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The Buffet

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1385 Highway 93, Jackpot, NV 89825
+1 775-755-2321
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Pocatello, Idaho
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176 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great selection of food! Best to visit Friday and Saturday for the seafood! Service was great always had drinks and plates cleared.

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Thank Justin F
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet. We're thrilled to see you had a great dining experience with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes & The Horseshu. More 

Middleton, Idaho
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought that for the price it was going to be an overpriced buffet with limited options. I was very wrong. The offerings were very well thought out for variety, convenience and enjoyment. The wait staff was very attentive and friendly and the food was great. The only "beef" (pardon the pun) is that they are not open for breakfast.

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Thank 1DisneyFan1955
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet. We're thrilled to hear you loved the variety of options and the friendly and attentive wait staff. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes & The Horseshu. More 

Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ALWAYS ,ALWAYS excellent food , clean , cordial, employee 's .their breakfast's are so good and everything is good portions and very tasty , can hardly wait to go back

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Thank jag328
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Cactus Petes. We're thrilled to see you always enjoy your experience here with our dining options and friendly team members. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes & The Horseshu. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Good food, not great, but good. We've been to bigger and better for the price. Comfortable dining area. Relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank Terrie S
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes & The Horseshu. More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Amazing seafood buffet in the middle of the desert. Great food, good waistband. Discounts offered with My Choice cards

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Thank Diana R
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet, and thank you for being a loyal mychoice member. We're thrilled to hear you had an outstanding experience with our Fisherman's Keep experience. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes & The Horseshu. More 

BUTTE MT
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197 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We've always enjoyed the buffet at Cactus Pete's but they renovated about a year or so ago and it seems the atmosphere has totally changed. No more semi circular booths, no more keno runners, it seems more like a glorified cafeteria. The cost is now close to $20.00 per person weekdays. Granted, there are a lot of offerings, but I... More 

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Thank NSGALBUTTEMT
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for your recent review. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, but we're concerned to see you didn't have a 5-star experience with us. We have passed your comments regarding the changes to The Buffet along to our leadership teams. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes. More 

Boise, Idaho
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314 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

The remodel looks great. The food was awful. Many things were dried out, they had been sitting out to long. The chicken was rubbery. The only thing that was good was the Gelato. Service was just ok. We will go some where else next time. And skip the buffet.

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Thank Sue H
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for your recent review. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, but we're concerned to see you didn't have a 5-star experience with us. We have passed your comments regarding the dining options and menu so we can work to improve. Kind Regards More 

WorldWide
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262 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

I really liked The Buffet. I definitely pigged out. I tried almost everything. The desert selection was unbelievable.

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Thank DogDoggie
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good afternoon - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet. We're thrilled to see you had an overall enjoyable experience. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cactus Petes & The Horseshu. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Do yourself a favor and do a "recon" on the food before paying the $20 per person charge. You might change your mind. We were a bit unlucky since we ate at The Buffet on a Wednesday which was "shrimp night." I'm not a big fan of pond-raised shrimp from the far east and I suspect that most, if not... More 

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1 Thank George H
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good evening - Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet during your travels. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, and our leadership team would love to speak to you directly about your experience. Please feel free to email us at socialmediacpj@ameristar.com with details of your visit. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards, Cactus... More 

Reims
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Soups, entrees desserts ,meat ,fish ;vegetables ,chinese food You can satisfy your wish at a good price .

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Thank PoussinetteReims
Stephanie D, Guest Relations Manager at The Buffet, responded to this review

Good evening - thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Buffet during your visit to Cactus Petes. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the great dining selection, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Cactus Petes. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $21
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1385 Highway 93, Jackpot, NV 89825
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Jackpot
  • Phone Number: +1 775-755-2321
Description
• Mouthwatering flame fired rotisserie roasts, ribs, and poultry • Grilled Culinary delights such as marinated steaks, seafood, and shellfish prepared while you watch • Friday and Saturday Seafood buffet, featuring steamed snow crab with butter and lemon, succulent shrimp, cedar plank salmon, oysters, and of course, our Herb and garlic roasted prime rib. • Vast array of Chef featured daily craft specials featuring local, regional, and international favorites • Freshly baked artisan breads • Tantalizing house-made desserts • Chef Carved daily offering • House crafted pizza and hand tossed pasta • Interactive Chef Stations with individual attention given to your every whim

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