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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 #62 of 677 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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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We met friends at the River rock for dinner and a concert. The meal was pretty good. A huge assortment, very busy, well maintained. A little pricey for what it is.

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Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

One of the few buffets around that will impress everyone in your group. Great selection of hot and cold and specialty items. The dessert selection is probably the most impressive. You will not be disappointed.

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Karsten P, Food & Beverage Director at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor and your great feedback on The Buffet. We pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and excellent food. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed all our selections at The Buffet. In particular our desserts, they are all made in house by our artistic... More 

victoria b.c.
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

It's ok. The river rocks going to need to step up its game with new resorts and casinos opening. Run on the mill food. Nothing fancy.

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Karsten P, Food & Beverage Director at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to complete this review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your feedback, we are continually looking to improve our service levels and the variety of products we offer. Your patronage is important to us and we hope that you will continue to give us... More 

Tsawwassen, British Columbia, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

There is nothing terrible about this buffet nor is there anything spectacular. It is exactly what you would expect from any hotel buffet. My husband personally finds it be expensive for what you get but I think the cost is on par with other hotels. We have been here as a couple and we have also been here with our... More 

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Karsten P, Food & Beverage Director at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for recently joining us at The Buffet and your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are constantly striving to ensure we better our product and to leap the Vancouver Market for buffets. For the month of January and February, we have added our exciting new add-on feature, Clay Pot Stews at The Buffet. For March and April,... More 

Kamloops, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Good selection even for the fussy eater. Fresh, and enjoyable. Staff were excellent. We had a window seat to the marina which was great!

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Karsten P, Food & Beverage Director at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor along with your tremendous feedback on The Buffet. I appreciate your kind words about The Buffet and I will be sure to share your comments with our team. Thank you for joining us for breakfast and I look forward to your future visits. All the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have been a few times to this buffet now for some occasions, I would say that it is OK and that the sweets are good but the savoury dishes are just ok. I have never tried the brunch or breakfast buffet so can't speak to that.

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Karsten P, Director of Food and Beverage at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for dining at The Buffet and taking the time to give us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed the sweets at The Buffet. All of our desserts are made in house by our artistic Pastry Team. Sunday brunch is one of our guests’ favourites which currently features lobster.... More 

Richmond, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Once again I was roped into a family affair at this buffet, advertised as a special New Years day buffet with lobster. The lobster was frozen, barely thawed and served cold. I have seen bigger prawns than these lobsters. Not worth the bother. The asian section food was over salted. On to the traditional eggs bennie. They had dried out... More 

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Karsten P, Director of Food & Beverage at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Buffet at the River Rock Casino Resort. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our dessert selection. All of our desserts are made in house by our creative Pastry Team. We are sorry to hear about your disappointment regarding the food at the Buffet and apologize that... More 

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great view..but service was rather unfriendly. They were a wee bit cranky everytime they had to clear plates. The food was ok, dessert bar was not bad and the turkey was fresh. I thought a casino of this size would offer better food for their buffet. It wasnt very crowded for lunch which may be a hint that they need... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Buffet at River Rock Casino Resort. We are disappointed to hear your comments about the quality of food and the service levels. If you could advise us of what date you were there, we will speak with the Sous Chef on duty and our Buffet Manager to ensure... More 

Orange, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Trust me, go somewhere else to eat. The food was below average and it was kind of expensive. Go to the hotel lounge the food is so much better and the staff ROCKs.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Buffet at River Rock Casino Resort. We truly value the opinions of our guests and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We hope to have the opportunity to make your next visit at The Buffet a remarkable one. Kind regards, Karsten Purbs More 

Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

With the rest of the property i the 4-5 diamond class i thought the food would be better . It was very good but not 5 star good again this was probably my expectations being set to high after a near perfect room and hotel .

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete this review on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that your visit at The Buffet did not meet you expectation. We hope to have the opportunity to make your next visit a memorable one. Kind regards, Karsten Purbs More 

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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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