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Golden Corral

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1605 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550-5934
+1 956-425-6907
10:45 - 21:30
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Sat - Sun 07:30 - 21:30
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Round Lake Beach
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was dirty, out of many of the food items, It was a very bad experience. Would not return to either this one or the other Golden Corral in McAllen, Tx it was the same situation only maybe worse. Both very disappointing. Called the manager about situation but never got a response.

Thank Sharron A
Treasure Island, Florida
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Very good...new building..everything was fresh. Better than any Golden Corral I have ever been to eat. Always packed so food turns over fast so fresh and well seasoned. Great food and now I qualify for Senior discount even better - so good I ate her twice while in town.

Thank Glenn M
Harlingen, Texas
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have eaten at Goldlen Corral a number of times and each time we are very very pleased with the food. It is real country and back home eating every time! The service is super good and the prices very very reasonable. The selection is great and the Pot Roast is a real favorite of ours. It is melt in... More 

Thank 111audreyf
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food was not hot. I am afraid of food that is not hot. Service was so bad i had to ask the bus boy to give me coffee, our dirty dishes went on the clean table across the aisle. The best Golden Corral in the Rio Grand Valley is in McAllen, Tx.

Thank Lois J
San Jose, California
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I guess average for buffet. Not sure why I was expecting more but I guess it's your average buffet, no taste pretty bland. Some of the food appeared to be sitting for awhile.

Thank Where_to_next071
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place is very well known and the problem is with the flavor. Everything tastes plain and feels like you get full with no much of food. The steak, which is the best offering, have some nerves on it. Not very good quality. Not very good for healthy food, a lot of items are fried with a lot of bread.... More 

Thank elvatoli
Harlingen, United States
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was our first visit at their new location. We should have known better when we saw three school buses unloading elementary age children. Don't get me wrong, I love children and they were well behaved. The teachers did a great job of supervising the five busloads that finally showed up. But it made for a big crowd, difficulty in... More 

Thank Donald L
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and hoping for a steak but got the buffet. Great selection on it including salads and deserts.

Thank Dean D
San Antonio, Texas
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205 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Well, this was MUCH better than my last visit. Food was hot and fresh. Delicious. I have no complaints .. I am stuffed, and enjoyed every bite. Elisha was a very good server. She brought me coffee and refills quickly ... I didn't have to wait. Also kept my dirty dishes cleared away. If you're hungry, I definitely recommend eating... More 

Thank David T
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

My adult family of 5 go to breakfast every Sunday morning and started going to Golden Corral in Harlingen,Texas, due to the variety, friendly wait staff, and the great value. They cook omelets and eggs to order and have a great & tasty selection of fruit and breads. They have a sausage casserole that is really good too. There are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
10:45 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550-5934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-425-6907

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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?