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306 W Main St, Buford, GA 30518-3041
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Buford, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wide variety of tempting entrees, great food, atmosphere, local owners. Why would you want to go to a chain when you can go to Rico's?! (..be sure to order one of the specials!) Save room for a homemade dessert made by Rico's wife and Rico's mother.

Thank mglass4580
Sugar Hill, GA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the food here is always good and always fresh. they also always have great specials. The place is small so get there early for lunch if you don't have a lot of time. And parking could be better but food is worth any extra effort.

Thank JYCOO1
Buford, Georgia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is always SO good. Menu has great options to choose from and always something new with the daily specials.

Thank lindseyr404
Cornelia, Georgia
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is super-casual and relaxed. The restaurant appears to be a converted service station from the 1960s. (It's similar to U-Joint in Clayton.) The wait staff are young, but very experienced. We had excellent service, without being smothered. We ordered mussels and shrimp appetizers; both were delicious, but the mussels were the best. But what I most liked about... More 

Thank McFamGo
Tampa Bay
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168 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. The parking lot was full but we were seated right away. The server was friendly and the food was delivered quickly. I ordered the shrimp po boy with a side of fried green tomatoes. It was wonderful. The price was fair for the quantity and quality of food. I would have loved to try a... More 

Thank boudta
Buford, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently delicious food!!!! We have been to Rico's many times, it's addicting - food is always fresh, new specials every day and the place is perfectly casual, always fill comfortable there!

Thank dianachish
Level Contributor
29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't beat this place. Their lunch menu is incredible but wait for their dinner specials on the weekends! Usually after 5:30PM you can find out what magic the cooks are creating in the kitchen. Always delicious, always creative, no matter what you choose. And for dessert... try Mama's Strawberry Cake.

Thank TheSchnecki
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A cool little place. Although I went with the intention of ordering a shrimp po-boy somehow I was talked into getting the special which was fried soft shell crab with eggplant, rice and étouffée. I opted for the étouffée on the side. It was not exactly what I was expecting, and was better with the sauce over everything. Please excuse... More 

Thank Lezmi89
North Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here. They have several appetizer, salad and sandwich entrees as well as 2-3 specials. We shared a house salad and it was good with all fresh greens, cucumbers and tomato. I had the shrimp po boy and my wife had the Fried green tomato sandwich both served with house chips. They were both very... More 

Thank Craig A
Suwanee, Georgia
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food if you're not hungry for something specific. Menu is limited and nothing for kids. Better for a date meal if you want to avoid a chain restaurant. Not many seats. Had live entertainment the day we were there.

Thank Vagabond2be

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 W Main St, Buford, GA 30518-3041
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: 678-765-7518

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