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Golden Corral

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2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
+1 815-725-8989
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's called Awesome Pot Roast for a reason, it's Awesome! This restaurant is clean and the food is consistently good. If something you want needs to be replenished, just ask and it will be done. It is weighed, you pay by the pound. If you are there before 4:00, you get the lunch price. ***Little known fact: You can "take... More 

Thank judy8000
Joliet, Illinois
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This is a good place to go for variety. There's something for everyone. The waitresses are always friendly and everything was pretty clean. You get many choices for the price of some fast food places these days.

Thank Shauna-AaronA
East Peoria, Illinois
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Not much to say as we always get a good buffet no matter what town we visit. Salad bar seemed better than most.

Thank D R
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260 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

We were in the Joliet area with a group of people for lunch and could not decide on just 1 place to eat. So we went to Golden Corral because of the variety. We were not disappointed. As with any buffet some items were not as good as others and can depend on your taste. The place was very clean... More 

Thank KC4444
Grandville, MI
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227 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

You will be reading other reviews about the numerous food choices. Only those people who have never gone to a Golden Corral don't already know this. You can really put on the pounds eating here, but it's very good compared with a lot of buffets. My wife and I especially enjoyed the pot roast and the white fish. They both... More 

Thank DWbiker
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

Nice place, great food, fair price. I visited with my family and have a nice experience. Loved the steak. Will be back soon.

Thank Sam B
Crest Hill
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

I eat here fairly often, and think the food is pretty good for the price. If you are a senior (over 60) take advantage of the early bird weekdays from 2-4pm. a buffet and a drink is like $8.50. I see they have really cut down the size of the desserts, the cupcakes are now mini-muffin size. I think the... More 

Thank Diane G
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went for lunch on a Saturday so I figured the food would be relatively fresh. The food was subpar. The fruit was mushy and some strawberries were moldy. The lettuce was brown. The popular hot food was refilled, but the less popular stuff had a gross dried layer on top. The tiles floors were sticky everywhere. In the bathroom... More 

Thank aegeeg
New Lenox, Illinois
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

I'm not a big buffet guy, but this is your average Golden Corral. The food is decent and if you walk out hungry it's your fault. Listless service.

Thank Bill M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2015

Like all Golden Corrals, no lack of food options! Loved the steak grilled infront of you. I would go there again! Very busy place though.

Thank Amie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 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 - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-6622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-725-8989
Tel: (815) 725-8989

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