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Festival Buffet at Dover Downs

1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
+1 302-674-4600
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

About average for a casino, both for dinner and breakfast. Wait staff hustle to make sure you don't need anything beverage wise. Very friendly staff with lots of smiles.

Thank Toshua99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're craving crab legs and all you can eat, this will definitely satisfy you! For the amount of time you can sit and eat, it's worth it. Go hungry if not it definitely will be disappointing. The rest of the food is clearly buffet...More

1  Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here for the breakfast buffet. Under 25 dollars for 2 ppl, so not bad. They didn't have a lot of options, just your basics: bacon, sausage, eggs and omelettes, fruit, breads, etc. They had many stations that were empty, I am guessing they were...More

Thank Supapam
Reviewed April 11, 2018

There was no waiting, we got a discount just by showing our club card, the seating had a nice view of the race track, the food was delicious, always hot and a huge selection to choose from.

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Up keep on food very poor. quailty of food below average. service was poor. waiters and waitress busy checking on select people

1  Thank jdvk111
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I was here with a group and we had lunch at the festive buffet. There was plenty of food to choose from no matter what you were interested in eating. There was a good salad bar also. Plenty of desserts to choose from. The food...More

Thank RonB4610
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Aside from being inexpensive, there's not a lot more to say. Most of the hot entrees were cold and dried out. The server was attentive and the coffee was good, but that's about all. I would recommend one of the other restaurants in the casino.

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the whole experience. The food especially the steak,ribs, and greens, we're incredible. The buffet overlooks the racetrack so we got to watch harness racing too.More

1  Thank yeldarb27
jlake2017, Sr. Director of Food and Beverage at Festival Buffet at Dover Downs, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your positive feedback regarding your recent experience at our Festival Buffet. We strive everyday to exceed our guest expectation. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. You can be assured...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

When we first started to look at houses in this area, we always stopped here for dinner. That was over 4 years ago. The buffet has gone downhill and now we eat at Frankie's (the Italian restaurant at Dover Downs). We went there for a...More

1  Thank Joan W
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I ate here only because of the business meeting we had in the back room. The staff and service were great but the food was just terrible. I don't know if things were sitting out too long or what the problem was but everything I...More

1  Thank LoquaciousColorado
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from yeldarb27 | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall some very tasty whitefish and of course shrimp. Remember there is also all the usual things too. I was happily surprised.
March 8, 2018|
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Response from RonB4610 | Reviewed this property |
As someone else responded to you I was a customer who ate at Festival Buffet. I am sorry if you had a bad experience but I can't help you as I don't work there.
May 6, 2017|
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Response from dkattau24 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast: $11.50 add a 6 oz. New York Strip for only $6 Mon. – Thurs. 7 – 11 a.m. Fri. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 7 – 10 a.m. Brunch: $16.50 Sat./Sun. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lunch: $15.50 Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-674-4600
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