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5001 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
+1 661-834-7224
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Moreno Valley, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This was by far my favorite Golden Corral until they got rid of the donut conveyer belt. That's why they didn't get a five. The atmosphere is great for family dinning and the selection of food is great. It was the first time my FDL (future daughter in law) had been there. She enjoyed herself thoroughly. She loved the dessert... More 

Thank 18letitiaw
Bakersfield, California
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food was much better, well stocked, good flavor but not excellent. Overall for lunch with my wife it was $19.98 with senior lunch. Our server was excellent! One thing I don't understand is they give a lot to veterans organizations but give no military discount. I am a Marine Semper Fi.

Thank Cooper33000
Oxnard Beach, Ca
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good ! No complaint here ! Good assortment of food ! Will definitely come back in the future ! 😉 reasonable priced

Thank mexicanbob5150
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

My family and I came here the day after Father's Day since all of us were busy the previous day. Dad was the one in charge of picking a place and when he said Golden Corral, none of us were excited. I have heard nothing but negative things about this place but since the choice wasn't mine, off we went.... More 

Thank Linda M
Lindsay, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

After a trip back from L.a we were talking about dinner stops and this place was mentioned. Being a place I hadn't visited in years (before the full buffet conversion) we had to give it a try. I was happily surprised, food was good, and service was equally good :) Better than Hometown in my opinion. Everything from fried catfish... More 

Thank DisneyGuru S
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This Golden Corral is a new building with an excellent traffic flow for the patrons. We enjoyed the freshly cooked chicken livers and were impressed with their selection of foods. As we had 50+ people on the tour, they put us in their private room with a wonderful server. She took care of our every request.

Thank Marlene D
Bakersfield, California
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59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

This place was not very clean and the food was very poor quality. Be prepared to wait for a very long time.

Thank melissajo1994
Wasco, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

Good food but bathrooms were very filthy . The atmosphere is something to improve. Kids running around and loud.

Thank Karon D
Bakersfield, California
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015

Lately I've been trying to keep it veggie. Golden Coral makes it simple. Between the well-stocked salad bar and the many veggie choices I can easily 'keep it skinny'. If you're not on a diet there's Italian, Asian, Mexican and American dishes. There's a chocolate fountain and ice cream for the kids.

Thank Curby W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I visited the Restraunt for brunch with my son. I immediately realized I was going to have a bad experience. The silverware was dirty. I had to sort through silverware and plates in order to find something without food stuck to it. My son was already getting food so I figured I would suck it up. The food was average... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Mexican, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-834-7224

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?