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“Worst Buffet I've ever had”
Review of Corbin's Country Buffet - CLOSED

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Corbin's Country Buffet
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

My wife were in Franklin for the Scottish festival on Saturday 06/15/2013 after sampling some very good Scottish food and enjoying the music at the festival. we saw a sign for good country home cooking. I can tell from a cooks point of view that the food at Corbin's does not come close to any kind of home cooking unless you are a patient in a low-class retirement home. All the side dishes were very bland with no seasoning at all. The fried fish was cold, the beef stroganoff was very dry and had no mushrooms or sauce when we complained the cook came out and poured milk into it and stirred it around, the Pork was setting in some or kind of broth and had no seasoning and very large chunks .the deserts were small and brought to us by the server so i guess you were only allowed one serving.we did not try the salad bar as it was just your typical salad fixings.A word of advise to the cook (Get some cooking lessons)

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Thank Clay M
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Reviewed May 22, 2013

If you leave there hungry, it is your own fault.
Buffet style. Food, salad and soup bar, dessert and drink included! Could not eat there everyday as we would be as wide as we are tall!

Thank Larry E
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

While visiting Franklin, one of the store owners recommended Corbin's for lunch, and were we pleased. While the suppers are from a buffet table, their lunches are off a sandwich menu. Mine was tuna salad and my wife's was chicken salad. Both were very generously filled I also had french fries which were very good. The manager stopped by and talked with us. Everyone offered superb service. It's a little hard to find. Just locate the courthouse (biggest building in downtown) and it is tucked away immediately behind it. Just find a place to park and walk there - you will not see it from the road!

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Thank Desmin
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Food is very plain. Everything is boiled except the fish and chicken (the only meats they offered and it was fried.

Thank Gerry M
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Had the pleasure of dining at Corbin's on Saturday night. Such a wonderful buffet featuring fried fish, pork loin, and delicious chicken pot pie--with the best selection of veggies. Don't miss their mac and cheese (awesome) and the pinto beans and cornbread. Not only is the service excellent, the food superb--but the family that owns and operates this restaurant makes you feel a part of their family from the moment you enter the establishment. The decor is warm, inviting, and the restaurant is spotless. I can't wait to return. Do yourself a big favor and hurry to Corbin's.

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Thank JackieFranklinNC
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