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15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449
775-588-6611
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not Worth The Price

We were disappointed on a Friday night when we expected to have the great selection of fresh seafood that used to be on the buffet years ago. I can remember having all of the baby lobsters you could eat, plus many other fish dishes for the sum of $19.99 each. We paid $68 for two dinners and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Serenitygardens
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Merced, California
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  • Families with children
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Merced, California
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We were disappointed on a Friday night when we expected to have the great selection of fresh seafood that used to be on the buffet years ago. I can remember having all of the baby lobsters you could eat, plus many other fish dishes for the sum of $19.99 each. We paid $68 for two dinners and the food was... More 

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Oakland, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I love the Forest buffet at Harrah's, and try to eat there at least once per visit. There is always a wide variety, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner. There is usually a wait, so try to arrive early. It's on the 18th floor, so the views are fabulous. If you get there early, you might get a window table. This... More 

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California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I always enjoyed the harrahs forest buffet but this time it was not that great.. the food taste was below what I had expected. But the DESSERT section still remains tasty!

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Sacramento, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This buffet was the worst one I have been too. For the pice I expected decent food and A cleaner restaurant. I do not suggest going here unless you would like to throw your money away. We ended up eating somewhere else later in the night. Food was dry and very cheap. Wish I could give it no stars. I... More 

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Blaine, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have to say I did enjoy the Harrah's forest buffet, the food was good NOT GREAT. The biggest problem I had was the massive price. When you have 4 small children that together don't eat as much as 1 adult, to pay so much is quite hard on the family budget. We were well over $100.00, I feel that... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We have dined here many times but were disappointed tonight. Usually we try to arrive when the buffet opens. Tonight we arrived in line at 7:30 PM and were not seated until about 7:50PM. We were not perturbed by the wait since we expected that there would be a long line. Since the buffet closed at 9:00PM, we thought we... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The food was good, service was good, value was great! Will definitely go back. Got $3 off each meal by signing up for the Rewards Card (free) downstairs!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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312 reviews 312 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Ate dinner here on Friday ($31.99) . You get a $3 discount per meal if you show your Total Reward Card (They're free if you don't have one). Friday night is seafood night. All the crab legs, shrimp or salmon you can eat, along with prime rib and dozens of other choices. Everything was really delicious, and service was great.... More 

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orlando, fl
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Well, a buffet sort of sounded appropriate since we were in Tahoe, somewhat of a casino town. I can't say I'm any type of expert on buffets but I can advise we had a good time. Price was likely a little high for what we ate but I guess they have to average it it.... View was good and food... More 

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High Wycombe
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

As with all buffet's there were some great elements to this and some bits that were not so great but there was so much variety that there would be something for everyone to enjoy. I suspect though the food is the same most days which could get boring. Favourite bits - roasted turkey and prime rib, mashed potato, pancake station,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
  • Phone Number: 775-588-6611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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