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The Raging River

12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson, CA 95642
209-223-1677
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Ranked #31 of 42 Restaurants in Jackson
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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English first
Sacramento, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Friday night at the Jackson Rancheria Buffet is different, and I learned a few things I wish I had known before the trip. The buffet is closed from ? to 4pm to prepare for dinner. At 2:30 there were perhaps 30 people already in line for the initial seating. We were able to take turns standing in line. Some staff... More

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California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We have given this buffet 3 chances since they have remodeled. Should have stopped after one time. Much of the food is displayed behind the sneeze guard is on ordinary dishes - not chafing dishes. Cold mashed potatoes, vegetables, etc ! The carving section only offered prime rib. After selecting cabbage, I was anticipating corned beef. No such luck. They... More

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El Dorado Hills, CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Selections were slim for the buffett...and the selections that were there weren't very good.

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Jackson, California, United States
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Though it's a self-serve buffet, the service is better than many and the food fresh and plentiful. Their seafood Friday and special holiday buffets are beyond compare and though more than similar buffets in Las Vegas, you won't feel lost in a hanger here! If you leave hungry, it's your own fault!

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Oregon Coast
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758 reviews 758 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
2,001 helpful votes 2,001 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

This restaurant should have 3.5 dots. It's good, better than what I call "average", but not quite "very good", in my opinion! It's a typical Indian casino buffet, located upstairs. You do have to walk through some smoke to get to the buffet area, but once there, it smells clean and smoke-free. Seating is pleasant and comfortable. There is a... More

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