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1 W New York St, Hollywood Casino, Aurora, IL 60506
+1 630-801-1234
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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 review

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! More 

Melrose Park, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars 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 way the pot roast was pink inside the carrots and celery were hard which also... More 

Thank mum52016
HollywoodAurora, Public Relations Manager at Epic Buffet, responded to this review

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 Casino Aurora standards, and we have passed your review along to our Food and Beverage... More 

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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
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4 of 5 stars 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 the very helpful staff and they told us that the buffet had indeed been upgrading... More 

Thank chicagotourist_8
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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
1 review
2 of 5 stars 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 clear that some of the help could not read English.

Thank dpgNaperville
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars 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 crab legs), which made me happy. Unfortunately, the selection of food is small, at least... More 

Thank Schmosby
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I enjoy this casino as it never seems to be really crowded. The live band was very entertaining. The payouts seem very seldom. Don't hear a lot of people hooting and hollering that they won any good jackpots.

Thank Julie H
La Grange, Illinois
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have always had lunch buffet here...great food...ethnic or good American turkey & ham....also good selection of sugar free desserts. However regular desserts are rather small portions & not great selection. .....but you can take several so not upsetting. Prices are reasonable considering one can take as much as you like ...certainly not expensive like buffets in Atlantic City or... More 

Thank Joanna S
Aurora, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There are quite a few slot machines. Saw a local band that was good. They have a lot of movie memorabilia. The food prices seemed to be a bit high for the buffet. It may be worth it, but I wasn't there for food so I didn't try it. Plenty of parking.

Thank Freebird516

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $28
American, Mexican, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?