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Ole Times Country Buffet

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2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
+1 386-752-1670
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10:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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Orlando, Florida
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133 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love buffets,but this one could have been a little better with their selections.I liked the salad bar. Good selections there.I wanted mashed pototoes, but that bin was empty.So I never had any.The shrimp were good. The dessert area was a mess.They need to fix that area to make it look better. Half the desserts were gone.We went on a... More 

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Thank Joyce877
Arkansas
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost everything is fried, including the ribs. Nothing was that good. There was cocktail sauce but no shrimp, fried or otherwise. The pork in gravy was ok. The fried okra did appear to be breaded in-house. But those were the highlights. All desserts were mediocre at best.

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Thank 50StateTravelers
Lake City, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is conveniently located at the Mall in Lake City. Parking is no problem with handicap parking places available. The prices vary depending on the hour or day that you are there. The sad part about this is that they change their prices frequently, and they do not have much to offer for senior citizens except if you are... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After attending a meeting in Lake City, our group of 4 decided to give this place a try. Unfortunately, I don't think any of us will go back again. I do have to say that the place is very clean and the service was very good. However, the food was not that good. The best part of the buffet was... More 

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Thank Paca S
Shreveport, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food seemed pretty greasy and wasn't real hot. The staff is nice and the place is clean but other than that I feel it could be improved upon.

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Thank U2270MProbinb
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great and service was excellent and very friendly staff and wow what a bar of food ummm good.

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Thank Roger P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food is plentiful and I like it however fat and salt galore, maybe that is why it is good tasting! In Lake City main and only mall. Easy parking and close to I-75 on hey 90.

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Thank Jose T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have a picky family, and every one found something they loved and got stuffed! I love this place and we frequently eat here.

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Thank Desiree M
Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A bit pricey but we did visit on a Sunday. Even if it hadn't been pricey it still needs a lot of work. Only a few items had any taste. I really wanted to find good in this place especially since the server Jen was outstanding. And the place was clean. Maybe if the chefs tasted it before sending out... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I rode here with 18 friends on New Years day, a tradition with our club for many years. We met another club there. This buffet is set up to handle large influxes of people without any slowdown. The food buffet is well stocked with southern favorites. Black eyed peas, collard greens, fried chicken, catfish, and so much more. The cornbread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2469 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-752-1670

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