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The Buffet

#18 of 700 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
Chinese, American, Italian, Mexican, 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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:45 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We like the Eldorado Buffet because is it's very convenient to get to from I-80. The decor is bright and the wait staff generally friendly and accommodating

Thank Robert R
Truckee, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The seafood buffet on weekends is okay but heavy on cream sauce and the crab legs tasted like they had been frozen and were also salty.

Thank LaurieW384
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night about 7:00 p.m. There was a good selection, but nothing I tried was good. Most food was cold, including their meat carving section. I would not come back again. Definitely not worth the $17.00. My wife was with me and agrees with this review 100%. One of the desserts I tried was one of the... More 

Thank Jordan T
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The variety is awesome, my favorite is the Mexican food, it tastes so homemade. I have had breakfast, dinner and Brunch all so delicious and everything tastes so fresh. The price is worth the eating and the staff is so friendly. Love it.

Thank Miriam R
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have gone to The Buffet in the Eldorado many times and every time I am amazed at the quality of the food and the variety of the food. Everything from salads, entrees, and desserts are delicious. They even have a great selection of gelato. If you go on a Friday night, their variety of sea food is wonderful. Besides... More 

Thank rzman
Susanville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friday night seafood buffet did not disappoint. Not to sound too much like Bubba Gump, but there was fish/crab/shrimp in every conceivable form. I really loved the seafood enchiladas. The desert buffet had a great selection as well.

Thank jamin47
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for meetings and this was my favorite wind down spot. Always good good, friendly staff and best of all...quiet.

Thank Rebella
Yucca Valley, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of foods including brisket, ribs, sausage, and Italian food. Salad choices were good as well as the gelato for desert. The service was good and the price was reasonable.

Thank jgc760
Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is your best buffet choice for Downtown Reno. They have many different selections and the food is always fresh. They change it up, so you can eat here multiple times during the week and have something different each night.

Thank RockNCreekGirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great dinner. The atmosphere is a little strange, very dark. Luckily I had a good card so I got to skip the long line and a great reduced price on my meal. I think it tastes better than most buffets. They had more flavor then most. Tons of choices to choose from. Loved the smoked pork ribs.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $19
Chinese, American, Italian, Mexican, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?