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5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow, WA
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Most recent review
it was ok.

There's plenty of choices: ribs, roast beef, chicken, baked salmon and lots of cakes as dessert but they don't have any fruit.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
mila i
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

There's plenty of choices: ribs, roast beef, chicken, baked salmon and lots of cakes as dessert but they don't have any fruit.

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Top Contributor
224 reviews 224 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a pretty limited buffet and what there is isn't especially well prepared. An exception is the bread pudding. They also had a tasty sugar free berry pie, but the entrees are unimaginative and seem none too fresh.

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Port Moody, BC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is the second time we have eaten here on a Sunday and the second time we were disappointed. Some of the food was cold and other food did not taste fresh. Salad bar and bread pudding was good. We have eaten here other days without issue but Sundays seem to be bad. We were staying in the hotel and... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I'm on a rigid eating plan and this buffet had enough choices that I could maintain my acceptable food selections. The restaurant is on the edge of the non-smoking side of the slot machines, so although there was a slight smoking smell, we did not find it overly offensive. The price was reasonable, and we asked for a quiet table... More 

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Camano Island, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Went Memorial Day and was surprised to find the lunch buffet was only $7.99. Now I know why. One half hour after opening the food looked like it had been sitting for two days. Selection was minimal at best, cold and tasted terrible. Too many other places to try. Wont be back

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My! We sure have gone downhill since April. It is now a lot pricier so there were a lot fewer people eating here. And because there were so few people, the food had congealed - not very appetizing even to look at.

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Have eaten at this buffet several times for dinner and food was always good but went to a mid week lunch buffet and had to be one of the worst ever. their main dish was chili dogs really could have done that at home with a can of chili and hot dogs.... poor choices for lunch and seemed like all... More 

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Seattle, WA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Parking is like the small-town atmosphere that it is, you can't even see a "town," as compared to the behemoth to the south (Tulalip Casino), and that's probably the best part. However, to get to this buffet, one has to walk across the smoke-infested showroom, with some evidence of smoke throughout the buffet, which has no barriers to said smoke.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

I've been to this buffet several times and have never felt satisfied with the quality of the food. The salad bar often contains pieces of lettuce that are brown and wilted, and most of the time the lettuce is swimming in a fair amount of warm water. Really, no one wants to eat sopping wet lettuce! One time I witnessed... More 

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Benicia, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

They do a good job here for a buffet. Good selection. Seafood on Fridays is a highlight. Try the bananas Foster!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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