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Golden Corral
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Golden Corral and Ryans Buffet Overview

Total reviews 1291 316
Company responses 0 0
Issues resolved 4 0

Golden Corral and Ryans Buffet Consumer Ratings

Rank
138 out of 2634 in Cafes, Restaurants and Bars category
170 out of 2634 in Cafes, Restaurants and Bars category
Customer service
81 in category
74 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
158 in category
179 in category
Price Affordability
154 in category
161 in category
Location
153 in category
119 in category

Golden Corral and Ryans Buffet Rating Details

Customer service
2.1 (509 reviews)
2.2 (122 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Very rude no customer service skills found hair in my food I told them and was told to call corporate office..

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...He must be new and need lots of training in customer service. Today is military Monday. I'm wearing his Marine tshirt..

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Diversity of Products or Services
2.4 (444 reviews)
2.2 (104 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...They need better managment stat! I work in food services, i am normally way more understanding than what i was tonight. I will never return there at that location! The food was very good and so were the cooks. But the floor staffing was ignorant! To say the least!!! ..

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It was so busy and from what the waitress said they only had 2 of them working that night which is the reason why my services were so poor. I spoke with a manager about how upset I was and she was only 3 days into the position and was kind of nervous her self. I sat for like 25 mins waiting for...

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Price Affordability
2.5 (439 reviews)
2.5 (105 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

There was no prime rib at 600 pm was not told charged full price Walked out very dissatisfied Ask for refund No longer my favorite place to eat..

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...If you know what a mortgage is, or have been educated past the 8th grade, you may want to go next store to Longhorns or Outback for about the same price..

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Location
3 (422 reviews)
3 (97 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Me and my girlfriend stopped at the Collinsville location! The meat server a heavy set big black male was very rude very racist toward white people! Very obvious! White people would get a very small cut of steak compared to black people! It's like he tried to make me beg for a piece of steak then...

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...I hope this location closes before more people spend money needlessly!..

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Golden Corral and Ryans Buffet Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Variety of food
  • Waitresses
  • Food
  • Our waitress
  • Variety of food
  • Server
Cons
  • Service
  • Customer service
  • Manager
  • Empty pans on hot bar
  • Atmosphere
  • Food choice

Golden Corral and Ryans 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...

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5

I am a customer that used to come in very often,i hardly ever go anymore,i have watched this restaurant go downhill...

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5

Its surprising that a large chain such as golden corral dont have trukey bacon or sausage on the breakfast bar i along...

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5

I was at Ryan's in Foley, AL a couple of Sunday's ago. The table next to me was a family of 4 with 2 being small...

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Golden Corral and Ryans 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...

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1

Decided on Thursday November 13 that my family and I were going to Ryan's for dinner. We looked online and saw...

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1

Thanksgiving 2014, me and my family saddled up and drove 2 hours aways thinking of such a wonderful dinner like we had l...

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1

It was my son's 25th birthday we chose Ryan's in Springfield MO. What a mistake for our family gathering! The service...

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Golden Corral and Ryans Buffet Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
No votes

i contacted corporate's office
they called i told them the situation they said they would look into it
i'll give them a mo...

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3

I managed Ryans back in the mid 80's and I can tell you the company owner Mr Mcall could show up at any moment so we wer...

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2.2

Ive been coming to GC quite often to few locations, however Bloomingdale Illinois is by far the worst, my last visit was...

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Golden Corral and Ryans Buffet Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Golden Corral Manager (191 reviews)
  • Golden Corral Buffet (125 reviews)
  • Golden Corral Sanitary Conditions (98 reviews)
  • Ryans Buffet Manager (47 reviews)
  • Ryans Buffet Sanitary Conditions (31 reviews)
  • Ryans Buffet Chicken (24 reviews)