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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

We were traveling through Opelika to Columbus, Georgia and decided to stop for dinner. All the other restaurants on Hwy 280 were packed so we decided to stop here. It had been years since since we had eaten at this location and now I remember...why. The place is old and looks it inside. It wasn’t very clean, it was disorganized, and loud. We ordered “Flame kist” steaks and they were pan fried. The food was ok, but not what we expected. The only saving grace was we had an excellent young server named Connor who was new. He did a great job. The restaurant could use a complete remodeling. Better organization of the space and better signage would be extremely helpful. It is extremely doubtful we would eat here againMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 May 2019 via mobile

Our western sizzlers closed down about 20 years ago so when we saw that there was one near we had to stop my husband ordered a burger and I got the buffets it was awesome the food was delicious customer service is great we had...so much fun it we will be backMore

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 9 May 2019

This place has good down home cooking. Nothing fancy, but food and service are good. It is not an expensive place to eat for what you get.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 23 March 2019

good food ,fresh salad bar , had steak was good ,reasonable in price ,well staffed ,friendly soft ice cream,very busy roadway

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

The Breakfast Buffet is very good. Usually kept well stocked. Drinks are kept refilled without any hassle.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We visited Western Sizzlin for supper. The staff was friendly, location was convenient, food was what you would expect, pretty good.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I had the ribeye special. My steak unfortunately was a bit salty. This was a last minute change of plans because we had a group of 12 and the other area restaurants couldn't accommodate us in a timely manner. A Golden Corral could but their...exhaust vent broke and the restaurant was like standing inside a BBQ grill, smoke filled. Any rate, the buffet was lack luster.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I miss the Ryan’s and Western Sizzlin’s of the world, so I was excited to find this WS in Opelika as I was passing through. But it left a lot to be desired. First of all, I couldn’t find the restaurant health score, which should...always be posted on the wall. Already being here though, hubby and I committed. The (breakfast) buffet was quite small, and had typical breakfast choices. I was disappointed with the hashbrowns because they were more like potatoes chopped into very large chunks. The eggs seemed real (vs. powdered), and the other breakfast items were standard. While we were eating they began putting out the salad bar. They only offer iceberg lettuce (no spinach or other healthy greens). Otherwise the salad bar is standard. The waitress was attentive, so no complaints on service. And as a side note, they do offer menu items a la carte. Overall, I recommend you look elsewhere. If you like buffets, at least you know what you’ll get at, say, Golden Corral.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Walked into a nice looking buffet so chose that over steak or burgers. Food trays looked quite clean and fresh. Vegetables and salads were great. Always restocking items. This was at noon on a friday of christmas weekend.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and Family went to location and the food choices for Seafood nite were very poor. I expected more but I will not be going back no time soon. I will have to go somewhere for buffet food.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Felecia B
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Frequently Asked Questions about Western Sizzlin

Yes, Western Sizzlin offers takeaway services.

Western Sizzlin is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4