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Golden Corral

414 Mary Esther Cut Off NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4060
+1 850-244-6644
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good19%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pot roast” (3 reviews)
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
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7:30 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Grill
$$ - $$$
414 Mary Esther Cut Off NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good; don't expect a lot of breakfast items more lunch entrees but enough to satisfy you if your looking for breakfast.

Thank Abrarut
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Golden Corral assumes everyone loves smoked food. Everything is smoked. It's great they offered it but that's way to much off the old menu. We are regulars but will hold off till the smoke clears.☹️

Thank RichMorel
Reviewed May 31, 2017

staff and food are Great ! but STOP changing things ! ! ! first the waitress would bring us rolls then it was stopped then the new thing you cant get your own silverware just a cluster ! I already was seated with my dinner...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The food is always good. The waitresses are very good, especially Miae. We like to get a table where she is at. She always provides outstanding service.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I don't get why people like this place. The food has been sitting around for God knows how long and they really have nothing that tastes good. Most of there food is unhealthy. I am not a fan. I got sick after seeing some guy...More

1  Thank d m
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Florida GC's have been a huge disappointment, so when Hubby suggested the GC here, I really didn't expect a good meal. I was totally surprised !! The fried chicken was crispy, and so flavorful. (Move over KFCEE) The pot roast and vegs were amazing and...More

Thank C_VanSwol
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We have been to many Golden Corral Restaurants and pretty much quit going because of the declining overall experience. This one is by far, the best one we have ever been to and will definitely go back. Plates and utensils are not left out for...More

Thank DeeDee1247
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat at Golden Corral today for lunch. The food was very good. I had the beef brisket, it was smoked to perfection. The salads were fresh and crisp, and the dessert portions were just the right size. Our waitress Miae is one...More

Thank Sandi N
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I was really surprised at how good the food and service was here. Our waiter acted like he could not do enough for us and the food was wonderful.

Thank grannytravler
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Golden Corral has rolled out a new format for service that didn't seem to work well with our visit 3/23/17. Paid as we entered as always, clerk told us that dishes utensils and drinks would be brought to us. We sat down waited and waited...More

1  Thank Dusty A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Mary Esther Cut Off NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4060
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-244-6644
  • E-mail
Golden Corral's legendary, endless buffet is located in Fort Walton Beach and serves Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties. Our buffet features an abundant selection of both familiar favorites and our continuous new menu offerings. The Greenhouse has over 100 Fresh items to tantalize your taste buds. Made from scratch dressings and salads highlight your first course. (NEW) The Hacienda Bar includes items like made from scratch Enchilada's, Taco Meat and Fajita's. (NEW) The WOK Station includes Sweet and Sour Chicken, Teriyaki Beef, and Fried Rice. (NEW) The Piazza Station includes Made from Scratch Lasagna, Italian Sausage with Onions and Peppers. We continue to offer our Fresh Cut, USDA Sirloin Steak, marinated for two days for the Ultimate Tenderness and our Slow Roasted Pot Roast, cooked for 12 hours. (NEW) The Bakery will catch everyone's eye. Make room as we now have the CHOCOLATE, CARAMEL AND WHITE CHOCOLATE FOUNTAINS. In addition we now offer COTTON CANDY, HAND DIPPED ICE CREAM and of course the best cakes on the planet.
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