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Ole Times Country Buffet

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St Augustine Rd, Albany, GA 31601
+1 229-439-1600
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

this is by far the best buffet we ate at. service was great, food was great. price was great. would go back again

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Thank Larry S
Leesburg, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Food is old school soul food. Delicious in every language. Pro Cop, Pro Military, Pro Albany. BJ, the owner, gives much of herself to Albany and her staff are friendly and hard working. Stop on by ( wear elastic pants) yeah its that good

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Thank Rodger H
Albany, Georgia
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79 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

everything was cold or barely luke warm....fried chicken was unrecognizable....assume they were leftover parts and were cheap to buy. Fat back was ice cold......worst dining experience I've had in years.

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Thank vjrushjr
GA
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My mother-in-law loves to eat here. Well we do too. The cooking is fabulous. Wait staff is always courteous. They have a wide selection of home cooked vegetables, meats and desserts. There is something for everyone here. One caution!!!! It is too easy to overeat here. LOL. I always leave full and usually do not eat again that day. This... More 

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Thank richmona
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner while on a business trip in Albany. Food (most of it) was average buffet flavor by taste. They did however have beef liver and onions which was as good as anyone's and chitlins (if you've never had them then this is good place to try them. The server I had was awesome also! Also cudos on... More 

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Thank Harold B
Albany, Georgia
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154 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

It is an all you can eat relatively country buffet. It does not have the best buffet food in town, but probably the least expensive. If you eat a lot and don't have much money it is probably a good choice for you. I personally prefer healthier food in moderate portions.

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Thank ReindeerWrangler
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

I have eaten here many times while visiting my wife's family. My wife LOVES, LOVES LOVES this place! I think it's just ok though.

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Thank jpf1976
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We used to eat here about twice a week. The food started tasting the same and there was never anything different to choose from.

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Thank Ray W
Albany, Georgia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We've eaten at BJs a number of times over the years. I always look forward to it. The last year it was Old Tymes, it had poorer quality food. Once BJ Fletcher took it over and renamed it, it has flourished and the excellent food has returned! I was shocked see a recent negative review. We never go Saturday so... More 

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1 Thank Norris W
Albany, Georgia
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

As my wife and I left home we talked about where we would like to eat our main meal for the day. After discussing most of the restaurants in town we decided on BJ's Country Buffet (formerly Ole Times Country Buffet). We had not eaten here in a quite a while and hoped to be greeted with some tasty classic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Augustine Rd, Albany, GA 31601
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 229-439-1600

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