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Very Good Thanksgiving at Golden Corral
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Old 11-23-2018, 02:57 PM
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Hubby and I have sampled Thanksgiving meals at various country club restaurants in TV. One at Lopez was excellent, but the smoked turkey TG dinner at Palmer a few years back was not..I’ve been clumping around in a medical boot for 5 months, and cooking a meal at home was not an option this year. Being just we two, we decided to try Golden Corral. Despite a lengthy wait, we had a very enjoyable experience. All the patrons waiting in line were in good spirits, and we swapped stories and experiences as we moved closer to the restaurant door. Once inside, the manager had prepared well for the many hundreds of diners. Every food station was attractively arranged, with no messy empty containers to cause frustration . The servers were cheerful and efficient, quick to keep beverages coming and dirty plates removed. It was a good experience for us, and we left a generous tip. The restaurant closed at 3 which gave the employees time to enjoy their own thanksgiving. Well done Golden Corral

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Old 11-23-2018, 04:10 PM
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Great to hear. Glad you had a good time and a good meal.

Now...you may want to consider bracing yourself for those few who may not see GC as acceptable dining.
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Old 11-23-2018, 04:31 PM
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Yes, I fully expect to receive sarcastic responses, but I wanted to give the manager and all the hard working employees of GC a shout out for job well done.
I don’t have to read the anticipated unpleasant responses.
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Old 11-23-2018, 05:01 PM
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I have a very picky family, a couple of vegetarians and ones who don’t like the "textur… of this or that, don’t like turkey but eat chicken tenders, and on and on. I no longer bother to cook a meal but search out restaurants to accommodate everyone. I mentioned this to them for future family meals. We'll see. I find the wonderful salad bar as a plus. Don’t let the snobbery sarcasm get you down. You had a good meal and enjoyed the holiday
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Old 11-23-2018, 05:33 PM
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Thanks for your kind words. While we can afford to spend our $ wherever we want, GC provided MANY options. From fresh salad, soups, meats and turkey n dressing, our experience was actually more enjoyable than the not so tasty smoked turkey TG meal we sampled at Arnold Palmer restaurant a few years ago.
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Old 11-23-2018, 06:27 PM
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My neighbor said it was "free" on Thanksgiving. Is that true?
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Old 11-23-2018, 07:34 PM
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Hubby and I have sampled Thanksgiving meals at various country club restaurants in TV. One at Lopez was excellent, but the smoked turkey TG dinner at Palmer a few years back was not..I’ve been clumping around in a medical boot for 5 months, and cooking a meal at home was not an option this year. Being just we two, we decided to try Golden Corral. Despite a lengthy wait, we had a very enjoyable experience. All the patrons waiting in line were in good spirits, and we swapped stories and experiences as we moved closer to the restaurant door. Once inside, the manager had prepared well for the many hundreds of diners. Every food station was attractively arranged, with no messy empty containers to cause frustration . The servers were cheerful and efficient, quick to keep beverages coming and dirty plates removed. It was a good experience for us, and we left a generous tip. The restaurant closed at 3 which gave the employees time to enjoy their own thanksgiving. Well done Golden Corral
Sounds all good to me. The part I highlighted is what really stood out to me though......the icing on the cake so to speak. Glad you had such an enjoyable experience.
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Old 11-23-2018, 07:51 PM
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Nice to hear. We frequent GC and really could care what others think !
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Old 11-23-2018, 08:15 PM
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No it is not free - price was $14.99 +tax/tip and included a beverage - have gone for the last 4 years and has always been good - not for everyone I am sure - but we like it.
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Loved to read this thread. Glad you had a good time.
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