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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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“peach cobbler” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3122 Platt Springs Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family came to S. Carolina for my sons Army Graduation and we wanted to try some new places so I looked up this place on line so we decided to go here and we so glad we did . Great Food and Great service....More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great staff and awesome food. If you are looking for great southern cooking..this is the place. Fried chicken, greens, Mac and cheese and usually 3-4 desserts. Oh and homemade chicken pot pie. Yummy! Always a variety of meats and veggies. Best tea too!

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I enjoy all my visits to Carolina Buffet! I love vegetables and they have some of the best! Fried chicken is very good! A favorite.

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with some really good food. Decor and atmosphere are at a minimum. But the BlackBerry cobbler and banana pudding are AWESOME! Fried chicken and fried fish are nice and crispy without being greasy. Very nice staff. Good value for the money.

Thank Alison C
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Want southern cooking and plenty of it where it all taste good? Then this is the place. Saturday's and Monday's are not good days, they are closed.

Thank gitridofu
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We stopped at the Carolina Buffet on our way home from a week long trip with a group of students. Everyone left with full bellies and smiles on their faces. I was very impressed with how efficiently the staff at Carolina Buffet accommodated our group...More

Thank srave2018
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great spot if you’re hungry REAL country cookin served buffet style. This is about huge portions and low prices while not sacrificing quality or flavor. So don’t come to be impressed with the decor or furniture. The place, although clean, is a dump. The staff...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Best fried pork chops, real macaroni and cheese, real mashed potatoes and perfect now gravy, delicious fried chicken, ambiance is plain old little southern cafe but clean, cheap and drink came with mean. All you can eat less than $20 for 2 of us for...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of friends. Simple furnishings but appears clean. Food was off the chain. The had quail the evening we went. They don't always have them. Our waiter made sure that he brought us several as they came out of the kitchen. They...More

Thank John D
Reviewed October 10, 2017

By far the best country buffet around! They know how to cook up some good stuff! The fried chicken is fabulous, the vegetables are cooked to perfection, mac'n'cheese will make you want to swat your mama! Price is reasonable too for an all you can...More

Thank CEpting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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