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Johnboy's home cooking buffet

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914 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy SE # 922, Cartersville, GA 30120-2137
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Blairsville, Georgia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far one of the best home cooking buffets I've ever eaten at! The food is fantastic and fresh. Servers are on top of things.

Thank Jeff V
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

BEWARE OF THE FOOD and Cleanness Scores have been less than horrible lately with Health Dept. I wasn't crazy at first about eating there. I should of listen to my gut ( no pun intended ). Floors dirty, banquet style,bathroom ( um was that ?) and list goes on and on. Kitchen dirty, dishwasher no hot heat and was fifty.... More 

Thank LiMcCarverSr
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ran onto this buffet while visiting Cartersville. Boy, am I glad we stopped! Being from "up North", we wanted some southern cooking. The menu changes somewhat daily, but I suspect all their menu items are very good based on our experience. The fried chicken livers, fried chicken and country-fried steak were all very good. The green... More 

Thank ked4300
Cartersville, Georgia
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

This is an all you can eat food and salad bar. Went with my family of 5 people. 3 of us liked it 2 didn't. Had catfish filets on a Friday. They were good, fresh and hot. Salad bar had a good variety with potatoe salad, macaroni salad, and the usual salad fare. The fried chicken was good. This a... More 

Thank khobgood527
Cartersville, Georgia
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138 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

A weekly stop for us.Buffet is country cooling at its best.Fried chicken crispy, not greasy,fried pork chops,great flavor, Friday fish fry is to die for.Fried, broiled, both good.Different beans ,limas,speckled butter beans,great northern,pintos,field peas, butter peas, and everyday green beans,cabbage,sweet potatoes, rice,mashed potatoes, great gravy,fried okra,fried green tomatoes, collards, turnip greens,country style steak,chicken and dressing,baked chicken,a great salad bar, pot.... More 

Thank Janet S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Great home cooked food. Fried chicken was delicious, vegetables were perfect. Will definitely stop again if in the area.

Thank Jim B
Dallas, Georgia
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119 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

The food is delicious and the waitress was very nice. I have a walker and had a hard time getting around. The tables were too close and when I went either side I couldn't get through either. so even though it is buffet style I could not get out to refill my plate

Thank barbarawaters52
CArtersville, Georgia
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215 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

decided to try John Boys again after chef Lee left. Very disappointed! Floors very dirty, messy, tables not clean. Food was actually ok! They let kids get into buffet which i dont like.

Thank Suzanne B
Cartersville, Georgia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I don't typically eat at buffets, but Johnboy's is the exception. The food is good just about every time we go. Definitely worth a try if you've never been there before.

Thank Amy M
Pinetta, Florida
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

My husband and I couldn't decide what we wanted to eat. Then we saw Johnboy's. First time there. Next time we are in Cartersville will we be back. The food was great and they had a good selection. The cheesecake was awesome.

Thank romeofl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy SE # 922, Cartersville, GA 30120-2137
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cartersville
  • Phone Number: 7706062330

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