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The Buffet

#35 of 801 Restaurants in Reno
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Eldorado Resort Casino, 345 N Virginia, Reno, NV 89501 (4th Street)
+1 775-786-5700
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This restaurant is at Eldorado Resort Casino
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7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
Description: The Buffet features fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets as well as...
The Buffet features fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets as well as weekend brunches. Don't miss the wide variety of American, Italian, Mexican and Chinese cuisine, featuring favorites like pizza, freshly baked desserts, breads, pastries and omelets. In keeping with the Eldorado's long-standing reputation for a commitment to quality in its restaurants, the Buffet serves food fresh from the Eldorado's own bakery, butcher shop, pasta shop and gelato factory.
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Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friday night seafood buffet

Very good seafood buffet. We've had better, but this one was very good. Snow crab, shrimp, and quite a few other fish and shell fish dishes. Plus if you don't particularly want seafood, there are lots of other choices. Like all of the casino's buffets, it's a little pricey. Whatever happened to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Roseburg, Oregon
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Reno, Nevada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is the second time we have come to The Buffet on a holiday. There is always enough food, or else it is refilled promptly. There is a wide variety of foods, from omelettes made to order, seafood, Oriental, Italian and good old American. The desserts are full of many varieties and yummy.

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Roseburg, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Very good seafood buffet. We've had better, but this one was very good. Snow crab, shrimp, and quite a few other fish and shell fish dishes. Plus if you don't particularly want seafood, there are lots of other choices. Like all of the casino's buffets, it's a little pricey. Whatever happened to the food in casino's being inexpensive to draw... More 

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King of Prussia, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I have never had food so elaborate at this price! There is a wide spread at unbelievable price. More over everything tasted good. From italian to american to salads, soups, fruits, desert, juices, coffee at below $13 is amazing. Everyone should try this.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Above average buffett. There are lots of choices and good value. We went on Sunday night and had table-side Spanish singers - lovely. Breakfast was delish also.

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Winston, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Good food, good selection, courteous staff, clean facility. Good price. Visited for both breakfast and dinner. Liked it all.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The large variety of options for breakfast was impressive. The French toast was great. The Chilaquiles was better than some I've had at Mexican restaurants. The bacon was crunchy how I like it! The staff was attentive with coffee and water. The overall experience for the price was very good! I will be back!

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Coquitlam, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

They have a very good selection of BBQ items, such as finger licking good ribs and many more items. Salad choices are good and table services where also good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

If you're in a hurry- this is your place. Fresh salads and cooked options. Asian, Mexican, American, Italian foods are featured. Gelato and dessert bar included. If you aren't a smoker, and don't tolerate cigarette smoking. Find a seat towards the back.

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Keizer, Oregon
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32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Strawberry blintzes were good. Ham was good. Bacon was rubbery. Scrambled eggs were dry and tough. Mexican stuff was all good. Fresh fruit was okay, but not the selection I would have expected. There were tons of sugary pastries in a separate display case if that was your thing. The eggs benedict had rock solid yolks and were tough. (I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

4 or 5 different types of pasta in sauce and every one of them was excellent. Beef brisket was unreal as well as the apple crumb in the large pan. I haven't tried the other buffets nearby but this is so good I'm not going to take a chance.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eldorado Resort Casino, 345 N Virginia, Reno, NV 89501
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-786-5700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 19

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

The Buffet features fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets as well as weekend brunches. Don't miss the wide variety of American, Italian, Mexican and Chinese cuisine, featuring favorites like pizza, freshly baked desserts, breads, pastries and omelets. In keeping with the Eldorado's long-standing reputation for a commitment to quality in its restaurants, the Buffet serves food fresh from the Eldorado's own bakery, butcher shop, pasta shop and gelato factory.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?