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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here while visiting the Ark and by the time we finally went on we were starving! The food was really great, but the price was too high for our kids that barely eat anything. We had to pay for the adult price for...our 12-year-old and she probably ate one piece of chicken and some salad and dessert. I know it would be difficult, but I wish there was some way they could maybe implement a one-visit plate for smaller appetites. A buffet is a total waste on most kids. If we visited again, we would probably try a different option for meals.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This buffet was the highlight of trip! Try the roasted brussels sprouts...OH MY . The assortment of food is unbelievable. You will make several trips to the buffet

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 13 April 2024

Buffet has good entrees, different vegetables, soup, salad, dessert. Loaded potato soup was delicious. Also delicious spare ribs.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024

Food was fantastic!! Especially the bbq meatballs, Brussel sprouts & corned beef & cabbage! We didn't have room for dessert but it definitely looked good

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 February 2024 via mobile

Church visit to Ark Encounter. There were over 100 of us that attended. We met for lunch at this buffet just across the walk from the Ark. Great choices for all types of eaters. They even have an a la carte menu for those who...are not hungry enough for a buffet. Great codes for hot meat as well. Even good dessert options. Well worth the trip.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Our family enjoyed the restaurant located at the Ark Museum. It offered a variety of choices including soup, salad, sides (potatoes, beans, cottage cheese, rice, French fries, corn, brussel sprouts, and beans), and hot entrees (fried chicken, chicken tenders, roast beef, meatballs, ziti, and fried...fish). Drinks and dessert also included. Food was hot and tasty.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023 via mobile

Food was abundant but nothing amazing. Kids didn’t like most of the choices and they all ate the chicken strips. Desserts were a lot of pumpkin flavored and puddings. Would not go back

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 November 2023

This place is on the premises of the Ark encounter, so you have to be admitted to the attraction to eat here. However, the food is to-notch with plenty of selections. If you leave hungry, it's our own fault. There is something for every taste.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 12 September 2023

Large selection of salad, veggies and entrees, not so much on the desserts. Enjoyed everything except the desserts, they were very average at best.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023

I had read reviews that talked about the long lines and bland food but from my personal experience, we got right in no wait at all. And the food was very tasty.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 10 August 2023

Quality of food is excellent. The meat/protein selection is very good for a buffet. They had ample stock of fried chicken, pot roast, meatballs, fish and pork. The salad bar was a little bare, IMHO. I've been to other buffets that were more stocked the...add-ons (olives, radishes, pickels, etc). The dessert bar was good. Choices were chocolate cake, vanilla cake, chocolate pudding, banana pudding, donut holes and apple crisp. A soft-serve ice cream option is lacking.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 July 2023

Best value if you eat while at the ark. They post on sign outside all items on buffet. Needs pizza for kids.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 26 July 2023

This was a quick and easy meal, but there was a very long line. They never ran out of food. The choices at the buffet were good and there was something for everyone. We ate outside so we could look at the ark while we...ate our meal.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 6 July 2023

Perfect for lunch and you’re mid way through tour of the Ark for a rest. It’s a buffet located right outside the first floor gift shop. Has indoor dining and outdoor porch seating. The food is basic buffet style food and is nothing special, but...it’s a hot meal and it’s good. Nice selection such as pot roast, ribs, fried chicken or chicken strips, plenty of veggies, nice salad bar, dessert bar and coffee bar. Ample seating. Buffet was $17 adult, $15 senior. What more can you ask for! Clean restrooms. Self serve so don’t expect wait staff. So many reviews were negative but we chose a great weekend! We were here July 2 and there was no waiting, no lines, no bunch of scooters and not even a bunch of wild kiddos running around everywhere! We had a wonderful meal in peace as a middle aged couple traveling for the long holiday weekend.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 19 June 2023

Big place, family style - line was slow to get in and pay and once you've paid you grab a spot to sit, head on over the the buffet. Looks like a lot of choices but actually limited as each buffet area has the same...items on each side. Food was so so. They do have prices for seniors so that is helpful.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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