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“It needs attention!!!”
Review of Home Town Buffet

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Home Town Buffet
Ranked #55 of 67 Restaurants in Pinole
Cuisines: American
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Richmond, California
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159 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“It needs attention!!!”
Reviewed May 12, 2014

I started coming to Home Town Buffet when my husband then my fiance took his relatives, who were visiting from Canada, for a dinner!
It was a nice meal, since everyone could chose their own taste!
I went for the salad bar which is not much of lettuce, some greens and the toppings but kind of decent, and then some fish tilapia, green beans, corn and carrots and the dessert have a good size from cookies, flan, cakes and yogurt.
However, there were not plates for the soups, neither for the yogurt ice cream, and not spoons, the workers were kind of busy and not too many so it explained why there were not plates or spoons. Therefore, this place needs attention from the manager to make a come back to its good times when everything was better than now!1

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Cheap and good food”
Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Where can you eat all you can eat steak, prime ribs, etc. for less than $13? Hometown Buffet that is!

Visited October 2013
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Thank Karis B
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Chicken's great but the kids aren't....”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Nothing like being at a buffet and having kids getting their hands in all the food. While the value is excellent with quality food (other than their needs to be buried Mongolian bbq which nobody wants the way they do it!) the restaurant draws many families. That in itself is no problem at all, but to just let the kids run, and then have the restaurant not try to control the situation, not good.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank scoutrader
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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good Buffet”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

A great choice and value for a buffet. Many food choices. Only downside was the amount of kids there but all kids were 99 cents in July so we expected it.

Visited July 2013
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Thank russmozier
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“In A Pinch”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

If there was absolutely NOWHERE else to eat, I'd recommend Home Town Buffet. All the veggies are from a can, the salad bar is limited in variety and the desserts seem like nothing more than sugar held together with cake/pie.

Visited April 2012
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