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HomeTown Buffet Complaints & Reviews

Hometown Buffet / they charge me more

Zi
Jul 05, 2019

I went today at the buffet of downey ca at 11am i payed for me and my husband plus limited drinks so it was total of $26 but when I check my transactions right now it said they charge me $34 that is ridiculous I want my money back so unprofessional!!! my recipe said $26 and now thats I...

Hometown Buffet / all buffet

De
Jun 29, 2019

I have written a wonderful review in the past but feel the food has taken a substantial nose dive. My husband and I had lunch or what was supposed to represent food but it was hard and shriveled. Bad looks, bad taste and even the chocolate milk was sour. Wasn't expecting red lobster but...

Hometown Buffet Restaurant / restaurant

Et
Jun 05, 2019

On June 2 I and my family were in Fresno California and wanted to enjoy a nice meal at Hometown Buffet. Their was a total of 8 of us. As we entered the restaurant it didn't appear to be very appealing. The gal at the register was very nice. Their was not a very big selection of food, 75%...

Hometown Buffet / attitude, knowledge and words of staff

Th
Nov 05, 2018

I called Hometown Buffet Santa Clara, CA before November 4, 2018 for information. I had been going to this place for a year or so and it was just this date that I had a problem.New management perhaps? A man answered my phone call and stated the STeak is served Saturdays and Sundays. November 4...

Hometown Buffet / food in general

Do
Oct 28, 2018

I will never ever return to that hometown buffet i almost died i dont know what was in the food that i started to choke i couldnt swallow it so i tried coughing it up it took me 2 minutes to cough it up it was like fake hay two freakin pieces the manager saw the pieces he ask me if i wa...

Hometown Buffet / closed when hours say they are open

Il
Oct 07, 2018

Coming here to Hometown Buffet in Lakewood Mall Ca During hours that they are open as listed everywhere been coming here for years ! to LOCKED doors no signs or anything while lines forming outside like customers are just supposed to Guess what's going on. Waiting for over an hour trying...

Hometown Buffet / unethical behavior

Cu
Jul 16, 2018

On July 11, 2018 I went in for lunch (1:57PM) at 422 West Ave P, Palmdale, Ca 93551. The hostess wasn't there, I was told be one waitress she would come shortly, fine so I waited. When she (ELIZABETH) finally showed up at cashier station she was RUDE, acted like I was being a bother by...

Hometown Buffet / the food is horrible

Bi
Mar 12, 2018

I have been going to the one in Palmdale for over 18 years or longer the food is getting worst everytime me and my family go. Why is there no black cooks there no black workers onlyMexicans you need to hire black cooks and workers to get this place back up before everyone stop coming and I...

Hometown Buffet / customer service

Ro
Jan 16, 2018

January 13, 2018. We live in Long Beach, WA and when we travel over to Portland we like to stop for dinner or lunch. We always stop at Hometown Buffet. This is the one we always stop at. 10542-A SE Washington St. We have noticed that the last two times we were there it had a distinct odor...

Hometown Buffet / employee

Cj
Jan 10, 2018

employee at Modesto, Ca. Hometown Buffet has Hepetitis c and she works in the kitchen. this is a health problem and she should not be working in the food service area.I was is rehab with this person and she was' t even allowed to serve precooked food out of that kitchen. if a state funded...

Hometown Buffet / everything

Ji
Jan 06, 2018

Fri king salad bar depleted. No cups Sign only has half of letters Big gaping hole by 2nd door in 4' x 6" allowing freezing cold air in on people in line. Over charging for drinks Over charging on Sundays to rip off Christian s. Calling lunch brunch and usually charging dinner prices !!! ...

Home Town Buffet / food has gone horrible

Dec 18, 2017

The baked chicken (early December, 2017, a Thursday afternoon) was dry as wood. Dried up woody stuff on charred bones ...100% INEDIBLE. Other items I usually eat there were strangely flavorless (the cold salad bar was good as usual though). Big difference from 7 months ago and before that...

Hometown Buffet / I am complaining about the loud karaoke singer in the dining area.

Ve
Nov 13, 2017

What I thought was going to be a cozy dinner of three my son, my brother and myself become a SHOUTING MATCH. To think we choose Hometown for dinner because it's usually noise friendly. To make matters worse this man "Paco" went from table to table asking for tips according to him...

