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Golden Corral

$$ - $$$
American, Grill
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414 Mary Esther Cut Off NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4060
+1 850-244-6644
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Vandalia, Ohio
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 people to handle, the waiter/waitress brings them to your table. Our little waiter was wonderful!... More 

Thank DeeDee1247
Crestview, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 of the nicest and best waitress I have ever had.

Thank Sandi N
chattanooga, tn
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 a bit more, seems a little confusion about who was going to be our "server"... More 

Thank Dusty A
Linton, Indiana
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

While visiting in Florida for the winter, after church each Sunday four of us would go to the Golden Corral. We have eaten in several Golden Corrals but this one is the cleanest, someone is always wiping up the spills on the bars. The food is great and the choices seemed to be more than other Golden Corrals we've been... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 11, 2017

While not a fan of buffet dining, Golden Corral was always a favorite of my parents, and friends for the variety of food available. This visit with friends was very disappointing due to the food not being kept hot. It was remedied upon complaint, but felt it could have been a health concern. Audrey our wait staff and the manager... More 

Thank Elizabeth B
West Chicago, Illinois
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156 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

My husband loves Golden Coral;s so we have been to alot of them all over the country. This one was pretty good. I don't recall having any issues.

Thank Sonia S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017

This is a buffet type restaurant and I love it. Where else are you going to get shrimp, steak and much, much more for under $12 plus tax and a soft drink. They have also started doing takeaway for $6.39 plus tax. The choice is endless - Indian, Mexican, Chinese, American. Starters, mains and sweets - eat as much as... More 

Thank Fiona J
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190 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy coming here. There is such a large selection of good, there is something for everyone's taste. The service is good, and the price is right!

Thank FoodieLuv
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107 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Try to make it here at least once a week, different promotions and different foods make each trip special. The owners are down home people with high standards for their guest and their food. Go and enjoy the different taste they bring to the tables and make room for desserts . Congratulations on it being so busy now we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?