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2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250-1813
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere is pleasant- a stone fireplace & tiny blue lights on the slatted wood dividers.Loved all the homemade salads including bean and also a broccoli. The spaghetti meat balls were delicious. Good value for the price . Be sure to check the hours before you go as they vary .

Bedford, Kentucky
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I know that many people love this place, but there isn't anything about the food that is special. I can make each and every dish at home, most of them better. When I pay to eat out, I want something different. You don't get that here. It's just not my cup of tea.

Thank mspcheco
Madison, Indiana
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

The Pines never disappoints and always has great chicken and fried fish on the buffet when I go. It is always very good and it never disappoints.

Thank tommycash1982
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The Pines has been open 30 something years. I have eaten here many times over the years. Ate there again tonight. The food was good for the price. The service tonight wasn't. But it's an ok place for something different in Madison. I'd really give it 3.5 if I could.

Thank Jeff S
Hanover, Indiana
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I rediscovered this place with work friends. A very good American buffet. Clientele seems to be an older crowd, and the atmosphere fits that group, but the food is good and the quality is consistent.

Thank blichlyter
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143 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The staff was really friendly and the food was very good. Nice fresh quantities food including fresh fish, ham, roast beef and chicken. They had a large area where our party of 50 people could all eat together.

Thank Scott P
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This is a small buffet but the food and service is excellent!!! The staff was friendly and the hot food was actually. Open Thursday thru Sunday.

2 Thank bclark89c7
Bedford, Indiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I found this place on trip advisor and decided to try it. Best choice ever! The food was amazing!! Everything I tasted was good. Everything! Can not wait to go back!

1 Thank missybear0281
Madison, Indiana
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Pines has a wonderful buffet. The salad bar is definitely worth writing home about! And so is the bread pudding. Note - they are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

1 Thank Sandy B
Louisville, Kentucky
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

me and my husband ate at the pines for the first time in our life last night, we drove to madison just specifically to eat at the pines resturant, when we walked in, I was so, so impressed with the cleanliness of the salad bar and the food bar was so clean and fresh foods, and fresh, and my Husband... More 

2 Thank melissa c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250-1813
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 812-273-4645

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