Hometown Buffet / food, deserts, and dishes.

Jo
Nov 05, 2017

Hometown BuffetI paid 52 dollar for my mother, my brother, and I to go inside of the restaurant to eat. For 20 minuets there weren't any plates or cups for an additional 10 there wasn't any food out for serving. Also there weren't any cups for the entire time I was there until I was ready to gather my...

Hometown Buffet / all the food and service here

Sv
Oct 19, 2017

Went here for lunch today and it has got to be the worst service and bland tasting food around. Everything was dry amd rubbery The Fried Chicken was hard (skin) and dry. The rices lacked salt and flavor both of them. The meatloaf was raw on the inside! The soda was nothing but gas. We've...

Hometown Buffet / management

Do
Sep 18, 2017

Started working at hometown buffet in October of 2016 as a dishwasher worked veryhard .Management at this particular location are favorable towards Hispanics Americans all manage at this location all managers at this location are hispanic.I am african American paid bi weekly dramatically...

Hometown Buffet / I complain about an employee

Fl
Aug 19, 2017

Town Buffet which is right off of Sepulveda and Manchester in Westchester California there is a waitress named Jessica she was very rude standoffish and aggressive and she did not diffuse the situation she Justified it as it was wrong she still approved of herself as being the right person...

Home Town Buffet / service, employees, unsanitary

Ti
Aug 19, 2017

Southland Mall in Hayward Ca. Himetown buffet has the worst employees that have no training on sanitation! I saw 3 hispanic men washing (supposedly) dishes if thats what you wanna call it. They simply had a wet rag and wiped off leftover food and utensils and brought them back out for...

Hometown Buffet / Management/food

Ch
Jul 16, 2017

On 07/16/2017 I went to have dinner with my family at the Santa Maria location, we love the variety of food that this place has. But my experience today was absolutely horrible. The lady at the register was extremely rude to begin with. Once we got settled in our booth, I served myself...

Hometown Buffet / food in general

Ca
Jun 25, 2017

My last 4 visits in 4 different locations have been very unsatisfactory. The quality of food ranges from mediocre to terrible. Over cooked & dry is the norm. Rarely to they keep all the trays full & available. Service is non existent usually. Floors & tables always dirty & the restroom...

Hometown Buffet / poor service and poor food.

Kr
Jun 20, 2017

Hometown BuffetOn 6/19/2017 around 3ish my husband and kids went into have a late lunch. My husband and I both got some chicken which I thought tasted good untill I got further. It was undercook . I told the server who looked at it and then stuck her fingers in the chicken pulling it apart (which I...

Hometown Buffet / services

Fr
Jun 18, 2017

I went too Fairfield ca home town buffet, spent $15.00 dollars for dinner. Went to the salad bar there where no silver wear no plates. Ask managers he said he will take care of it. It took him half hour to get plats and silver ware out to salad bar. Manager was also informed about food and...

Hometown Buffet / constant harassment

Ja
Jun 03, 2017

I am a regular visitor with my family at your national city location. My family has 3 non service animals with us and to obey not only your guidelines and federal, we keep them in the car which requires someone to go check on them on a regular basis, I also smoke ciggeretts, and I do...

Hometown Buffet / hometown/slip and fall

Da
May 30, 2017

Sunday may 28th 2017 myself and my family husband and 2 daughters went to hometown buffet and me and my girls went to go get an icee my 2 year old daughter slipped and has a big knot on the side of her face by her eye and a bruise There was a lot of water by the soda fountains and an...

Home Town Buffet / food

Fa
Apr 28, 2017

On 4/16/17 around 12:30pm we went to Home Town Buffet for family lunch. When I went to take orange chicken thinking it's real chicken I was in disbelief when I took a bite. It was pork actually not orange chicken. They are mixing pork with chicken and I don't understand how they can...

Hometown Buffet / food

Ds
Apr 13, 2017

The only food I had and ate was at your buffet on Monday April 10th has had me bed and bathroom bound. So today April 13th I have finally made it to the ER without ever eating anything else. I have food poison. My body is trying to fight off these toxins. Please check this location. Some...

