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The Buffet

#19 of 705 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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345 N Virginia St, Eldorado Reno, 2nd Floor, Reno, NV 89501-1136 (4th Street)
+1 775-786-5700
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:45 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tulelake, California
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice buffet but kind of spendy for breakfast. They advertise $11.99 breakfast, but you have to be a Gold card member to get that price. We ended up paying something like $23 dollars each for breakfast. Kind of pricey. Food was good, but I had to hunt for the fresh fruit and wheat toast. My hubby was... More 

Thank Virginia M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the cheaper buffets in Reno - not bad value considering. Fair selection of fruit and salad vegetables, reasonable selection of hot dishes, egg station. Service was OK. They only had one type of roll (that I saw), no breads... Coffee was weak and unimpressive. There are better (if slightly pricier) options in Reno.

Thank Danno_99
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Food was average for a buffet. Nothing special or worth the price. Will probably not go there again.

Thank Dudley M
Sacramento, California
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I have only had the breakfast buffet but it was awesome! So many choices besides the standard breakfast fare (i.e. eggs, bacon, sausage, etc.), fruits, cereals, ham, chorizo, Eggs Benedict, omelets and the list goes on and on. Clean and well run.

Thank Gamblr_Heart
Alberta Beach
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Such a huge selection we always end up overeating. Quite fabulous. Something for everyone. Love the selection of hand carved meats. Gelato bar and desserts are great they make the best banana bread. Ribs are one of my favourites.

Thank ValenciaDouglas
Placerville, California
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187 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for Sunday brunch. I tried the brisket, ham and kielbasa along with an omelette. Everything was fantastic I will be back.

Thank SRC1964
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Great breakfast buffet selection with a hint of American, Asian & Mexican cuisines. The omelette station is the star of the show.

Thank Cindy C
Muscatine, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is absolutely the BEST buffet in Reno. If you go at about 10:30am you enjoy the best of both breakfast/lunch. The Buffet employees are very attentive and will take care of any special requests. It's the only meal you will need to eat--the day you go.

Thank allantes
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Hometown would get a higher rating. It was messy and not kept up. For 36.99, you'd at least expect a certain level of cleanliness.

Thank Carrie W
P_Campitelli, F & B Coordinator at The Buffet, responded to this review

Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments in regards to your recent visit. We work hard to offer exceptional food as well as outstanding service and I am disheartened to hear that you had a less than satisfactory experience. I will be sure to pass your feedback along to our entire team as we are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Be sure to take advantage of this limited , special offer for Eldorado Players club Members. You should see it on Your November mailer. Always the best! Fresh foods, made from scratch. Pizzas,Pastas unequaled great selections daily. And fun servers, too! Best coffee ANYWHERE-PERIOD!!!

Thank marklE4215NK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $19
American, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 N Virginia St, Eldorado Reno, 2nd Floor, Reno, NV 89501-1136
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-786-5700
The Buffet features fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets as well as weekend brunches. Don't miss the wide variety of American, Italian, Mexican and Chinese cuisine, featuring favorites like pizza, freshly baked desserts, breads, pastries and omelets. In keeping with the Eldorado's long-standing reputation for a commitment to quality in its restaurants, the Buffet serves food fresh from the Eldorado's own bakery, butcher shop, pasta shop and gelato factory.

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