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Forest Buffet

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15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449-9818
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mount Vernon, Washington
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On an evening in Stateline, we dined at the Forest Buffet on the 18th floor of Harrah's. The view is amazing, especially as we sat down at sunset. The service was very good, as the staff was on top of everything throughout our meal. But I was disappointed with the buffet. It was Tex-Mex night, so there were a number... More 

Thank rainier1954
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always the best buffet at the Tahoe Casinos. There is a broad selection of food, so you can find something appealing. Stay away from the sushi, but the rest is fine. The deserts are especially good

Thank California88
San Jose, California
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the 18th floor. Seafood buffet $10 higher. View Fair. Over the years the selection and Quality seems to have declined. The desert Bar is still in great shape

Thank TrailWalker408
Woodburn, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent sunset view from high up on the 18th floor of Harrah's. Buffet had many choices and was very good. Was recommended to try and was not disappointed.

Thank sandygking
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

It was an Italian night. No caprese salad?? We thought it was expensive for what they offer. Many of the hostess have an attitude. Our server, Rafael, was amazing. The food was just average.

Thank Magaly C
Grass Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

great food, great service, $21.00 per person, but you get your fill of food and can stay full all day!. lots of great choices

Thank breeb10
Reno, Nevada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Friday night at the Forest buffet was spectacular, both the meal and the view from the 18th floor! The crab legs, both chilled or warm were great and the steamed clams were tasty and not sandy. We tasted most everything from Asian dishes to roasted meats, salads and a huge selection of desserts. This might have been our first time... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We were starved after driving all day and not stopping to eat!!! I ate until I was stuffed. I definitely got my $25 worth. They had great salads, Italian, Mexican, Asian, American, shirmp and fish, lots of meat choices, pizza, and lots of sides and desserts. Be sure you are hungry when you go...... I would highly recommend

Thank 2babybluz
San Jose, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

What can I say? It is a buffet so I don't expect much more than the ordinary buffet food. But it does have the best view of any buffet on the fact of the earth. If you are Diamond or Seven Stars, make sure to use the special line. At dinner, the lobster tail add on (about $15) is well... More 

Thank Fred B
Chico, California
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We'd really give this a 3 1/2 rating, but there isn't that option. The Forest Buffet is on the top of Harrah's casino. Because of this, anywhere you sit is going to have at least a good view. We went there on a Sunday for brunch with a wedding party group. For brunch they serve lunch and breakfast items from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Chinese, American, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449-9818
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
  • Phone Number: 775-588-6611

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