Home-Cooked Southern Food at its finest!

what we bring to the table:

Best Value, Guaranteed!

You won't find a better all-you-can-eat deal anywhere. We stand head and shoulders above the quality of big chain competitors and cheaper Chinese buffets, and unlike them, we can guarantee a clean environment and genuine Southern hospitality. 

We're here to make an honest living, not nickel and dime you. Water, iced tea, lemonade, coffee, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, Mug Root Beer, Mountain Dew, Orange Fanta, Fruit Punch, and Sobe Water are free with any buffet purchase.

Home Cooking. Really.

Our longtime cooks have been preparing some of the same crowd-pleasing recipes for over a decade. The Nelson family guarantees you that not one single ingredient will ever come from a can but the potatoes in our pot roast and the tomatoes in our soups. The salad bars are fresh, never frozen. Our steaks are carved in-house. Our pies and cakes are all Sara Lee and other top brands, and we make all our puddings from scratch. Ok, so the ice cream is soft serve, but nobody's ever seemed to mind much when they're wolfing down a banana split.

Weekend Breakfast Buffet

Every Saturday and Sunday starting at 8:00am, we have a seriously under-appreciated breakfast buffet. We have staples likes scrambled eggs, sausage, and bacon, but we also have homemade favorites like biscuits & gravy, made-to-order omelettes, french toast, pancakes, and some world-class breakfast potatoes. Not to mention one whole bar of cereal, pastries, and doughnuts and another dedicated to fresh-cut fruit. Featuring a selection of fruit juices. All for around 10 bucks.

What's Cookin'?

Daily Menu

  • You'll always find hand-breaded fried chicken (our own special blend), fried fish fillets w/ hushpuppies, pork pot roast, and baked chicken on the bar. If you don't see another meat, let us know! We'll be happy to cook something up for you.
  • Sometimes you'll see dishes like fried pork chops, baked fish with crab sauce, country fried steak with pepper gravy, ham hocks, turkey necks, buffalo wings, smothered chicken or pork chops, stir fry, hamburger steak, lasagna, or chicken pot pie.
  • Our daily sides are mac & cheese, turnip greens, mashed potatoes & gravy, rice, green beans, corn, honey-glazed sweet potatoes, yeast rolls, hushpuppies, and cornbread. 
  • The rest of our more than 30 slots on our 3 hot bars will always be filled with a revolving selection of fried snacks like onion rings, pretzel cheese balls, and sweet potato wedges and Southern veggies like black eyed peas, okra & tomatoes, broccoli & cheese, rutabagas, baby limas, green peas, sliced carrots, yellow squash, red potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and white limas, 
  • Call (251) 679-1461 to see what's on  the bar today!

Specials

  • Steak, Seafood, & Gumbo after 4:00 on Fridays & Saturdays. Hand-carved steaks with stewed veggies, baked potatoes, fried shrimp, stuffed crab shells, and homemade shrimp & sausage gumbo.
  • Whole Catfish on-the-bone is served hot & fresh from the fryer Monday-Saturday after 4pm.
  • Meatloaf, our fan favorite, is served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
  • Fried Liver & Onions start early Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
  • Fried Gizzards give the liver a break on Tuesdays.
  • Italian Day is Wednesday. You can expect to see spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic cheese biscuits, sausage & peppers, and pepperoni pizza with occasional surprises like stuffed bell peppers, lasagna, or fried eggplant.
  • BBQ Night is Saturday. Our delicious ribs almost outshine the steak and seafood thanks to Tawanna' s homemade barbecue sauce. Look out for pulled pork or baked beans too, and help yourself to some potato salad & watermelon.

Sunday Dinner

variety you won't find anywhere else

Healthy Choices

  • Despite our name, Barnyard is the perfect place for health-conscious eaters. We go light on the salt and let our guests season their food at the table so they can watch their sodium, and we offer several sugar-free desserts. 
  • Baked Chicken and Baked Fish are offered alongside lots of green veggies and superfoods!
  • One of our 2 salad bars boasts a litany of unique cold salads such as Deloris' made-from-scratch Chicken Salad, Carrot Raisin Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Tuna Fish Salad, Crab Salad, Pasta Salad, Potato Salad, Apple Waldorf Salad, Watergate Salad, Pineapple Delight, Broccoli Cauliflower Salad, Broccoli Crunch Slaw, Corn Salad, and Greek Pasta Salad, Cottage Cheese, Sliced Peaches, Diced Pineapple, and Diced Pears.
  • At the Main Salad Bar, start off with a side caesar on chopped romaine and feta, or build the garden salad of your dreams! Start with a bed of fresh lettuce, then dress your salad with Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, French, Italian, 1000 Island, Oil & Vinegar, or Raspberry Vinaigrette. Then add tomatoes, cucumbers, mushrooms, onions, black olives, pickled beets, banana peppers, pickled jalapeños, kosher pickle spears, ham, or egg. Finally, top it off with croutons, bacon bits, sunflower seeds, Craisins, cafe crackers, saltines, or wheat thins.

Sweet Tooth?

  • Hot cobbler. Peach, apple, or blackberry. Cold vanilla ice cream. Can't beat that.
  • Look out, Cookie Monster! We try to keep a couple of freshly baked cookie options somewhere near the brownies.
  • Banana Split Bar
    1. Grab a banana boat.
    2. Pick your banana.
    3. Chocolate, vanilla, or both?!?
    4. Caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, strawberry sauce, or all 3?
    5. Oreos, peanuts, sprinkles, chocolate chips, marshmallow, coconut, or all of the above?

  • Our dessert lady, Punkin, makes at least 4 different mousse cakes a day. Would you like Oreo cake, caramel, or strawberry cream?
  • You a pie guy? You're in luck. From Banana Cream to Frech Silk to Pecan, we've got it all. Throw in some strawberry cheesecake, red velvet, or carrot cake, and we guarantee you're in for a nap afterwards.
  • Banana Pudding, or Mississippi Mud Pie? Keep it cool with our delicious homemade puddings.
  • Classic Southern hot Bread Pudding, made from scratch.
  • Watch out for homemade banana bread!

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