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Thunderbird Country Buffet Restaurant

2004 W Lucas St, Florence, SC 29501-1203
+1 843-669-1611
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“peach cobbler” (13 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
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2004 W Lucas St, Florence, SC 29501-1203
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For years The Thunderbird has been the place to eat in Florence. We stop by with every trip to the races in Darlington for either their breakfast or dinner buffet. All you can eat delicious country cooking.I'm getting hungry now just thinking about it..

Thank dascamp48
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I had not been to this place in over 25 years and thought it may no longer be there. But we just returned from overseas (active duty military) and on a trip back from Florida to NC. So we looked them up to see if...More

Thank islandlover101
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is another one of our regular meal stops along I-95. Don't let its appearance scare you off. If from the outside, you think that it looks like an outdated motel-restaurant combination, that's because it is, and it's even more outdated inside, a little dingy...More

Thank readem
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Fat back, greens, peach cobbler, fried chicken-yum. We had a nice lunch here. I will tell you-I probably would not have thought about stopping here if a local had not told us about it when we asked about a good place to get the items...More

Thank cityslickerindasouth
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We stay here just for the buffet traveling up and down the east coast. Rooms are inexpensive and comes with free breakfast buffet... OMG WE LOVE THE FOOD.... The dinner buffet is the BEST... makes me miss my grandmas food... Taste like it's cooked by...More

Thank Eden S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This was the place we'd stop on the way to Florida for vacation, so we decided to do it again after about 15 years. The place needs some work, but the staff and food were great. It brought back fond memories. Restrooms had been updated...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were visiting in town and did not know where to eat; drove by and stopped at Thunderbird. Upon entering we realized it looked worn out, tired, and dirty. Our stomachs prevailed and we had chicken, chicken, mash tatoes, and not much else. Food was...More

Thank _jrwturner
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Very good and the service was good. Friendly staff and customers made it and enjoyable evening. Overall, I recommend this place for travelers.

Thank Vini L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a buffet restaurant. There is a large selection of foods. The staff is very polite. The restaurant premises needs work.

Thank Minmama1005
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I am from Florence but now live in Columbia. On a visit last weekend back home for a funeral, five of us were looking forward to eating here again -- its been about 15 years since we were there. The food was adequate but there...More

Thank mfweave
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Anthony C
29 October 2017|
Response from 528bettyp | Reviewed this property |
For Senior Citizens 60 and over it is $8,99 for lunch. $10.99 for dinner
25 February 2017|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
oh i'm sorry!! I been there for lunch and dinner and drink is included.
Edna Z
22 December 2016|
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Response from Mary N | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast Buffet. 6:00AM - 10:30AM Lunch / Dinner Buffet. 11:00AM - 9:30PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2004 W Lucas St, Florence, SC 29501-1203
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 843-669-1611
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