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Old Country Buffet

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3048 Sheridan Dr, Amherst, NY 14226-1901
+1 716-832-1773
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Thorold, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've tried this place twice as well as the one in Buffalo because my grandchildren love buffets. I can't seem to find anything good to say about it other than the price is reasonable. The service is very poor. The food is bad, starch and fillers and just awful. I wonder to myself how they can ruin food so much.... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Wide variety of hot offerings which were, surprisingly, refilled quite regularly. Roast beef was a little too rare for my liking and quite tough, but the rest of the meat selection quite good! Salad bar was quite sufficient and also restocked regularly. Desserts were a little sparse.

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Tonawanda, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Very loud atmosphere. FLoor was sticky to walk on and buffet was not wiped down. Food was not exactly fresh and had to wait several minutes for someone to cut you ham or roast beef

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Toronto
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

went this past weekend and found the food to be excellent as always....TIP: have the carrot cake ...the best in Amherst

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Port Dover
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Having visited Old Country Buffet's and their associated buffets in other areas we decided to try the one in Amherst, N.Y. We arrived at 5.10 pm, were seated and welcomed by Sayeed. We headed to the buffet at 5.20 pm the buffet was over three-quarters empty, no potatoes, no gravy, no meats, no veggies, no rolls. The salad bar was... More 

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Springfield, Ohio
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26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

The food looked a little old sitting up there, and there isn't a large desert section, and my apple pie literally had ice on it.

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1 Thank Shannon M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Food is disgusting , taste like something you would get at a gas station or truck stop ,atmosphere is horrible , service is non existent,,, go anywhere else this place is brutal

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

I was here a few months ago but went gain to Amherst for clothes shopping.I went back to the Old Country Buffet again.The food is still excellent and the carrot cake is still to die for good.I always come hungry and leave full and satisfied Try the chocolate milk as well Just a suggestion: tip the waitresses...they do a great... More 

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Thank Shnipson
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555 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Unlike the previous reviewer (who I think also had lunch there yesterday) I found the place to be very clean, the stations clean, service very helpful and the food was good. The difference might be that my friend, my daughter and I were the first people to be let through the front doors at exactly 11:00 a.m. A friendly worker... More 

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Thank JuneNY
Toronto
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch, entire dining room smelled like dirty diapers, completely turns you off of eating. Should have listened to gut instinct and run away when I could. Food tasted like there was dust on it, nothing replenished in buffet, dessert station was a sticky grimy catastrophe, even the wood trim around seating was sticky. I'd rather eat in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3048 Sheridan Dr, Amherst, NY 14226-1901
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-832-1773

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