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“Great little country cookin' place”
Review of Carolina Buffet

Carolina Buffet
Ranked #8 of 144 Restaurants in West Columbia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $11
Cuisines: American
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West Columbia, South Carolina
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great little country cookin' place”
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Buffet setup lets you pay a great price and get what you want of what you like. Friendly service and smiles on faces definitely gives that "Southern Hospitality" feel. Foot is prepared fresh and always looks great. (no issue with dried out food as with some buffets). When you leave, you'll already be looking forward to your next visit!

Visited June 2014
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English first
Columbia, SC
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great country cooking”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went here on 6/19, 2014 and everything on the menu was excellent. The fried chicken, homemade mashed potatoes, butter beans, fried squash, rutabagas and country style steak were all great. The price includes of about $9.00 includes a salad bar, drink and dessert. We arrived about 11:15 a.m. and everything was hot and right off of the stove. Staff refilled drinks as needed and buffet was always replenished. Highly recommend.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank golfer8906
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West Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Must Eat”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

I eat at The Carolina Buffet all the time, it is by far the most consistent restaurant that I eat in! Although it is crowded during lunch time, they seat you fast, and the service is amazing! And of course the food is fresh and always hot! Don't fight the temptation any longer. Just go

  • Visited May 2014
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Just Like Grandmas Cooking”
Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for atmosphere and fancy plates , don't eat here ... If you're looking for the best country cookin' in Columbia , then you need to drop whatever it is you're doing and come down here for some gut-busting down-home cookin'!

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Thank MikeCheck1-2
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Irmo, South Carolina, United States
2 reviews
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“CAROLINA BUFFET THE TOPS!”
Reviewed April 9, 2014

I am a frequent diner at Carolina Buffet. The food is like "mama" used to make. Good Southern cooking! All items on the buffet are "finger-lickin'" good. Service is excellent. Staff is very friendly. Best country cooking restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina.

  • Visited March 2014
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