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30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113
(800) 526-9366
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  • Food
    3 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
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Fort Defiance, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 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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124 reviews 124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
85 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 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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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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Amarillo, TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The omelets for breakfast are delicious. There is not as good a variety as there used to be but what they did have was good.

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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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