We've mentioned happy-hour appetizer deals, wing deals and places to beat the summer heat with a frozen treat. Now we talk about those four words that make college students go crazy: All you can eat.

With a variety of restaurants in the area, ranging from snazzy to fast food to fast-casual, there are bound to be some sweet all-you-can-eat deals locally.

The Central Florida Future has compiled a list of some places just a hop, skip and jump away from campus that help keep your bellies full while your wallet stays that way, too.

Giant Panda

Mondays -Saturdays:

Lunch Buffet

11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

$7.99 Each

Dinner Buffet

3:30 p.m. – Close

(Excluding Drinks)

$11.59 Each

Sonny's BBQ

Tuesday: all-you-can-eat ribs for $12.99

Wednesday: all-you-can-eat pork for $10.99

Fridays: all-you-can-eat baby back ribs for $13.99

Sundays: all-you-can-eat pork for $9.99

Bottomless salad bar: $7.99

Peppino's Italian Restaurant

Buffet varies, but items always include

Full salad bar

Pasta dishes



Soup and bread

Chicken dish

$7.95 per-person buffet. Kids under 10 eat free with a paying adult.

TGI Fridays

All-you-can-eat appetizers

Appetizers include:

Loaded potato skins

Mozzarella sticks

Boneless Buffalo wings

Pan-seared pot stickers


Golden Corral

Lunch buffet: $8.59

Dinner buffet: $11.59

Breakfast buffet (Saturday and Sunday): $8.59

Menu items include:

Timberline chili

Clam chowder

Macaroni & cheese

Mashed potatoes & gravy


Bourbon Street chicken

The MOAT Sports Grille

Unlimited wings

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday

7 p.m. to midnight Monday and game day (football season)

$12.99 per person

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