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Cook's Buffet, Cafe & Bakery

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704 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720
+1 386-734-4339
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here for dinner after a recommendation. Food was good and place was packed. Don't be fooled by the term "Buffet" in the name. The meat is not all you can eat, only the veggies and salad. I had the turkey with mashed potatoes and green beans, and it was yummy. Dessert and drinks are not included in the price,... More 

Thank Mary W
DeLand, Florida
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone we talked to raved about this place but we should have considered the age group. As a fresh veggie buffet it was lovely but you get one serving of protein additional is more money Any addition or substitution was extra money. Very disappointed

Thank nancy r
DeLand, Fl.
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The salad bar is wonderful. Lots of fresh vegetables and assorted salad greens. Everything was fresh, fresh, fresh. Many choices of meats and hot vegetables. Today they had fried eggplant, my favorite! The service was spot on. 5✨'s

Thank MaureenDeLand_Fl_
Huntersville, North Carolina
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146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat there whenever I visit my mother. She loves it. Although I don't care for buffet style, this place does a great job. Salad bar is excellent. Choice of meat is good. Veggies and sides are good. The desserts are mouth watering! Chocolate cake, carrot cake, coconut cake, bread pudding, banana cake with tons of whipped cream frosting, sundae... More 

Thank doneill241
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cooks is delicious! But it's not your typical buffet. They do have menu items, but the all you can eat "Buffet" is where the goodness is. The catch... it's all you can eat except the protein. In their defense though, they do give you a generous portion. So basically you have a fantastic, fresh, bottomless salad bar, you have a... More 

Thank SavvyTraveler78
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a one of a kind place located in downtown DeLand. Cook's Buffet is in a historical building. You can't find places like this any longer. The food is great and fresh. The desserts are delicious. The atmosphere is relaxing.

Thank Matt W
Heathrow, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service and food is great. I would recommend this place to anyone in the area. The desserts are as tasty as they look!

Thank xcraftykittenx
Destin, Florida, United States
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great home style food at decent prices. I've been a handful of times and it's consistently good. I recommend.

Thank Shawnbuilder
DeLand, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffet style, several entree choices, large salad bar, fresh and tasty, vegetables vary each day, some better than others. Large portions (seconds on veggies and salads) good atmosphere and nicely decorated but not fancy. Lunch and dinner.Entrees excellent, veggies are so-so, salad lots of choices. I go there frequently with friends and take-out when I don't feel like cooking. Lunch... More 

Thank Barbara G
United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the buffet. I was surprised and disappointed that you had to pay extra for desert and extra meat. The price for the buffet only included salad and vegetables. The food tasted good and it seemed clean.

Thank smiles1899

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-4339
The restaurant in an old home, built in 1910. It has recently been restored to accentuate it's original beauty and craftsmanship. It is warm and homey, just like home. The beautiful stained glass windows are the homes original windows. The grounds are landscaped with lush green and colorful plants.

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