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Cook's Buffet, Cafe & Bakery

704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
+1 386-734-4339
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“roast beef” (44 reviews)
“turkey” (38 reviews)
“ham” (31 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you ask someone where to eat they say Cooks, I tried it, not sure what they think is good, most definitely not on my list of good, the prices are more than they should be. I would rather eat McDonald's than at Cooks

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in to have lunch on the recommendation of friends. The salad bar was large and well stocked and the choice of a main meat was nice. The only issue we had was that our waitress was slow and rather disinterested. I also found...More

Thank Janfromwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met my daughter and her husband for a birthday dinner. After closely reading the menu we discovered that the, all you can eat buffet has an unusual clause. One I've never seen before. We can all have unlimited salad bar and unlimited hot side...More

Thank PalmCoaster285
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is simply a BIG FRAUD!!! They advertise a buffet yet they only give you less than 6 OZ off meet or fish if you want extra portion of meet or fish they actually charge you $3 for a thin slice,salad bar is very...More

Thank annapate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to Cook’s with our family for dinner. Have been there many times. I must say it is my favorite buffet restaurant! Salad bar is plentiful and fresh. Meat carving station is always delicious. Great sides like homemade mashed potatoes and gravy. The desserts...More

Thank JMCS817
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a work lunch to celebrate a Teammate's victory. It was ok. Not great. I had the salad bar and it lacked some things that are on a lot of salad bars. I probably wouldn't go back.

1  Thank Dihdhddj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really do like this place but the past couple of times we have been there the smell of urine has been strong. I wish they would rip that carpet out and put something else on the floor. No complaints on the food and atmosphere...More

1  Thank jlbaker55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to DeLand (not DEE-LAND like I was told the rednecks say it). After driving around town, we opted for Cook’s and are glad we did. Located across the street from Stetson U, it’s easy to find. We were pleasantly greeted upon our arrival...More

Thank blandboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with friends for a Saturday evening dinner to a neighborhood restaurant located near Stetson University. Reservations were not required & we were seated immediately in the outer area (away from the popular noisy buffet). The salad bar was plentiful & unlimited. Unlike other...More

Thank jboxer55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of food for all tastes! It is easy to eat healthy or “fall off the wagon” eating too many sweets.

Thank Howard M
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Questions & Answers
18 April 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They have a very large salad bar that is loaded with toppings. On the buffet, they have several meats (like prime rib, leg of lamb, etc) that are not in any gravy, so no gluten. We did not find any gluten free desserts... More
Nancy M
21 February 2017|
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Response from Ros R | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations. They use an antiquated deli style numbering system.
6 November 2016|
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Response from DelandBusinessOwner | Property representative |
In fairness to all of our customers we do not take reservations. We hope that you will join us for Thanksgiving dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-2707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-4339
The restaurant in an old home, built in 1910. It has recently been restored to accentuate it's original beauty and craftsmanship. It is warm and homey, just like home. The beautiful stained glass windows are the homes original windows. The grounds are landscaped with lush green and colorful plants.
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