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Golden Corral

5001 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-4738
+1 661-834-7224
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (4 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:45 - 21:30 Hours
American, International
5001 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-4738
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Golden Corral buffet was the perfect choice for our large group to meet for dinner. We were happy with the prices and the quality of the food. The butterfly fried shrimp was my favorite along with the tender roast beef. My husbands favorites were the...More

Thank Jani J
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was only able to find a few items that were really good. Everything else was just so so and a lot was well below avg. Fried fish and the fried chicken can stack up against any place in town. They used to have awesome...More

Thank carrot_fixer
Reviewed 18 November 2017

If like luke warm food that has set for days, unkept food stations a drastically reduced salad bar, this may be the place. We were there two years ago and it has gone further down hill. Reduced salad bar, reduced hot items, did not think...More

Thank bakodon
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Food was good and restaurant was nice and clean. Great selection of food and tasty. Only negative was men's room was pretty trashed.

Thank gcamp13
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I stopped in after spending the whole day working. Visiting from out of town for work means you often skip lunch to get more done. I have eaten at Golden Corral in Houston. I have to say this location was much nicer. Friendly helpful staff...More

Thank Freemikejs
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of variety and to me surprisingly tasty. Steak was delicious as was the pot roast and chicken. Great salad bar and the soup bar was awesome as well. Lots of delicious desserts and good service.

1  Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Was not disappointed ! Steak were very good and flavorful ! Wide selection ! Server was on point ! Definitely will be coming back in the future !

Thank mexicanbob5150
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was by far my favorite Golden Corral until they got rid of the donut conveyer belt. That's why they didn't get a five. The atmosphere is great for family dinning and the selection of food is great. It was the first time my FDL...More

Thank 18letitiaw
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The food was much better, well stocked, good flavor but not excellent. Overall for lunch with my wife it was $19.98 with senior lunch. Our server was excellent! One thing I don't understand is they give a lot to veterans organizations but give no military...More

Thank Cooper33000
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Food was very good ! No complaint here ! Good assortment of food ! Will definitely come back in the future ! 😉 reasonable priced

Thank mexicanbob5150
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-4738
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-834-7224
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