PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Golden Corral
Old Country Buffet

Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Overview

Total reviews
1237
205
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
3
0

Golden Corral was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Aug 27, 2008 and since then this brand received 1237 reviews. It is 1032 reviews more than Old Country Buffet received since Jan 14, 2009.

Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Consumer Ratings

Rank
128 out of 5046 in Cafes, Restaurants and Bars category
166 out of 5046 in Cafes, Restaurants and Bars category
Customer service
68 in category
72 in category
Staff
92 in category
114 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
143 in category
162 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Golden Corral ranks 38 points higher in the Cafes, Restaurants and Bars category than Old Country Buffet. People gave Golden Corral 2.1 stars for Customer service criterion in Cafes, Restaurants and Bars category and it is 296 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Old Country Buffet was rated 2 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 292 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Staff criterion, than we see that Golden Corral has a higher rating than Old Country Buffet. Regarding Diversity of Products or Services criterion, consumers gave Golden Corral 2.4 stars and it is 61% greater than other in category. Old Country Buffet however was rated 2.2 stars and it is 55% greater than other in category.

Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Rating Details

Customer service
2.1 (486 reviews)
2 (64 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Lexington Park/California MARYLANDDecember 3, 2019 My husband and I stopped by our local Golden Corral for a meal. We have been there many times with no complaints. Yesterday the servers were too busy sweeping the floor to take away our plates. The food was the problem. The sweet rolls (on the...

linda g

I went to eat at old country buffet the cashier was calling for a manager they both were out in the parking lot smoking the customer was waiting and was very upset blossom was the cashier ..

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Staff
2.1 (430 reviews)
2 (47 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...THE waitress we had was SUPERB!! THE REST OF THE STAFF AND COMPANY NEED REVIEWING! i will go after reembursment for every penny i have to spend to make sure my daughter is okay. Medications breathing treatments rash creams whatever it may be. Something needs to be done and soon...

Rohin

...Keep in mind, the staff was ALL different so not sure if there has been a change in management or what. Dirtiest floors I've seen since I've been coming here, had to sift through dirty (clean) plates to find one that was actually washed. Crusted food of the plates...

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Diversity of Products or Services
2.4 (425 reviews)
2.2 (57 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Treated badly and insulted. Got our money back and left

JOHN A

Tonight i took my wife out to dinner at the Old Country Buffet located at 5815 LAKEWOOD TOWNE CENTER BLVD SW TACOMA, WA 98499. After paying for our food we had a hard time finding a table that was not needed to be cleaned off. We had to hunt down a waiter to get a table cleaned off for us to...

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Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Variety of food
  • Waitresses
  • Food
  • Leaving the place eating some other place
  • Good food
Cons
  • Service
  • Manager
  • Customer service
  • Customer service
  • Food
  • Bait and switch pricing

Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

On Fri. Aug.2914 we met some of our relatives at Bedford in. Golden corral we have always had a wonderful experience...

5

This is totally B.S. and that comes straight out of reviews from the Health Department. Call for the facts don't listen...

Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

food served was cold from the rolls to the meat almost all of it was dry from sitting out too long ... some of it...

1

Me and my wife went to country buffet in west Saint Paul on Robert Street they charge us 32 dollars for a really bad...

Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Wife and myself were eating at the golden corral in beaufort sc.
While eating a slice of pecan pie, I noticed a large hai...

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2.2

The Harrisburg restaurant used to be excellent ! Now, it is much less than mediocre! Foods are of very low quality, and...

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Golden Corral and Old Country Buffet Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Golden Corral Manager (186 reviews)
  • Golden Corral Buffet (120 reviews)
  • Golden Corral Sanitary Conditions (98 reviews)
  • Old Country Buffet Sanitary Conditions (17 reviews)
  • Old Country Buffet Customer Care (10 reviews)
  • Old Country Buffet Buffet (4 reviews)