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The Buffet At River Rock

8811 River Road, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (Bridgeport)
604.247.8900
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Ranked #56 of 662 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: Contemporary
Neighborhood: Bridgeport
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
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Alberta
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

At first glance we thought it would be great, everything looked amazing. When it came down to eating it all 4 of us in our party ended up ditching our first plate of food after the first few bites and reevaluating what we wanted to eat. Wasn't horrible, but wouldn't return.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Having lived in Vegas for nearly a year, I'm certainly no stranger to casino buffets, and this one doesn't even qualify as being in the same league as the worst buffet in any casino in Nevada. The disastrous experience starts when you first get into a lineup with about 75 people in front of you and 20 minutes later realize... More

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Roland M, Food and Beverage Director at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your visit at The Buffet. I am sorry to hear of your negative experience at The Buffet. I can assure you that this is not a regular occurrence and we pride ourselves on the quality of our food and service. We will bring up your concerns with... More

Vancouver Island, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Buffet at River Rock includes Western and Asian food, with lots of choice. There is a full salad bar, usually a theme night with a separate station and carvery (for example, Tex-Mex, or Cajun, or Omelettes) which keeps the buffet from getting routine for repeat visitors. The dessert bar is huge. Everything is always well-presented, hot, and replenished often.... More

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Roland M, Director, Food & Beverage at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are also thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all the different choices of food that we offered as well as its presentation. We thank you for choosing River Rock to end a great Canadian trip and look forward to your return stay with us! All the best, Karsten Purbs More

Richmond, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Most of the food is poorly prepared, left out on warming tables for way too long. You end up with luke warm, dried out or over cooked foods(pasta). The salad bar is the highlight. It looks like the desserts might be good, but we always get there after one, and they don't restock anything so I base it on what... More

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Roland M, Food and Beverage Director at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback about your experience with us. I am sorry to hear of your negative experience but it is this feedback that allows us to improve our services and offerings. We will definitely bring up your concerns with our Culinary Team so that we can improve on the quality of our offerings. Please don't... More

London, Ontario, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It is a very basic buffet with not that much choice. My salad was not at all crisp. The roast beef was almost too tough to eat. Most of the hot food was only warm. They should feel obligated to do better. On the other hand you will not spend long at the buffet and can quickly return to the... More

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Vancouver
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I went there because a work dinner was organized there, but I would definitely not go back there. The food is really poorly cooked, even the desserts weren't tasty. I found the crummy Tulalip Casino Buffet better than this one actually... But for the same price, you eat 10 times better at the Bellagio or Wynn in Vegas!!! The service... More

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Courtenay, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A wonderful variety of choices. Nice setting. A little pricey but if you can eat enough it is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been at the River Rock for lunch several times for business and was never disappointed. The buffet is great, offers a great variety in Eastern and Western cuisine and should have something for everyone. Great for family, a group of friends or business.

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Mississauga, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The overall selection was average but the price of the buffet is reasonable. In no way does it compare to a Las Vegas casino buffet, however that is very much a matter of clientele and quantity of customers.

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Dromore, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great place to go if you can't make your mind up what you want, just have everything, but make sure there is room for dessert as they are sublime, really liked filling my own cone at the ice cream machine!!

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Additional Information about The Buffet At River Rock

Address: 8811 River Road, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604.247.8900
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > Bridgeport
Cuisine: Contemporary

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