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“Wasnt Impressed this Time (Lunch) !!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Paula Deen Buffet - CLOSED

Paula Deen Buffet
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Wasnt Impressed this Time (Lunch) !!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

We have eating here numerous times but this was a first for lunch !! I wont be back for lunch !! It was just average and wasnt impressed at all !! The dinner and breakfast is great but the lunch was not good especially for the price !!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank twentyrays
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English first
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Paula needs to be reviewing what she puts her name on”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

The food was just average. Nothing I would really even care to have the recipes for. When asking for oysters on the half shell (which were on the buffet)...you would have thought we asked the cook to go catch them for us. Poor customer service. I have never seen an unhappier staff.

Visited October 2012
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Kennett, Missouri, United States
1 review
“Disappointed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

I recently ate at the buffet in Tunica. Until this visit, it had been one of my favorite places to eat! While standing in line to get shrimp, I notices the thongs had fell down into the cocktail sauce. The server simply pulled out the thongs, wiped them off and stuck them back in the sauce. I almost got sick thinking of how many hands had been on the thongs and the handle had been completely emerged in the sauce. Yuck! I haven't been back and if I ever do go back I won't be getting any cocktail sauce!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Melissa M
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PENNSYLVANIA
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best buffet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

Friends recommended we visit Paula Deen's buffet while we were in Tunica...
My husband is not a fan of buffets, but agreed to try it...
We were not disappointed...
The price was reasonable, the employees were wonderful...
The food was top notch, not like most buffets where the food is mass produced... this tasted like home cooking...
The store had some really cool items, we bought quite a few...
All in all, a wonderful experience :)
Going back to Tunica next week, can't wait to hit Paula's!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank SKELETONBONES
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Disappointment”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

We go to Tunica once or twice a year. We first ate at Paula Deen's shortly after she opened and it was good. Since then, the quality of the food has gone down, down, down. A couple of weeks ago, we were in Tunica and ate lunch and breakfast at the buffet. At both meals, the food was, at best, room temperature, the nice little cards identifying dishes were either from the last meal or simply missing and service was non-existent. The food at the Waffle House on Highway 61 was far superior and much cheaper.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank FWayne
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