the...More

Thank Schmosby
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September 17, 2017|
Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
No they do not but Harrah's does
La B
March 19, 2015|
Response from HollywoodAurora | Property representative |
We do not serve oysters in the half shell but we serve craw fish in a stir fry dish on Friday nights. The dish has shrimp, crawfish and shell legs as it’s protein base.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W New York St, Hollywood Casino, Aurora, IL 60506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-801-1234
The Epic Buffet is an all-you-can-eat extravaganza serving up endless delectable dishes for lunch and dinner every day, plus our special Sunday brunch. At the Epic Buffet we're serving up all your favorites, all while keeping your wellness in mind. Delicious items include fresh fruit, sugar-free desserts, baked chicken, homemade hummus, veggie wraps and harvest brown rice. PLUS, we've always used zero-trans fat oil!
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