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Thur Shan Buffet

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30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113
(800) 526-9366
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lots of food, good price

Great selectrion, local quizine, sea food, bbq, etc. I was excited to see "alaskin crab" on the menu, but was bummed to find out its only friday/saturday. At any rate the meal was good, finished off by ice cream. We will be back

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2014
Travelling_Willburry
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Las Cruces
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87 reviews 87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

If you go on a special night, like seafood night, they increase prices dramatically; otherwise, you can get a great meal for $14. They have the usual stations for Asian, Mexican, etc. All the food seemed good, and they have a good selection of desserts. My only criticism is that they did not have vanilla ice cream and had very... More 

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Fort Defiance, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

you just can't find a breakfast buffet anymore but they have one 4 days out of the week and the food is gooood!

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Mesa, Arizona
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131 reviews 131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Had dinner there on a Saturday night. They featured an all you could eat seafood buffet. The food was superbly prepared and very tasty. The variety was excellent as well. The main event was snow crab, but they had oysters on the half shell, shrimp, baked fish, and all the trimmings. If you go away hungry, it's your own fault!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Waited for an hour and a half for dinner...absolutely ridiculous. The operations as far as moving people along is not there. You are forced to pick a line and pray that there isn't a party in it or you are screwed. They make no effort to move parties with fewer people along. Service ok...food ok...for $26.00 a person they are... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great selectrion, local quizine, sea food, bbq, etc. I was excited to see "alaskin crab" on the menu, but was bummed to find out its only friday/saturday. At any rate the meal was good, finished off by ice cream. We will be back

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Evergreen, Colorado
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87 reviews 87 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went to the Thur Shan Buffet on a Friday night for the Seafood Buffet. The menu sounded good so we decided to give it a try. We were disappointed. All the fried food (shrimp, scallops) were greasy like the food was not drained after it was fried. The peel and eat shrimp were over cooked and mushy. The snow... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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148 reviews 148 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have eaten at several casino buffets outside of Las Vegas and this is probably one of the best. There was a large variety of food and it was prepared very well. The service was very good and attentive. There is a wide variety of choices from salads, Italian, Asian, American, and Hispanic. There is also a large dessert area.... More 

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Garden City
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This buffet had everything you could want, oysters on the half shell, sushi ,crab,prime rib,Asian food,Mexican,pho soup,Italian. All of it was quality!

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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Really not what I would expect from a hotel of this caliber. decent selection of main dishes, quality is alright. If you love desert this is a great place often 40 selections are available.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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126 reviews 126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Don't expect perfection, but it's OK. Went for breakfast and lunch and got what we paid for. Dinner seemed too pricey.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: (800) 526-9366

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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