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“Good buffet”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Island Buffet

Island Buffet
Ranked #14 of 913 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Peppermill’s Island Buffet offers an abundant selection of hot entrees, carved meats, savory soups, fresh salads, several made-to-order specialties and home-baked desserts.
Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good buffet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

A lot of the food is pretty standard buffet fare, but the crab legs, oysters and gelato were excellent and worth the price of admission by themselves! Was there on a Saturday, the Friday night seafood buffet looked to be even better.

Visited March 2014
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
Camino, California, Usa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good Buffett”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

Quick seating and good variety of food. Prime rib was better than most buffets. Drink refill could have been a little quicker.

Visited March 2014
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New Mexico
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Way too salty”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a very attractive buffet. It is the typical United Nations type... foods arranged from several different countries... Italian, Mexican, Asian, American. However, most of the food was incredibly salty. On top of that, I, personally, have a sodium intolerance which causes me to retain excess water.

Surprisingly, I took some small samples of the Asian food and it didn't taste overly salty (as far as Asian goes). But I had a slice of Turkey that was almost inedible due to the salt.

Although it was getting late, there was a short line that did not move for a while. It looked like they didn't have enough help to clean off the tables.

That all was enough to keep us from dining there again during our stay..... oh well, the Gelato was great.

  • Visited March 2014
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reno, nv
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Finally, they have made a perfect buffet experience for Sunday brunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

Yes, the price is high, but all the comparable buffets in town have upped their prices. The Peppermill management have been diligent in correcting the serious food problems noted in 6 months past. They are careful to keep the food fresh and well stocked. They have added dim sum to the Chinese section. Prime rib is offered at medium and rare degrees of doneness and served by a pleasant carver. The dessert server is pleasant and eager to please. Thanks for listening to your customers and keep up the good work.

  • Visited March 2014
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Foresthill, California
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Seafood buffet!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2014

I went for the crab, shrimp and oysters! These were fantastic. Other friends in our party commented on what a wonderful array of different foods they offered.

Visited March 2014
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