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Willows Buffet

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1544 W State Highway 9, Norman, OK 73072-9794
+1 405-322-6000
00:00 - 23:59
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Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have eaten at the buffet multiple times. It is definitely hit and miss. We get free coupons is the only reason we eat there. Definitely would not pay the pricey amount for the quality of food.

Thank Vickie G
Alpharetta, Georgia
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137 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast at the Willows. The cashier asked us to select what we wanted to eat and pay upfront at the counter before we could enter the breakfast area. That was a little out of the normal. The service was ok and the omelette was good. The coffee was cold.

Thank gomia1979
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245 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

i had a free coupon in the mail although i quit playing at riverwind about a year ago so i went out there just to eat. the price of 20 dollars on a thursday is insane for a buffet. On the plus side they have a pasta station where a young man named Devin did a good job of cooking... More 

Thank marymark059
Graham, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not a very good selection for the money and the food quality was not up to par. The prime rib was way over done. The salad bar was a joke I can make a better salad at home. Unless you are getting it free for your points save your money go somewhere else.

Thank Rick M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

They have taken crab legs off the menu completely. All of the shrimp is fried except the peel and eat shrimp. It is not worth the price and the food isn't great. Won't be coming back.

1 Thank 136lanaa
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was a great place to eat Thanksgiving dinner, not anymore. They charged me the dinner price but servered the cheap meal. Only Turkey and ham and a very few sides. Most of the steam tables were empty. Staff was nice the only redeming factor.

1 Thank Rick M
Hilltop Lakes, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Arrived 1 hour after the buffet opened to find no turkey. After about 30 minutes, they produced a turkey beast that had been microwaved. Tough, leathery, totally disgusting. And all of this for a premium of $20 per person. Won't be back. Bill G from Hilltop Lakes Texas.

1 Thank garmsb
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My family and I were staying at the Riverwind Hotel for my Aunt's 80th birthday, we all met at The Willows Buffet located in the Riverwind Casino, for lunch a couple of times. The food was excellent and abundant, can't say enough for the cooks. Our waitress, Linda Chappell ( whom we got both times, I had asked her full... More 

Thank Lori L
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If the food was $5.99 per buffet, it might be easier to swallow! $20 per person on "bbq night" was such a joke! I've never seen such a poor selection on a "buffet". The food didn't taste like it had any seasoning on it at all! The desserts were good. Will not return!

1 Thank Cody H
Altus, Oklahoma
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My wife and I had dinner here just as the Buffet opened at 5 P.M. and the "Linquine Pasta (this the way it is spelled on the label), looked very good and smelled terrific!. I went back again for more and my wife also got a plateful this time. It was "excellent"... great taste, creamy sauce, and tender, good tasting... More 

Thank Joseph T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1544 W State Highway 9, Norman, OK 73072-9794
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-322-6000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?