Golden Corral knows family and food are key parts of the holiday season, so the nation’s leading buffet brand is making plans for a festive holiday in its restaurants and at home.

“We know that while the holidays are a wonderful time for families and friends to gather, they can be stressful for those responsible for feeding their guests,” says Golden Corral chief marketing officer Skip Hanke. “With our dine-in Holiday Buffet, our Holiday Feast To Go, and individual meals to-go, Golden Corral can make the holidays a little easier for everyone.”

From October 31, 2022 through January 8, 2023, Golden Corral is reintroducing a smorgasbord of holiday favorites, ensuring that everyone can find something to enjoy during this most wonderful time of the year. The limited-time selections joining Golden Corral’s signature favorites—available at the buffet and for takeout—are:

  • Holiday Buffet – Freshly carved cuts of roasted turkey, glazed ham, and the new Holiday Beef Roast can be paired with traditional sides such as mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and more.
  • Holiday Feast To-Go – Share ready-to-eat meals made for 6–8 people with many of the same buffet options, including whole pumpkin and pecan pies. Starting on October 17, pre-order online through the Golden Corral app with curbside pickup and delivery beginning on November 1.
  • Holiday Meals To-Go (Individual Meals) – Ready-to-eat meals made for individuals and smaller holiday gatherings are also being offered with carved roasted turkey and glazed ham, along with all of the holiday fixings. These meals are available starting October 31. Order online through the Golden Corral app with curbside pickup and delivery.

All Golden Corral Restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and even later in many markets. Holiday hours for each restaurant can be found on the location pages at

Golden Corral is also offering a holiday gift card bonus. Guests receive a $10 bonus card with every $50 or more gift card purchase from October 24 through January 8.

Golden Corral’s buffet features an abundant variety of quality, made-from-scratch food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can choose from more than 100 items including USDA grilled-to-order steaks, pork, seafood, and shrimp alongside traditional favorites like pot roast, fried chicken, meatloaf, mac and cheese, fresh salads, and more.

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