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Robbins Nest

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121 Us Highway 70a E, Selma, NC 27576-9405
+1 919-965-5522
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Naples, Florida
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a simple home-cooking buffet with a small but well-prepared assortment, all for $8.95, extra for soda-pop. Fried chicken was delicious, other entrees and sides were also very good. A nice dessert assortment, including a homemade pie which I think is called Pink's Pie. Liked Robbins Nest so much on the way north that we stopped again on the... More 

Thank Rob C
NE Florida
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

My daughter and I stopped here for lunch. The selections seemed average. Mashed potatoes weren't even real! Hard to tell how long some of the foods were setting out. Desert selection was rather dull... I've been to many better buffets!

Thank hanahwy
North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

While the food is good it sure would be nice to hear a "Thank You" when you pay the cashiers!!! These people have completely lost their appreciation for their customers! I would guess the new country cooking buffet in town will give them a run for their money.

2 Thank FotoRic203pvr
Faison, North Carolina
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This restaurant was a complete surprise! We met my brother there for a meal and a visit during lunch. I had never seen such an assortment of "country cooking"! Obviously, it was a favorite of the locals....a good indication of fine food. It is all buffet. You pay for your food and drink and eat salads, meats, vegetables and desserts... More 

Thank beth15952015
Selma, North Carolina
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Just good downhome Country Cooking....Eastern NC BBQ, Fried Chicken, Chicken stew, homemade pies and cakes. Always good and always popular with locals.

Thank morrisdaug
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65 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

It has been some years since we tried Robbins Nest. We were pleased to see the dining room had been remolded some and frankly it was much cleaner. The food bar was clean and well presented. The table area clean too. The wait staff was prompt and kept our plates cleaned away and made sure we had all we needed... More 

Thank Bob D
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Waitresses used to be on the Ball getting to your table with Tea & Ice/Silverware. Now, you sit & wait sev minutes before even being noticed. They have no desire to promptly clean the tables anymore,etc. Mention you want Ice or Tea refills and they forget or are really slow in getting it to you~~I think working issues are on... More 

Thank h0nestOpinion2016
RobbinsNest121, Manager at Robbins Nest, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear about this. It would help me tremendously if I knew the date and the time that you visited us so I can get proper training for my staff. More 

New Hampshire
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161 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

Typical southern buffet where the dishes are authentic and tasty. My favorite was the fried chicken. So much so, I purchased one to go so I could share it with relatives I was on my way to visit near Richmond. $8.50 gets you a freshly sectioned fried chicken and another $2.50 provides a pound of mashed potatoes and gravy. I... More 

Thank Marty D
Houston, Texas
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Carolina BBQ, shrimp, Flounder, country style steak, chicken pastry, fried chicken, hush puppies, cole slaw, pie, sweet tea......ooooh myyyyyy! Great country cooking all you can eat for $10. Simply unbelievable!

1 Thank Amy R
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The title says it all. The food was very good and I filled my stomach, but the selection of food was limited. Not sure I would return.

1 Thank OldDudeDiver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Us Highway 70a E, Selma, NC 27576-9405
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Selma
  • Phone Number: +1 919-965-5522
Robbins Nest Restaurant is offers a true taste of the N.C. South! We offer a southern buffet and desserts. We also offer a complete salad bar. We do take reservations for large groups. We are located off Exit 97 on Hwy 95 next to the Days Inn hotel.

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