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Ocean Buffet

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3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
+1 352-789-6266
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Luganville, Vanuatu
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife was having lunch with a girlfriend she had not seen in several years, so I had charge of our four-year-old daughter. My daughter loves Chinese food. She also likes seafood, like me, but my wife does not. So this was our chance to eat seafood together. We had a hard time finding a parking place. Then we had... More 

Thank SouthSeasAmerican
Tallahassee, Florida
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Ocala headed South. It was busy and we went to Oceans out of convenience. It was a large buffet and the food was good for a buffet. The one thing is that we had bad service which killed our enjoyment. Will not go back.

Thank Vic P
Eastland, Texas
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88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most incredible seafood place I've ever eaten in. There was a hugs, fresh selection of amazingly tasty food. There was something for everyone even if fish wasn't your first choice. If you don't get filled up here, it's your own fault!

Thank Kathy H
Ocala, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

The positive side is; There are lots of choices. I liked some of the chicken dishes, and the green beans were good. There were a lot of different chicken dishes to choose from. The soup was good, and I found it a good start to the meal. Service was good too. There was fresh chopped, raw vegetables that looked very... More 

Thank cshadowadams
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Once or twice a year my guilty pleasure is to go to this buffet. I always start with some of their sushi selections, of which there over a dozen--always being made fresh right at the counter. Next onto the usual soup; won ton egg drop or hot and sour for me. Then a few sorties towards the huge selections of... More 

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Food was very fresh and the staff was very attentive in refilling the empty trays. All the food was delicious

Thank Wishesstar
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213 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

For months, every time I drive by Ocean Buffet I think I should try it, finally made it there for lunch. The lunch is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and $7.99 with a 10 percent discount for seniors. I arrived at 2 p.m., and it was crowded with seniors, like me. Due to the name of this restaurant I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Good food. The shrimp tempura sushi is my favorite. They have a good selection. The place is always packed. Sushi bar hibachi and lots of buffet selections.

Thank 3crazytexans
Johnson City, Tennessee
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109 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Buffet was good. Food tasted average, nothing special. Buffet did have mussels, octopus, and oysters. Restaurant was clean and waitresses were very nice.

Thank Houndstooth423
Ocala, Florida
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the buffet. There was lots of choices and everything we tried was delicious. Will be back again.

Thank Carol M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-789-6266

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