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Ocean Buffet

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3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
+1 352-789-6266
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (78 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
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11 - 20 of 281 reviews

Reviewed January 25, 2018

Delicious assortment of Chinese and Japanese foods with emphasis on fish fixed many different ways. The assortment includes several hot soups, sushi selections, salad bar and even ice cream for dessert.

Thank Emery B
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

This place seemed super popular. Cars lined around the lot to find parking. Tons of people waiting to be seated, even on a Tuesday afternoon. But our wait time to be seated was maybe 5 minutes, so they certainly turn the tables quickly. Once you’re...More

1  Thank lcdemar
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

The food was good. The sushi was delicious. The hibachi left a lot to be desired as did the actual Chinese food. The cinnamon bread was great. It’s hit or miss with the flavor but for the most part really good. Until the end. I...More

Thank truefakeblonde
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Hate writing negative reviews but like other people have mentioned, neither myself or my boyfriend's stomachs recovered for days after our visit. I have a resilient stomach and really didn't even each much food from the buffet and I was SICK - thinking about it...More

1  Thank ready_4_friday
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

The food is OK. My stomach wasn't right for two days following. I tried little of most everything and the taste could be a whole lot better.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Ocean Buffet has a hibachi which was very good. The items were fresh and cooked well. The sushi was good. There was one that was a bit crunchy that was very good...I wish I knew what to call them. The buffet was...a buffet. Mass produced...More

Thank srockey
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

One of the more popular buffets in Ocala, this is located 1 mile east of I-75 on route 200. Easy off on from I-75 , and plenty of parking. The dinner menu starts at 3:30 and provides a wide variety of seafood. Luncheon is very...More

1  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a change of pace instead of the typical burger while traveling and we were not disappointed. We were seated immediately and our server was there for our drink orders. I was surprised to see so much sushi. There was plenty of different...More

Thank traci l
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Went for lunch, the food was excellent, selections were heaping full. The lo-mein's always good, like both the mussel's in white wine sauce and clam's, just about everything asian they have is good, they do have a selection of American food, which I have never...More

Thank Hornfan33
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I was very disappointed this time, both with the sushi bar and the hot foods. The restaurant was not at all busy! I usually go for the cooked sushi, it has been marvelous in the past. The choices the evening we went were sparse!

Thank Deb S
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Patborowiak
June 28, 2017|
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Response from kaiserdr | Reviewed this property |
Google the restaurant and it should tell you, or call them. I ate there and it was not over the weekend, so no idea.
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shayja59
August 12, 2016|
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Response from nancyhurley | Reviewed this property |
About $12 per person includes beverage
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Monte417
December 20, 2014|
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Response from johnfjohnston | Reviewed this property |
I think lunch is around eight dollars...dinner closer to twelve. It gets strong mixed reviews-- folks love it or hate it. I found the food just mediocre. The service was poor. If you go, I hope the experience is wonderful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-789-6266
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