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Ocean Buffet

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3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
+1 352-789-6266
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I loved everything and arrived at opening so it was all very fresh. The food is tasty and hot. I enjoyed the sushi and other items on the buffet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I loved it. The food was good the staff was friendly. With all you can eat at 11.99 isn't to bad. They have it where you can choose what food you want to put on the Hibachi Grill.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

First time to Ocean Buffet. The selection was fantastic and food was very good. Waitress kept plates cleared for returns to Buffet. Sushi bar was amazing and options for raw and cooked were available. Will definitely return for other meals

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Thank Linda Sue B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Told the person up front that a man was going around from table to table asking for money and to buy his pins. I don't mind if I'm at a festival or something but didn't care for a strange man to come up to me during lunch. They didn't care that he was doing that and asking everyone for money.... More 

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Wildwood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you leave hungry, it's your own fault. The selection is extensive and delicious and they make sure everything is timely replenished and looks appetizing. The cleanliness speaks for itself and the price is right. Not to forget the servers, who are very attentive. It's a once a week visit.

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Thank Vlink28
bonita springs
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Large buffet with good food. There were plenty of choices. Some of the choices were great and some mediocre. They even had raw oysters. My suggestion would be to try a little bit of each. Then go back for more of the foods you thought wee the best. Food was hot and fresh. Everything seemed to get replenished. Dessert included... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Be sure to look at and enjoy the Koi fish in the lobby...they are colorful, quite large and pleasant to see swimming in their pool. The buffet is incredible...so much food...Chinese, Sushi, Hibachi, American, soups, fresh salad fixings, deserts and more. One of the many things that surprised me was...the food was hot...quite often at buffets the food is luke... More 

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Thank Janis H
Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been to ocean buffet 2 times each time I visited they had amazing food , everything taste great ... Most buffet like this are run of the mill same ol' bland taste.... NOT THIS PLACE... Their banana pudding taste southern not Chinese, and the waitress will not let your drink run low !!! Well worth the experience and... More 

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Thank flcracker81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

we been going to this place a lot latly my friends go now ever sence we told them about it the food is fresh the service is fast i love sea food and you can have shrimp clams crab musseles and other to dont take my word for it go and try it im sure you will allways go bacb... More 

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Thank Eaglesprit T
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The first time we visited was in March 2016.. it was okay.. my kids and husband liked it pretty well.. so they talked me into giving this place a 2nd chance. Let's just say there won't be a 3rd.. the food was very bland, the fried shrimp was spongy..(not fried properly). The hibachi chef was completely anti-friendly.. not even a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3425 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-4429
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-789-6266

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