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Ryan's - CLOSED

1021 Dowdy Rd, Athens, GA 30606-5718
+1 706-543-8308
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible28%
13 Jul 2016
“Friendly servers, average food.”
7 Jul 2016
“Buffet”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1021 Dowdy Rd, Athens, GA 30606-5718
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

If you like a buffet or all you can eat, and then you should go to Ryan's. They have tacos, nachos, spaghetti, chicken, ribs, potatoes, fruit, salad, pies, and soft serve ice cream to name a few. The servers are friendly and replenish your drinks...More

Thank Roberta B
Reviewed 8 July 2016

When I am in the area we love to stop in at Ryan's. They have a pretty good menu selection. Buffet so all you can eat. Don't forget to try the desserts. Diabetics beware

Thank NoWhereSpecial
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The food was cold on the buffet. It wasn't late, so you would think that it would still be warm. As if the food was leftover from the previous day.

Thank Jett M
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We made a last minute trip to Athens to visit someone hospitalized. After the drive following church; of course we were hungry. As we approached; we noticed how good the food smelled even from outside. It was Easter, so of course, it was quite busy....More

Thank iluvkuntry
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The food is all over the place! It never gets cleaned up, so the buffet food is all intermingled. The plates and silverware are disgusting.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

A few years ago we ate here several times a month and loved the food quality and variety and the prices. Unfortunately over the past year the food quality had steadily declined as well as the variety while prices have increased. It is no longer...More

Thank Lucky1051
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Generally we do not attend all you can eat places but my son in law wanted to give it a try, since it is in a nice area we agreed. Outside looks so nice but once you step inside pass the cash register you realize...More

Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 3 March 2015

My mom & I were visiting family at the local hospital. We were hungry & stopped here to eat. First of all, the prices are steep for the food they have. Yes, there's a buffet with a variety of items, but most is below average...More

Thank southernVee
Reviewed 12 February 2015

The Ryan's restaurant in Athens, Ga is great!! It features all you can eat and the cost is reasonable. The food is served buffet style and there are food items for anyone's taste. There is fish, pizza, roast beef, chicken, meatloaf, etc.--and a myriad of...More

Thank halloween123
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We walked in with a group of 10 and after we got our seats, our waiter, Senad did not miss a beat. He provided excellent service and was gracious throughout our meal. He would be an example for other servers to follow. The food as...More

Thank John M
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  • Address: 1021 Dowdy Rd, Athens, GA 30606-5718
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-543-8308
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