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Carnation Buffet

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5020 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
+1 205-425-6100
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good14%
  • Average34%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible22%
Dec 29, 2017
“Average food in a dirty restaurant”
Jul 20, 2017
“It was good”
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5020 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has awful food and it stinks inside. Never been anywhere that all the food on the buffet was terrible........until now

Thank Loggerhead01
Reviewed December 29, 2017

My husband and I recently ate dinner at this restaurant and will not be going back. As we were seated, we noticed the dirty rugs on the floor. We tried to overlook this but after going through the buffet line, we noticed food in the...More

Thank Fiery2015
Reviewed July 20, 2017

It was late and they were closing but still accommodate me. The outside of the restaurant is bot that great looking neither is the inside but the food was decent. It needs some updating inside and out.

Thank SMASON827
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Carnation Buffet is a really good buffet restaurant. The food is really good, fresh and reasonably priced.

Thank contenna
Reviewed February 28, 2017

I really enjoyed picking out the meat, fish, shrimp, and veggies that I wanted cooked on the Mongolian style grill. The help was attentive and always kept my glass full. All the food tables were hot and everything was delicious!

Thank 514rexg
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Fast service, good food, good variety of food, there were not a lot of crab legs, ice cream was melted or empty, good desserts

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Outside needs attention and the food does too. Lots of choices, but none are very fresh looking or tasting. The egg roll and Hot and Sour soup were especially poor. The sushi was acceptable. The young woman up front and the server were both friendly....More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed August 4, 2016

You basically get what you expect when you go to an oriental buffet restaurant. There is plenty of parking and space inside. There are multiple buffet tables that include the expected fare plus sushi and, for dinner, a grill area. One bonus is a table...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed July 17, 2016

The food was fresh, and tasted good. The environment was good and server was helpful. May be somewhat pricey for what they offer.

Thank scootmg
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Have been a few times to this place and it can really be hit and miss. Times the food is great and times it is just bad. The one saving grace to this place is the hostess and the servers, they are really good at...More

Thank 5d4w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5020 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bessemer
  • Phone Number: +1 205-425-6100
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