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Carolina Buffet

3122 Platt Springs Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170-2502
+1 803-661-7881
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3122 Platt Springs Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170-2502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town Last week for my grandson's graduation from Fort Jackson. Me and my family all had our favorites, mine was the pork chops, I think I have talked about them everyday since. Everyone loved the banana pudding, said it was better than grandma's...shhhh!

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy here- just good home cooked food! Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, okra and butter beans, sweedish meatballs, chicken and dumplings Banana pudding, peach cobbler And more in this buffet. Servers constantly keep your tea or lemonade full.

Thank lmgrigs
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

First time dining and it was exactly what I was looking for. A plate full of all the country cooking side items. Excellent fried chicken. If you are looking for comfort food, do yourself a favor and try Carolina Buffet.

Thank JillFaran
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The food is always very tasty and has lots of choices on meats, veggies, and desserts. The service is above average. Parking is a little tricky because they are always packed. This is not "fine" dining. It's Sunday cooking!

Thank o2barichgirl
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Southern style buffet. Fried/Baked Chicken, Meatloaf, Catfish, BBQ, plus all the fixings. Awesome Chickin & Dumplings. Great Fried Squash. Menu changes each day of the week. Get there early for lunch or you will wait in line...

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

everything was absolutely amazing my favorite restaurant to eat at! the best country food in south Carolina hands down!!!!!

Thank Kayla M
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Was a little disappointed with the food. We took some friends thinking they were going to love this place. Usually this place is real good but Friday night the food was not hot, chicken was dry, vegetables were cold even if you dug down to...More

Thank 898charlesn
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious. Very reasonable priced. Buffett and lemonade and tea is free. The fried chicken was great. The peach cobbler was perfect. Nice wait staff. Would stop again.

Thank 1,771
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Carolina Buffet multiple times. It has always been good. If you like fried chicken, butter beans, cream potatoes, mac and cheese, cornbread, coleslaw, fish, desert and sweet tea. You will enjoy Carolina Buffet too!

Thank Meme107
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This place is great! The butter beans melt in your mouth and the friend chicken was so moist! The homemade banana pudding was so good! Ya'll have to come and visit!

Thank Janice H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3122 Platt Springs Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170-2502
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-7881
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