Hometown Buffet / filth

Ka
Apr 13, 2017

Hometown BuffetMy daughter and I decided as we were in the area of your El Camino Real in Santa Clara restaurant, we would have lunch there. We had not been there in years since we moved out of the area. We left your restaurant still hungry. We immediately noticed the plates for salads were so dirty. I...

Hometown Buffet / discrimination

Da
Mar 27, 2017

Yesterday March 26, I experienced a horrible service from the HTB in Bell. The manager at this location treated a man that had payed for his food horrible. After he had already payed and had his food the employees went ahead and gave him a to go tray because they thought he smelled...

Hometown Buffet / general manager

Jo
Mar 19, 2017

Not very mature for his job, has a relationship with a worker and it's hard to take someone serious when his job is taken as a joke, I feel the manager of hospitality is more better off as a general manager due to the type of service and the way she handled my inconvenience with a food...

Hometown Buffet / price gouging

Ji
Mar 16, 2017

I went to your restaurant here in medford, or recently and on a sunday to have lunch. When we arrived, we were told there is no lunch on sunday only dinner all day long !!! What kind of crap is this? Gouging the church people who want to go out for lunch. No wonder not too many people...

Hometown Buffet / slip and fall

Gu
Mar 15, 2017

On 3-5-2017 me and my family when to Hometown Buffet for lunch and my daughter (8 yr old)slipped and fell by the food bar cause the floor was wet I let the manager know about it and he wrote a report about the accident which the supervisor witnessed and he said the ins. Would contact me...

Hometown Buffet / food

Ca
Mar 02, 2017

My family of 6 went in to eat dinner last night spent $78 something on what was supposed to be a nice dinner . Everyone went their own way to get their plates sat down and started eating . To find salad not tasting good all welted chicken not cooked pink inside . Waitress asked if we...

Hometown Buffet / very very poor food

Ta
Feb 27, 2017

My name is Marvin Engman, I been going to this Hometown Buffet from the day one it opened, It was always good until about a year ago, I take my Sister and Brother in Law to this Hometown Buffet in Medford Oregon four times a Week, I spend over $6, 000, I'm Sick and tired of paying thi...

Hometown Buffet / the food selection

Pa
Feb 21, 2017

When we first drove up on Friday February 17th 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.M. we were very surprised to see very few cars in the parking lot. We usually love taking all of our grand children to our local Home Town Buffet in Modesto, Ca. However, the last several times we have been there...

Hometown Buffet / an food allergy that my daughter had and how the manager handled it.

To
Feb 17, 2017

On 2/14/2017 I took my family out for dinner. My mother, who is ill wasn't feeling good enough to eat after all so I asked for a refund on her meal, and I was told that she had to get it OK'd by management. I left the receipt and took my 5 yr old to get ice cream and she wanted sprinkle...

Hometown Buffet / worst hometown

Ca
Feb 12, 2017

I have never been to such a bad hometown buffet. Service was bad, workers were lazy. Food was empty . zero silverware . all tables were dirty which I have a video of. And not one time did they come greet us or take plates. All the workers were eating sitting down . ridiculous! Yelp i...

Hometown Buffet / foul odor

Ma
Jan 16, 2017

Last night sunday 1/15/17 went to dinner for my husbands birthday. As we went towards the end of the restaurant, we noticed a bad odor. When I needed to use the restroom it was worse, so bad a gagged and I used the restroom only to feel I would pass out. It did not look messy but I hate to...

Hometown Buffet / dinner with my family

Pi
Jan 09, 2017

Hometown BuffetIt is not good everything is very dry without flavor and the worst very expensive the prime rib over cook well done shrimps hard & dried chicken nudes soup very salty I did not like anything heer you need to check If they want business I'm chef for french restauran I want my...

Hometown Buffet / service, food

Ma
Dec 27, 2016

Hometown BuffetI was once a loyal customer of the hometown buffet, in fact, i had been going for at least 8 years once a week. On 12/26/2016 i walked into the bell location @ 6257 n atlantic and had a horrible experience. We went here yesterday afternoon. The place was swamped!!  fortunately, we just got...

Hometown Buffet / poor service

Al
Dec 20, 2016

The food was cold my friend fell and nobody came to help her the laughed at her and nobody came to see if she was ok but the food he took one meal off but still I don't want to even vine back the manger agured and was not very happy in the first place with the gray jacket he didn't look...