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Old Country Buffet

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1745 Parkside Dr, Madison, WI 53704-3630
+1 608-244-3632
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

No clean cups. Cold food. Filthy tables and floors. Very poor value for the price. Will never go back

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Thank Cheryl L
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

We were planning on our entire family coming for Thanksgiving. We have a sick grandpa who can't leave hospice, so we wanted to find somewhere close to all eat. I called to inquire about bringing home a very small amount for him. He literally can only eat a couple tablespoons of food. I wondered if I could pay a child... More 

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3 Thank Dennis H
Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

It was rebranded some time ago. No significant changes. The food is still average buffet. The salad bar is the highlight.

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Thank Jeff_Madison_12
madison, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

baked Chicken was overcooked so I had no meat with my meal. The lady that was supposed to wait our table came by once to pick up dirty plates

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Thank Laniyah123
Portage,WI
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I am not happy about this. We generally go here at least 3-4 times per month. I really wanted Corned Beef and Cabbage. Why send out emails? Being a restaurant, especially this one that is generally busy every single day, why would you not bother to order enough? This place has changed its physical name to Home Town Buffet, which... More 

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Thank ronna1970
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

ALL U CAN EAT!!!!! This review is for the Greenfield,WI location at 4902 S 74th St, Greenfield, WI 53220. It is located in a strip mall type of building surrounded by other stores. It is also near the Southridge Mall. On this particular night, it was "Kids Night" where they offer some kid type foods on the buffet, balloons,and cotton... More 

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Thank CHADVG
Managua, Nicaragua
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102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2012

Used to go there a lot when I was a kid, so decided to go back. I searched old country buffet and couldn't find it, I figured out it changed the name to Home Town buffet. Basically it's the same as Old country but with more food and drink now, they have great food and salad. The lunch is around... More 

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1 Thank KirbyPop
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

The Old Country Buffet, now called Home Town Buffet, in Madison is one of the best places to go if you are hungry. They have the best variety of food for any appetite. We are not familiar with the Madison area so called for directions, Doug gave us precise, easy to follow directions and we were there within minutes. The... More 

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Thank Jo S
Arlington
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

It's not bad and there is for sure things on the buffet that are good. I do think for the price of the buffet that it would be better. I think it's $11.00 and then another $2.00 or more for a soda. You can get a pretty good dinner for that amount elsewhere like Chili's or Applebees. The part that... More 

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Thank Jessi R
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Eh, it's a buffet. Stuff yourself on American food du jour. Mostly standard and occasionally sub-standard food. Vast selection so you really can't go wrong with picking something. Go hungry and see how many trips you can make.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1745 Parkside Dr, Madison, WI 53704-3630
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-244-3632

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