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“Excellent Fine Dining” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Buffet at Viejas

Buffet at Viejas
5000 Willows Road, Alpine, CA 91901
+1 619-445-5400
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Ranked #9 of 47 Restaurants in Alpine
Price range: $25 - $29
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Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Take the “We Love Winners” bus to Viejas Casino with convenient pick-up and drop-off locations throughout San Diego. For the latest schedule, go to Viejas.com or call 619-445-5400.
Description: San Diego's Premier Casino Buffet Imagine a place where the dishes you know and love come together with new and exciting flavors-a place where your only limitation is your imagination. From slow-cooked roasts to tacos with all the trimmings, succulent snow crab to the best desserts anywhere, The Buffet at Viejas offers an amazing variety at a value that can't be beat! And while these images of the NEW Buffet at Viejas may cause extreme hunger, fear not!! With our latest renovation and expansion, we now have one of the biggest casino buffets in San Diego County-so there's a table ready for you RIGHT NOW!
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Fine Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The price may seem quite a bit but with a points card discount and your drinks included you can't go wrong. It has been remodeled and is beautiful. The food is excellent with a variety that is more than you can ask for in any buffet. It is Fine Dining not really a buffet. You can't purchase a meal of the quality seafood or steak that they serve for anywhere less expensive. The salads and apps are full of flavors and the desserts are to die for. Excellent Fine Dining

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Coronado, California
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183 reviews 183 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Changes have made the former "Harvest Buffet" even better!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I am not a big fan of buffet dining, but there is usually SOMETHING I can find to eat that pleases me. At Viejas, they have remodeled the buffet experience and added to the choices (can you believe?) to make a buffet program that rivals the best Las Vegas has to offer. I literally found TOO MUCH to eat that really pleased me. Crab legs, shrimp, prime rib, turkey, ham, and oh-so-much more are so plentiful that you may want to request assistance to carry your plate, or at least to leave after dining. :). Buffets cost more, but there is a savings if you are new to the "V Club" and you also get some credits for slot lay in the casino. Life can be tough, but what a way to live it!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Central Bucks Co. PA, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Wow! Great selection (lunch)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We did a mid-week lunch at the buffet. Great selection of foods, in a quiet, not too crowded environment. Very nice.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Victoria, Canada
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98 restaurant reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The buffet was $26 per person, which included unlimited beer, wine champagne (but with a tip to the barman expected for each trip to the bar!) I would have preferred a food, or food + drink option.

That having been said, while the food was definitely not "gourmet", there was a large enough selection to please anyone, and I saw many plates full of crab legs walking past. Desserts were plentiful, and the chocolate covered strawberries my favorite. Their veggies could do with some improvement.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“A lot of great food choices and nice decoration”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The buffet is great, they have a lot of different types of food, salads, desserts & even beverages. The place since the remodeling is very chic looking and pretty. its a little bit expensive but either way you could loose that money gambling so better use it on a good meal. I surely recommend it !

Visited December 2013
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