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Old Country Buffet

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5083 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112-2922
717-657-6290
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Greensboro
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80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to go on an afternoon where the youth were everywhere. We saw several buses outside and suspected a group of people was inside. We wanted a buffet because we like that style of food. Getting back to the youth- They hogged the ice cream machine and the floor around the drinks looked like something or things had spilled... More 

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Thank David M
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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224 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This place needs to be deep clean urgently; floor under tables is disgusting, napkin holder as well. Coffee cups are stained. I find it a bit expensive since they now charge extra for the drinks... Everybody knows that fountain soda is crazy cheap for restaurants, so why are you charging so much extra for drinks when it costs you a... More 

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Thank margusVM
Nesbit, Mississippi
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of this type of buffet but the food here was good, hot, plentiful and we had lots of choices. The salads were great - fresh and again, lots of choices. The veggies were good, the taco bar was nice, and while I don't eat meat, it looked good. The chocolate cake in the little metal... More 

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Thank janeewoo
Fort Wayne
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103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

OCB's are becoming more difficult to find. It has been some time since I last visited, so we had to go. It wasn't bad. Though not all were especially friendly, our waitress kept our table clear & was very nice. They kept the dishes full and we enjoyed the food. Otherwise, not much has changed over the years. Good place... More 

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Thank ehugo99
Shelby, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Had been at Hershey's Chocolate World all day and was starving. Wanted something other than fast food. Entered and had to wait, and wait, and wait... Employee was too busy cleaning the glass over the buffet lines. Looked at us several times and went back to cleaning. Wasn't from the area and was starving so we waiting patiently while tapping... More 

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Thank cmtsmommy
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Employees sitting in the dining room putting shoes on playing on their cell phones. No hairnets or gloves worn at all by any employee, touching food. Most of the food was hard ,old, brown lettuce. Will never return!!

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Thank Kelly S
Leonardtown, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We enjoyed our breakfast buffet at Old Country Buffet. Everything was so tasty and cooked properly. We have a large family with different likes. All 7 of us left full and happy and ready for our day of adventure at Hershey Park. Thank you Old Country Buffet!

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Thank elymama7
lancaster pa
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141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We found a welcoming sign on arrival. Veterans receive a discount on Mondays. Well we were there on Tuesday but the clerk gave me a discount any way. I have not been to OCB in quite some time and I was surprised.......The beef was cold so was the ham....The steak was over done and chewy....They changed the recipe for the... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

It has been a while since I ate here but I could usually count on decent food for a buffet. One of my favorite foods was their fried chicken.. always hot and moist,especially their chicken breasts. This trip...not one could be found.. not even by the Kitchen Manager who checked their hot box. The sliced beef was cold as were... More 

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Thank Marlene B
Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

My friend and I got to the restaurant and prepared our first plate. The food was good. However, a bus load (several, actually) of kids came and chaos ensued. I'm not sure how much of the blame goes to the management or the kids, but it was not a good experience. The staff had a hard time keeping up with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5083 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 717-657-6290

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