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Golden Corral

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5202 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807-3466
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Dover, Delaware
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134 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with stopping here! Great selection of food. All very good. Their steak was very good n tender. The restaurant was clean too n very busy. We were on a bus n they gave us a separate room n waiter. The one in our home town closed years ago. Don't know why because there were always people there.

Thank sadear
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Always a treat to get a meal at Golden Corral! The staff is always friendly and courteous. Make sure you get some Bourbon St chicken!

Thank Alvin H
Saint Ann, Missouri
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I took my group there Saturday June 4 2016 price is a little high if you ask me. Tons of food none of it looks very good and the place is just a mess. Just really needs cleaned up

Thank Chefmossy
Davenport, Iowa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Took three of our grandkids on a Saturday night. Mediocre food, crowded, loud (they actually had a D.J. playing music with over-amped bass for Pete's sake), a surly cashier, not clean, etc. - all-in-all, an experience I won't soon forget. If you want to see the seamy underside of the Quad Cities, come here. Otherwise, stay far, far away.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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175 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

This isn't a bad buffet. We enjoy it. They need to clean up the front foyer more often and their entry line area. Sometimes the tile by the meat area is slippery and needs attending to. (But we never see it attended to.) Sometimes the bathroom soap dispensers have a weird fatty looking substance gelled inside. The grilled fish for... More 

Thank D w
Davenport, Iowa
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

I'm gonna be really clear, I've been several times in the last 3 months and it was never great, but then again I would be REALLY surprised if it were. Buffet places have to work really hard just be to good and with a selection as big as this one has that is a pretty good review. If you go... More 

Thank Elliott W
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

It has been about a year since I had ate here. The quality has gone down. The food was not fresh. You could see how old the food was. It was dried out, had the crust on top. I really wanted the roast, and every time I walked up, it had not been changed over, it was just potatoes, no... More 

Thank Angie O
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

Ate here this evening, 11 07 2015, and was expecting the usual salty fare....but the mashed potatoes and gravy and pot roast was superb. as was the salad bar with fresh crunchy lettuce.....The sweet tea was fresh and delicious. Lots of desserts to choose from.....Would return as it is the best GC we are eaten at to date..

Thank C_VanSwol
Burlington, Iowa, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

The husband & I stopped here while in Davenport shopping. We arrived there at 3:00pm on a Saturday. Salad bar full, but the hot food trays were empty. There was a line to get chicken. Even the dessert bar was lacking. Very disappointed, had to fill up on salad & desert just to get our monies worth! Very disappointed! We... More 

Thank Tina H
Dallas City, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

Reading the reviews of others that have had bad experiences at the Golden Corral in Davenport, IA is surprising. We went here in the mid afternoon expecting the food quality not to be up to par. Generally, when you hit a buffet restaurant after 2 pm, the food quality suffers. However, we were pleasantly satisfied to the freshness of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5202 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807-3466
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: (563)355-5611

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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?