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Valley View Buffet

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16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
760-291-5500
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Rockin' the Lobster at the Buffet

I went here for the lobster... Food is tasty and not the usual bland buffet food. Nothing fantastic though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Mai S
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Carlsbad, California
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Simi Valley, California
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lots of selections and you can go back again and again for more lobster. The sushi choices are also good.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I went here for the lobster... Food is tasty and not the usual bland buffet food. Nothing fantastic though.

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Carson
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Great food and service. Come hungry. The Valley View chefs season and prepare entrees and desserts to perfection. Very popular so the wait can be long especially on Saturday nights. Enjoy gaming while you wait for the delicious buffet.

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San Jose
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This buffet is the best in the area. The quality of the food is very fresh and they have the widest selection for every ethnic group. The food stays fresh because the turnover rate is high due to the popularity of this buffet. The buffet includes lobster. The lobster tails are cut in half and are on the small side... More 

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Granada Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Whenever we are in the area (which is about once a month) we always go to the Valley View Buffet which is one of the best around. Compared with most other casino buffets they have a lot of seafood. While the lobster is nice with drawn butter, the crab legs, shrimp, tempura shrimp, and various other fish dishes are excellent.... More 

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Phoenix
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food was good, typical buffett fare - crab legs, carved meats, desserts, etc. I liked this buffett better than the one at Harrahs, but the hours are very limited. Not open very late.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the biggest buffet I have ever seen! The food is great but the lines to get in and the service at the tables takes some time. There are some annoyances. The people who work in costumes do visit the tables which I find intrusive and you will battle some rather obnoxious people who dine exclusively on the lobster.... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The food at this buffet is varied and basically well presented. However, some of the food is deep fried and too salty for people who have to be careful about their diets. If one chooses carefully, it is possible to have a very good dining experience. There is plenty of variety for those who are restricting their choices to vegetables... More 

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Anaheim
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very good buffet. One of the very best, especially the lobsters. Everything is very good especially the desert bar

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Anaheim, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I like coming here because they have an excellent players club program and they offer free food to lure us back. On this particular visit, I was given two complementary lobster buffets or a $40 dining credit, so we had the dinner buffet on a Tuesday night. We ate at 6:00 PM and the place was not busy at all.... More 

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Address: 16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
Phone Number: 760-291-5500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Center

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  • Address: 16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Center
  • Phone Number: 760-291-5500

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