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“Terrible!”

Fresh Market Square Buffet
Ranked #35 of 178 Restaurants in Council Bluffs
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just needed a place to stay one night and figured a buffet would be in order. What a mistake. Nothing I put on the plate had any taste!!!! Only thing I can figure out is that the old people must have gotten a free buffet or no one would be in there. Worst food ever.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the buffet today to try it out. It was absolutely the worst food we have ever had. We were there at 2:30pm on January 18th, 2020. Moat of the hot items were breakfast foods. The Asian food was terrible, including the egg drop soup. It tasted like seafood? The syrup for the waffles tasted like chemicals. The turkey at the carving station was dry and cold. Mac and cheese was flavorless. Salad bar was small with very limited selection. The dessert bar we thought would be the highlight...we were seriously wrong. We tried the lemon bars, raspberry oatmeal bars, brownies and fudge bars. They all tasted like dry cardboard. We never finished an item. It cost us $38 for food we wouldn't even feed our dogs! Save yourself the money and visit one of the other casino buffets.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank T_N_T_0maha
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Reviewed November 28, 2019

It is a quick serve yourself. So many choices and not enough time! Plenty of room between tables and the servers are very nice. We enjoy it everytime we come to town.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

Decided to try Harrah's Prime rib & seafood dinner buffet for the variety and for something different. Salad bar was decent, but poor layout, as one had to outstretch to reach salad dressings. Fried chicken breast sitting on top was cool (not even room temp), and breading was not good. Brought to server's attention, and manager came to the table to apologize and said she would address with chef. Mac n' cheese was bland, lacking in flavor, as generally was most of the food from which to select. Bread pudding was flavorful, but strawberry shortcake was crunchy rather than soft on the edges. Dining area was clean and presentable. Would recommend Ameristar Casino buffet next door given greater variety and better quality.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed October 24, 2019

The buffet was very good - lots of different variety to choose from. The area was kept clean. The price was quite affordable - the staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Thank fibberdibber
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