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Thur Shan Buffet

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30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2156
(800) 526-9366
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going there for three years one of the variety of food outlets available in the hotel-casino. It has a good variety of choices and is well worth the price. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. You will find something you like. The staff was friendly and service oriented.

Thank pnygaard1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Just to let everyone know, the manager has contacted us and resolved issues. Worth another try for the food.

Thank tipakehoe
Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Stopped in for dinner with family during cross country trip. Property was very nice and an excellent place to spend a few hours to break up the highway miles. Buffet was ok and buffets go. Service was not bad.

Thank RicoRicky
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Today, $/26/2016 My grand daughter and I decided to go to Sandia to eat for the 2 for one buffet. We have been there many times before and always enjoyed it. Always leave $5.00 as a tip because the food was good and the service great. This time we did not leave a dime. The attendant was not friendly, looked... More 

Thank Loretta L
Aurora, Colorado
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I was pleased that the buffet was only about $14.00 as these things can be quite a bit more expensive. The food was plentiful, if not very adventurous. We ate there on the late side, so some of the food had obviously been sitting for a while, but again, it was good, not great. There was quite a few choices... More 

Thank Lisa E
Salt Lake City, Utah
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183 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Lots of choices with American, Chinese and Mexican food being the better part of the menu. The dessert station is right at the top of descendants with sugar. Don't miss the bread pudding with white sauce. Moderate pricing and large open dining make it a pleasurable experience.

Thank Beemer54
Vancouver, BC
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This buffet had a great selection all separated into different sections by nationality. What I tried was all good. They also had an amazing dessert section. My daughter and I stopped in our on road trip from Vancouver BC to Shreveport Louisiana. We were not disappointed.

Thank oleVancouverBC
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoys the seafood buffet every Saturday, it is our bonding time with the whole family. The Alaskan crab, oysters in a half shell, crawfish and the clams cook to your desire are the foods we always get. They are fresh and abundantly serve. You don't have to wait because they refill frequently. The prime rib is also deliciously... More 

Thank carmelita a
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Decent buffet, but not great. If I could give 3.5 stars that would be my rating. I cant justify spending $60 for two to eat there on the weekends. There are too many other good restaurants in Albuquerque where you could eat for half that price. Seafood was above average. Not a bad place to go once a year or... More 

Thank CoreyA1988
Mesa, Arizona
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242 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Had lunch here while in Albuquerque for a festival. The buffet was very good with a wide variety of foods, salads, soups and excellent desserts. The food was fresh and plentiful, and the desserts were very tasty. Great place to go if you are visiting the area.

Thank Bill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, American, Mexican
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2156
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: (800) 526-9366
  • This restaurant is at Sandia Resort & Casino

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