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Golden Corral

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$$ - $$$
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1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
+1 217-585-6830
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Heartland Illinois
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304 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Food appears to be fresh. Employees are constantly refreshing the buffet. The lines do get a little crowded during peak times. You should consider eating early in the day. Their omelets on the breakfast bar are excellent.

Thank BearTrapTC
Champaign, Illinois
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

All you can eat steak! Need I say more? Great variety. I definitely ate my money's worth in steak and shrimp alone. I will continue to eat here as often as I can. Fair price for all you can eat.

Thank Jason D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

We arrive at Golden Corral at 9:45, 15 min. before closing just arriving in Springfield,Ill only 20 min. to unpack, we race over with only 15 min. to spare. We were greeted warmly and the staff were wonderful, the manager Chelsea Gill greeted us and our waitress Ebony was great made us feel at home with her smile and eagerness... More 

2 Thank Walter P
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Stopped here about 2:30 for a late lunch, early dinner on a Friday afternoon. Clarisa was assigned to our table and was friendly and attentive. Food was tasty (better than the Peoria one) and there was a good variety.

1 Thank hhanse57
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Variety of food, great taste, & food is always the right temp. Waitress check on beverage refills & removes dirty plates promptly.

1 Thank Michael A
Springfield, Illinois
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68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Ribs, steak, chicken, shrimp, fish and all the usual proteins available. What a great selection of American, Asian and Mexican dishes. The chefs sure do a great job of ensuring that food is fresh and not left in warmers too long that food becomes over cooked. Vegetables still had their "snap"—very difficult to maintain on a buffet line. The thing... More 

2 Thank Edward C
Branson West, Missouri
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

On our recent ministry sabbatical to Branson, MO we made a lunch stop before heading to our final destination. Having just stopped at a local health food store (Mamma Jeans) for groceries we put into our Google GPS navigation tool for Golden Corral one of our favorite eateries. Great news we found one! Can we say it was truly a... More 

Thank James M
Fairmount, Illinois
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

always look forward to going there when we visit our son. he lives about 30 mins away but worth the drive

Thank msvickie1953
Chicago, Illinois
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2,719 reviews
2,110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

You'll be amazed at the length of the counters with the tremendous variety of food. One of the nice things about a buffet like this, is you can try little portions of different items. Or you could just pile up your plate and chow down for a month of hibernating. I must admit the dessert counter was excellent and you... More 

Thank Allen21096
Petersburg, Illinois
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

It's really not bad for a buffet, I'm not usually bug in this type of place but it's one of the better ones, the have steak about half the time and it's pretty goid

Thank Scuba2mcski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4540
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-585-6830

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