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“Clean, good quality, and attentive staff” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Home Town Buffet - CLOSED

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Home Town Buffet
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Clean, good quality, and attentive staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

Based on the latest positive review, we've tried out HTB for dinner today. We can confirm this review: The location was clean, the food aera was well attended, and the food itself was hot and tastefull. The staff was helpfull and in person of Nancy polite.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank FritzG
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24 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Florence, Kentucky
Level Contributor
240 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Excellent food, very clean, great kids night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

I had just about given up on HTB in California, have really had some bad experiences, but this was a great location. They had the best carved roast beef I have ever had. This location is extremely clean, I spoke with the manager and told her this was on par with the best Golden Corrals. All of the food was very good and they have a large selection. We happened to be there on a Thursday, which is children's night ( would not have been my preference) but we were finishing up at 5:00 when it started. They have a magician, Nick, who completely amazed the kids. It was priceless to watch the kid's faces, he was wonderful. This would be a great place to go with kids on Thursdays. Way worth the price of a meal to entertain the little darlings.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank happyandretired318
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Atascadero, California
Level Contributor
60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Used to be better”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014

The prices went up, and now they want an extra $3 for anything except water. Last time I thought it was definitely OK for the price, but this time I had grievously overcooked fish and found that the carving table was totally unattended, with only 3 or 4 small slices left out for whoever got to them first (sadly, not me). No longer value for what you get.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank S S
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San Luis Obispo, CA
Level Contributor
77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The food is a bit in the 2 star area - but pleasant & if you're hungry - -”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

The price might be 40-50% above a fast food meal, but if you're hungry, there is a lot of variety and as much as you can eat. I've found the staff to be helpful and attentive - please leave them a tip if you find them helpful as well.

Even if you only want salad and 1 plate of food, you'll find a nice variety of dishes and if something you like is 'dry' from being out a bit long - I've found that asking a serving person nicely will result in fresh refills pretty promptly.

Atmosphere a bit above local 'cafe' standards - and there's a lot of seating.

Someone reviewed the place a dirty - I've been there once a year (a guess) for 4 or 5 years and I've never seen anything like that. Tables are cleared promptly. My table has always been clean. If it's busy I'll admit it can be noisy (big groups sometimes) but since there's a lot of room, just pick a table or booth away from the crowd.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank CACoastTraveler
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Convenient”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

Not the best and not the worst place to eat. One price for all you can eat plus pay for a beverage. This was a convenient place to eat when we stayed in town, ideal for families.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank isobelm113
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