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“Not that good!”
Review of Golden Corral

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Golden Corral
Ranked #913 of 1,644 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Description: Golden Corral
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Description: Golden Corral
Reviewed August 9, 2011

We have eaten at this Golden Corral before and found that it was good. But it has changed. First of all, their Sweet Potatoes were burnt, I mean charcoal. Their BBQ was so soaked with BBQ Sauce that it was like eating a sponge. Where was the flavor of Pork? Gone! Just sauce!!! Might as well serve sauce only! Also they now put BBQ sauce on the baked chicken. Now I ask you, who does that? Why can't they serve anything the way it should be and have that sauce on the bar. This way, if you wish some, you put it yourself. Now for the worse part of this last visit, they all have the make your seafood to order for the dinner hour. Great idea! And we love it! But, this particular restaurant's cook refused to make me my seafood to order because I have dairy allergies and he had no clean pan, everything had butter in it. I have never been refused before! They always get a clean unused pan or wash one out thoroughly. He did not seem to care. But, I stood my ground and told him I have had it made for me at other Golden Corrals. After pressuring him, he finally washed out a pan for me. Then after telling him I have a dairy allergy, he informs me that all the vegetables are sauteed in butter. Unbelievable!!! At the other ones, I eat the vegetables because they are done in oil not butter. Is this restaurant related to the other Golden Corrals? As a result, my husband and I will be hard pressed to return to this Golden Corral. It is a shame! It used to be good.

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Thank Annabelle2045
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Reviewed June 12, 2011

This was the worst Golden Corral, I've ever been too! When we arrived it was jammed packed, didn't know if that was a good thing or bad thing! BAD! When we got out drinks they were handed to us, not put on a tray like they normally are! And when I asked for a try I was told "we don't give out trays". When I got to the cashier he was shocked to see I was upset and asked I told him, and he attempted to fix the tray problem, I just said never mind! The manager was no better! Then we were escorted to out seats, also not regular, you normally get to pick where you wan to sit. We were sat next to the utensil caddy so every two seconds someone standing over our shoulder searching for silver. Then the server only visited the table twice we had to keep asking to have the dirty plates removed since the table was barely large enough to hold two drinks and two plates. The food was ok, and I say that lightly. Eventually after having to keep asking to have plates removed we gave up! Never again!

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Thank TracyandAlvinClark
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Reviewed November 18, 2015
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