HomeTown Buffet offers coupons to guests who use the Crave Connection to sign up for promotional email and texts. It also highlights special promotions and other offers on its Facebook page. The restaurant offers daily discounts to seniors, as of August 2015, but they vary by location.
HomeTown Buffet serves American-style comfort food. Standard buffet entree items for lunch and dinner include baked and fried fish, baked and fried chicken, and macaroni and cheese. Side dishes include mashed potatoes, rice and gravy, French fries, and cornbread stuffing. The buffet also includes salad items, fresh vegetable dishes and two types of soup. The restaurant includes desserts, such as cakes, pies and ice cream, in the buffet price. HomeTown Buffet offers additional menu items depending on the location, time of day and set daily specials.
Some HomeTown Buffet locations offer breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Breakfast items include pancakes, waffles, eggs and pastries.
The restaurant charges each guest a flat fee depending on the time of day and the location. HomeTown Buffet charges an extra fee for drinks and offers special pricing for children. Some locations also offer special discounts for families and members of the military on specific days.
C. Dennis Scott founded HomeTown Buffet in 1989 and merged with Ovation Brands in 1996. Ovation Brands also includes the Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet, Ryan's, Fire Mountain restaurants.