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Golden Corral

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2301 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-3207
+1 210-658-7270
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was nice but very small not much to choose from food was good service was good and it was clean and the ppl were very nice.

Thank Sabrina C
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food good hot and in abundance. Several varieties of meats including catfish, stew, roast beef and chicken. Russet styled mash potatoes, corn, fruit, salad fixins choice of lettuce or spinach for salad base. Candied yams with marshmallows.ummmm ummmm food eating. Had five types of cakes, jello, puddinf, cookies, ice cream and cotton candy my favorite. Family enjoyed themselves, waiter served... More 

Thank huntersrun
Enterprise, Alabama
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very good buffet. The food was good, buffet was maintained and the staff was courteous and professional. The food was good and there was a large selection to choose from. The smoked brisket was great!

Thank Wilma B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I dont usually leave bad reviews but this location needs help. Dirty, messy, uncaring servers. We'll actually drive the extra miles to go to the New Braunfels location.

Thank tjbeagles
Gainesville, Georgia
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354 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A smaller Golden Corral than most. It offers a good buffet. A times they are too busy and the don't maintain the food refills adequately, and you must gain some staff assistance to ensure it is replenished. The wait staff does a good job keeping the diners tables cleared.

Thank Hal K
Beaumont, Texas, United States
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274 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is definitely an older location. The food was good but the selection was not as big as other Golden Corral restaurants. In casual conversation with the manager, he asked where we were from and when I told him he responded by saying the Golden Corral in Beaumont was a "flagship type" and others were being designed with the same... More 

Thank Charitable R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

There's many elderly customers and there always liking there fingers and putting it on food that we eat and many spit in the food that's gross

Thank Luciano C
Universal City, Texas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Always delicious and fresh. Lots of variety on buffet. Love love LOVE THE ROLLS! too expensive to go very often though. And they need to seriously redecorate.

Thank Lori B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

I have been to other Golden Corral's and this one is by far the worst! Over cooked meat loaf, warm salad bar, ice cream machine not working properly, overall dirty place. Went there with family because I had a great experience at another restaurant in Omaha, but family was very disappointed! If you are looking for good place to eat... More 

Thank Harry C
Giddings, Texas
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142 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Their breakfast has anything you may want. Their made to order omelets were great. The restaurant was clean. Our server was attentive. We left with a very full tummy. Try it and I think you will like it.

Thank JMT62662

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Universal City
  • Phone Number: +1 210-658-7270

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?