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“Regular buffet”
Review of Golden Corral

Golden Corral
Ranked #56 of 231 Restaurants in Joplin
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Buffet
Restaurant details
Dining options: Buffet
Pittsburg, Kansas
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Regular buffet”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Food all tastes the same. I rate buffets as average when they have no exceptional taste or service. There is every kind of food you could want but it all tastes as though it came from a can or bag.

Visited September 2012
2 Thank Jovanna B
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Carthage, MO
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“you won't leave hungry”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

This buffet has the largest buffet of dishes that I've seen. There are entire large stations devoted to fruits, to vegetables, to main course items, to deserts. There are steaks to be cooked, and meats to be carved. The food is good, and the waitresses keep your glasses filled and the breads coming. Stop in for a treat.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Colette M
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Level 6 Contributor
173 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Quantity over Quality”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

I eat at Golden Corral every now and then. It's certaily not because they have quality steaks. I like their soups and salads and I appreciate the fact that they have sugar free and no sugar added desserts. This is definately quantity over quality and it seems as if every Golden Corral has the exact same items. One of my biggest beefs is that parents allow their kids to get in the buffet line where they are below the sneeze guard. They touch items, sneeze, pick their nose and then touch more items. I always watch and wait until a fresh item comes from the kitchen and then beet the kids to it.

Visited January 2013
1 Thank NonnahsS
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Joplin, Missouri
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Today on Dec 1, 2012 My husband father and i went to Golden Corral 2415 S. Range Line Joplin Mo. at around 4pm we arrived with a nice greeting by a manager he held the door open for us thank you that was nice thin we went to get our drinks they were alittle rude paid and went to our table and tables in this case are dirty except for 2 in our section set our drinks on the table no greeting from the server aka waitress and went to get food and food was mixed there was food in food meaning cocktaile sauce had shrimp saild in it pickels were droped in saild dressing and nothing was fresh desert was hard and nasty all the food tasted and looked like it had been there since noon nothing got changed one of the managers told the employees to just stir and switch in different areas baiscally saying dont put out fresh untill gone the restrooms mens and womens were horrible so nasty and trash overfilled in bathroom was flowing out by main door the waitress did not clean our table untill we were done my father didnt recive a refill untill we were done when i told are waitress about the restrooms she said what do u need in a not so nice way i said i wanted to let you know the restrooms need some deep att. fine she said. But the way we see it there is no reason the for the place looking that way people were literally waiting at tables for them to be clean thats not acceptable and the waitress said go a head set your stuff down come on really who wants to set there clean stuff on dirty tables and when you would go to the buffet for food and want to ask for somthing managers and staff were standing behind equiptment talking would look at you and continue talking i do not think this was acceptable thanks for reading Good Luck.

  • Visited December 2012
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2 Thank Sierra L
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Des Moines, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
751 reviews
687 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Really good comfort food at a reasonable price”
Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

This place has whatever you want. Mostly comfort foods and as much as you would like. also has a friendly wait staff and freshly prepared salads.

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1 Thank init4keeps
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