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Ryan's Grill Buffet & Bakery

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126 Highway 400 N, Dawsonville, GA 30534-8949
(706) 265-1565
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Dawsonville, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

This was a go to place for us for years to grab some quick food. Never had an issue with quality of food. Standard buffet food. Closed down for some reason early in 2016.

1 Thank Heinz v
Dawsonville, GA
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159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Typical ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET. Attracts those that like to sample, or those that like to pile it on, it's plentiful at the expense of quality.

Thank serenity2222
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We have tried to eat here twice now. The food is just not that good and it is almost as they do not know what food goes with what. My husband had fish and had an allergic reaction so I am assuming they cook shrimp with the fish even though there was no shrimp on bar.

Thank Lisa S
Gainesville, Georgia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This place is just nasty! I ate there Wednesday and it was dirty and the food was awful. Yuck! The person serving the steaks didn't eve ask you what you wanted he just threw a piece of meat on your plate. It was like eating a rubber disk. Want be eating at this Ryan's ever again.... just nasty!!

Thank Soccermom1377
Dawsonville, Georgia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This Ryan has a great selection of various food. Fried Chicken is excellent. I order a fresh steak to my liking every time with never a problem. Several different vegetable to choose from. Desserts or great as well

Thank Mike W
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We liked the fact that the restaurant was clean and well lit. The steam tables are replenished quickly and the food is hot when plated. The servers and staff are friendly and courteous. A good place for a family to chow down.

Thank eggman2015
Cumming, Georgia
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

When the buffet first opened several years ago their food was very good. The last two times we visited, however, the food tasted like instant or frozen with little or no flavor too much of anything and was overpriced to boot. Will not be returning unless we hear of some major changes. It's too bad because there are so few... More 

Thank SSLeiblie
Dahlonega, Georgia
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228 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a poor quality buffet at a steak house price. The food taste cheap, not fresh. But it's way over priced. Other buffets in nearby towns offer much better food at much better prices. Some even half the price of this one. I went on Memorial day and had a coupon for $1 off. The manager told me they... More 

1 Thank Ray W
Dahlonega, Georgia
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

The cashier / greeter at the front was fantastic. The service was fantastic! The cleanness, quality, and taste of food was great!

Thank Gwen G
Barnesville, Georgia
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170 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We enjoy this place for Senior Lunch/Dinner. We usually see a movie and then go to Ryan's at about 2pm when drinks are included with price. The fried chocked is very good. Never had a bad piece. The buffet has many items even at lunch. With some items they do require so seasoning but overall, this a good place, reasonably... More 

Thank Papa W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Highway 400 N, Dawsonville, GA 30534-8949
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: (706) 265-1565

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