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Old Times Country Buffet

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1193 N Saint Augustine Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601-8409
+1 229-253-1600
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Valdosta, Georgia
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to over stuff yourself. Reasonable quality food in huge quantities. I have been there twice to accommodate my in-laws. Everyone in our group loved the fried chicken and chicken gizzards. Our waitress? was pleasant. My question mark is because she only brings drinks and clears tables...

Thank laughan
Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were very friendly, clean place to eat. Best southern fried chicken we have ever eaten. Many different thngs to try. Will stop here on our way to florida

Thank Maryw7774
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while traveling on the recommendation of a family member. If you like Southern home cooking you will like this. Large selection, clean and friendly.. They have things I never tried but worth trying new things. Worth the trip.

Thank Patricia P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Food is great, staff is friendly. We try to eat here on every visit to this area. Can't say enough about the seafood buffet.

Thank Colleena N
Florence, Alabama
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Variety of choices Great for large groups. Save room for the many desserts. Always have great fried chicken

Thank Coach C
Woodstock, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I stopped because I wanted to try something different on my way back from Tampa to Atlanta. I saw good reviews and decided to try together with family, the food was excellent, you have many choices. Once in the restaurant I noticed the right name is Ole Times County Buffet, and there are some others in South Georgia and North... More 

Thank jl_rocbar
Otsego, Michigan
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109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

My wife & I decided to stop here while we were passing through Valdosta, GA.. This restaurant had highly favorable ratings on Tripadvisor. Based on our experience, I'm afraid that I am unable agree with that. The prices were comparable to the Golden Corral but the overall quality falls far short. The staff that we encountered was very nice. We... More 

Thank JR1224
Orlando, Florida, United States
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We were driving north and looking for a place to stop. There were many chain places in the area but all seemed very busy and then we saw Old Times. When we walked in, it was very bright and clean. The price was reasonable and the food selection was vast. There was a lot of fried food but there was... More 

Thank Craig S
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We are new to the area, but stumbled upon this great place - looking for authentic southern food. They do such a great job and the food is amazing. It's like being in mama's kitchen! Nothing I didn't like on the buffet and that's the truth! Very clean and the food is hot and ready. Lot's of employees keeping the... More 

Thank Cindi K
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This place I'm comparing to other places I've traveled in the world. This is a piece of Americana/southern cooking at its best. All the good was great, from the purple hull peas to the fried salt meat. If you like this kind of food do stop in.

Thank Kelly G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 N Saint Augustine Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601-8409
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Valdosta
  • Phone Number: +1 229-253-1600

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