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McKay's Ranch House

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1603 US Highway 259 N, Kilgore, TX
10:45 - 20:30
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Sun - Mon 10:45 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 10:45 - 20:30
Fri 10:45 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Longview, Texas, United States
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The servers and staff were very friendly and efficient but this is a buffet restaurant with no opportunity to order off a menu. Salad bar, food bar and desert bar. All the items were barely average. It is home country-style cooking and that should not be too difficult. A good amount of the food had to have come out of... More 

Thank PopiOriginals
Marshall, Texas
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised by this place. Driving through Kilgore we decided to stop. This is a country style Buffet that also serves steaks and has a menu as well. The salad bar had lots of choices and was fresh the dessert bar we had a completely enormous array of choices. The entrees were delicious. The fried chicken tenders... More 

Thank LetsGoAway70
Kilgore, Texas
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

McKay's Ranch House is a great place to go and see everybody you haven't seen in awhile in the city of Kilgore. You will need to get there early to beat the large Baptist Church group that meets there each week, but that is no problem. Plenty of room and great food. Only come if you are really hungry since... More 

Thank Vivian S
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wife and I visited on Saturday. Got there as doors unlocked at 5:00pm. The salad bar was good and fresh. There was plenty of food prepared on the buffet. We chose buffet over the pricey steaks on the menu. The food was tasty and filling. There was the typical fare of chicken strips, chicken fried steak, smoke sausage, vegetables rolls... More 

Thank Juedoo
Kilgore, Texas
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113 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

During lunch they run a buffet that changes based on the day of the week. I went on Friday and again on Monday Friday was a better selection for me salsbury steaks, fried fish, roasted chicken, and chicken fingers. On Monday it was chicken fried steak, ham steak, enchiladas, chicken and dumplings, and chicken fingers. All served up with southern... More 

Thank mel19802016
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195 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The buffet here is hard to beat! They served fried chicken strips, beef enchiladas, chicken fried steak, and baked chicken. All were delicious. Sides were good as well. Bread pudding was delicious. Blackberry cobbler, banana and chocolate puddings were delicious. We will be back.

Thank LyndaBWaxahachie
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

the food was excellent, very good selection on buffet, the food was hot, well prepared, well presented, the salad bar and desert bar was so good, it is a very good place to eat

Thank Dorothy S
Longview, Texas
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289 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

this is a buffet of all southern style classic dish's. fries fish chicken chicken fired steak and gray. and a ton of veggies to choice from. all fresh and homemade. great place to take the whole family

Thank Lawrence D
Texas City, Texas, United States
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Steak house with a buffet. Menu is limited but buffet is well stocked and everything was very good. Good service. Limited hours.

Thank Jonathan H
New London, Texas
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had the buffet dinner at McKay's Ranch House today and, as always, enjoyed the entire experience. We especially love the chicken tenders they serve, and today was not a disappointment. The salad bar was not as fresh as usuall, and they were out of mashed potatoes, but the chicken and black-eyed peas were great. My one wish is that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:45 - 14:00
10:45 - 14:00
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 21:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 US Highway 259 N, Kilgore, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kilgore

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