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Golden Corral

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5001 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA
+1 661-834-7224
10:45 - 21:30
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Sun 07:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 10:45 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 22:30
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in after spending the whole day working. Visiting from out of town for work means you often skip lunch to get more done. I have eaten at Golden Corral in Houston. I have to say this location was much nicer. Friendly helpful staff and decent filling food. This isn't gourmet just good and filling.

Thank Freemikejs
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816 reviews
454 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of variety and to me surprisingly tasty. Steak was delicious as was the pot roast and chicken. Great salad bar and the soup bar was awesome as well. Lots of delicious desserts and good service.

Thank Chiefly1
Oxnard Beach, Ca
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Was not disappointed ! Steak were very good and flavorful ! Wide selection ! Server was on point ! Definitely will be coming back in the future !

Thank mexicanbob5150
Moreno Valley, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was by far my favorite Golden Corral until they got rid of the donut conveyer belt. That's why they didn't get a five. The atmosphere is great for family dinning and the selection of food is great. It was the first time my FDL (future daughter in law) had been there. She enjoyed herself thoroughly. She loved the dessert... More 

Thank 18letitiaw
Bakersfield, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The food was much better, well stocked, good flavor but not excellent. Overall for lunch with my wife it was $19.98 with senior lunch. Our server was excellent! One thing I don't understand is they give a lot to veterans organizations but give no military discount. I am a Marine Semper Fi.

Thank Cooper33000
Oxnard Beach, Ca
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Food was very good ! No complaint here ! Good assortment of food ! Will definitely come back in the future ! 😉 reasonable priced

Thank mexicanbob5150
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I came here the day after Father's Day since all of us were busy the previous day. Dad was the one in charge of picking a place and when he said Golden Corral, none of us were excited. I have heard nothing but negative things about this place but since the choice wasn't mine, off we went.... More 

Thank Linda M
Lindsay, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

After a trip back from L.a we were talking about dinner stops and this place was mentioned. Being a place I hadn't visited in years (before the full buffet conversion) we had to give it a try. I was happily surprised, food was good, and service was equally good :) Better than Hometown in my opinion. Everything from fried catfish... More 

Thank DisneyGuru S
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This Golden Corral is a new building with an excellent traffic flow for the patrons. We enjoyed the freshly cooked chicken livers and were impressed with their selection of foods. As we had 50+ people on the tour, they put us in their private room with a wonderful server. She took care of our every request.

Thank Marlene D
Bakersfield, California
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59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This place was not very clean and the food was very poor quality. Be prepared to wait for a very long time.

Thank melissajo1994

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-834-7224

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