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Ryan's Steak House Buffet

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5309 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5847
+1 419-621-9648
10:45 - 20:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 10:45 - 20:30
Fri 10:45 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this Ryan's every time we are in Sandusky because they offer something for everyone. This time it was not great! Unfortunately we had a lousy waitress, which does not have anything to do with my review. We were there at dinner time 6:00, and all the food was dried out and over cooked. There was not a large... More 

Thank Anita S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was good, as expected. But they dont seem to replenish the food as much as they used too. My main reason for this review is the quality of the dessert bar. What has happened to it? The quality and appearances have gone down. The ice cream machine never works right whenever we are there. The cheesecake is very BLAH... More 

Thank Kimberly S
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I never knew there were so many ways to prepare chicken. If you like chicken you may love this place. Unfortunately I do not care for chicken and there was little other kind of meat. In general the food was OK. Nothing special.

Thank frankfK2427GA
Toledo, Ohio
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The food was mediocre. It was luke warm. The only thing that was hot were the rolls. The only reason that we decided to go here was for family night. The kids kept going up to get different foods cause it was like everything that they tried they weren't satisfied with. The only thing all of the kids would agree... More 

Thank dukerulesu
Oak Harbor, Ohio
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

For a budget buffet it is acceptable. The meatloaf was good as were the mashed potatoes. Not much else worth mentioning. If you are a huge eater, this is your place.

Thank SharonLV3
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289 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is no golden corral. Family came for breakfast on the way home from cedar point. Omelette station was filthy. Kitchen was filthy. The door to the bakery was open when i walked by on the way to the bathroom, filthy. Bathroom was filthy. So how do you think the food was prepared, in a nice contamination free area, probably... More 

Thank Randy F
Temperance, Michigan
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I went to Ryans because they used to have one where i lived. This is a buffet restaurant similar to the Golden Corral. The salad bar is okay but could be better. I got a steak/sirloin and it was very fatty overall. Most of the meat items are subpar and the vegetables are okay. The desserts are okay and I... More 

Thank Kevin C
Cleveland, Ohio
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I've been here twice and I have not been disappointed. There are so many selections and the price the perfect. The staff kept our glasses full and our tables cleared. I will definitely visit Ryan's again when I return to Sandusky.

Thank Nancy P
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Not bad for a buffet place. The food was good. My girl's enjoyed the ice cream station. My husband loves this place.

Thank Susie B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The ice cream was great! You could have as much as you want and go up for seconds!!! Besides that, they have all the food that you could want!

Thank Brian R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5309 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5847
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-621-9648

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