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Golden Corral

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1053 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE, Hickory, NC 28602-4331
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

every time we eat here, we have stomach pain the rest of the day, im calling MSG on this one! it effects a lot of people very badly!

Thank frictionmod
Padua, Italy
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291 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I was in this restaurant once. It's pretty much similar to all other of the same brand. Good choice of plates, excellent grill. Buffet layout is confused.

Thank Matteo_Barbara2014
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I enjoyed my experience at Golden Corral in Hickory, NC very much. Food was fresh and tasty, service was courteous and swift. Went with friends and enjoyed it very much.

Thank Sheree F
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Disgusting! While getting my salad a roach was walking across the counter, past the soup and straight to the lettuce! I grabbed a soup bowl and trapped him. The lady behind the counter got the manager and he retrieved the roach and told me thank you. They acted like it was no big deal, just an every day thing. Didn't... More 

1 Thank TheDeluxes
Webster, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The food at this one was not the best. Have been to much better Golden Corrals. Was not worth the $35 we paid for 2 people.

Thank Stacey C
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111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

This restaurant has an extensive "all you can eat" menu with an vast array of entrees, vegetables, and desserts.

Thank Kenneth H
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The food was really good with plenty to choose from, and it was a very clean establishment. The food however is not the reason for the five star rating. Our waitress Stephanie was excellent. Always friendly, and we never had to ask for anything.It was impressive how hard she worked to keep her area in excellent condition.

Thank Matthew M
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

I don't do "fancy food" and Golden Corral is always my go to restaurant for simple and ample choices. This location has always proven to be top notch among it's peers. They keep the line stocked and everything always looks and tastes fresh.

Thank innkeeper28786
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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154 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner and the food was good. Lots of baked, grilled and fried seafood for some kind of seafood thing they are doing for the month of April. They have all types of food and most are good for buffet style dinning. Our waitress was a little out there but did okay for the most... More 

1 Thank Fire15
North Carloina
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2015

We like to go to Golden Corral for their Sunday breakfast. The variety of food offered is good and the price is reasonable. Occasionally we go for dinner. They food is good and the price is too!

Thank ctwaternut

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 am
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1053 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE, Hickory, NC 28602-4331
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory

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