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“Buffet w/ many choices”
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Classic Homestyle Buffet
Cuisines: Seafood
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Florida
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Buffet w/ many choices”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

We went back for the 3rd or 4th time just yesterday. They have an extensive salad bar, and so many choices of food that you cannot even try everything. I won't say it is 'gourmet' but good. We like shrimp, fish,& chicken and they usually always have those, fixed different ways.There are lots of choices for side dishes and a large dessert bar including several flavors of ice cream.The price is reasonable and staff are friendly. It is quite a large place, so finding a table , should not be a problem.

  • Visited September 2012
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2 Thank Idnasflorida
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Lake Alfred, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our favorite restaurant by far!!”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

The Classic Homestyle Buffet is a rather large restaurant and a geat place to eat with great food plus plenty of it. We eat there at least once a week on movie night. I'm a pretty darn good cook, but this restaurant beats my best and in a buffet setting no less. Price M-F from 11AM thru 3:30PM is just $7.69 plus seniors over 55 get free beverage. Soup and salad bar is extensive as well plus they keep it full including fresh fruits. Main courses consist of beef, chicken, turkey, fish, seafood, and specialties like stuffed peppers etc. There are five kinds of potatoes, five kinds of vegies, great dinner rolls and all the trimmings including stuffing, gravies etc. The dessert bar is fabulous with cakes, pies, cheesecake, chocolate concoctions, brownies, cookies, and ice cream with all the toppings.

Service is great and you don't have to wonder where your waitress went. If you leave this restaurant hungry, it's definately your own fault.

I saw some negative reviews for the restaurant on this site, but it has to be competitors trying to dis this eatery, for they are the competition and we have found no one else that compares.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank WandaAnne
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Winter Haven, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“LOTS OF DELICIOUS CHOICES”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Extraordinary array of foods. Salad bar has a tremendous variety. Peel and eat shrimp are large and delicious. Carving station, excellent fried chicken and veggies and too many desserts. Affordable and well served, with friendly waitstaff. Definitely not your average buffet, this is a find!

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank bob240
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Winter Haven, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“good food for the price”
Reviewed April 26, 2012

good variety of food, good price. Service was good. Had something for everyone. If you go away hungry it is your own fault. Better than most buffets.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Kat17618
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Bartow, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A Buffet is a Buffet is a Buffet, but it's generally one of the better ones”
Reviewed April 2, 2012

Went on Sunday this time. Had coupon, saved couple dollars. Extensive selections (roast beef, kabob, chicken of various types, catfish, shrimp, mussels etc) - the vegetables fairly fresh/not overcooked. Husband enjoyed his desserts - they usually have something tasty for him (even tho' he doesn't "need it"!)--I'm not a dessert person, I save room for "real food."
Went last week on weekday, earlier - the coupon book was same price as posted on that. You have to "read the coupon". It was pretty much same, food better than some that tend to leave on bar too long. Weekday prices (we're seniors) during earlier hours seem to be more "value" for what you get, but good overall.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank KB B
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