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The Raging River

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12222 New York Ranch Rd, Jackson, CA 95642-9407
+1 209-223-1677
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Jackson, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having eaten here for lunch and dinner several times, I can say the buffets for both meals are just average. Different days are different foods though there is always more than one choice for an entree with lots of salads, sides and desserts. That said, the food is just average with nothing special.

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Thank jacksonfoodie2016
California
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The jury is still out on this one. My husband and I have given this casino buffet at least 4 tries/chances since moving it downstairs and remodeling. Our first trip was disappointing. We spoke with management and he invited us to return and have dinner at an earlier time on him so we did. A smudge better but not much.... More 

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Thank sis7653
Sacramento, California
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108 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Friday night at the Jackson Rancheria Buffet is different, and I learned a few things I wish I had known before the trip. The buffet is closed from ? to 4pm to prepare for dinner. At 2:30 there were perhaps 30 people already in line for the initial seating. We were able to take turns standing in line. Some staff... More 

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Thank BiffCanlett
California
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2012

We have given this buffet 3 chances since they have remodeled. Should have stopped after one time. Much of the food is displayed behind the sneeze guard is on ordinary dishes - not chafing dishes. Cold mashed potatoes, vegetables, etc ! The carving section only offered prime rib. After selecting cabbage, I was anticipating corned beef. No such luck. They... More 

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1 Thank Zuzza
El Dorado Hills, CA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Selections were slim for the buffett...and the selections that were there weren't very good.

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Thank Mark S
Jackson, California, United States
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230 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2012

Though it's a self-serve buffet, the service is better than many and the food fresh and plentiful. Their seafood Friday and special holiday buffets are beyond compare and though more than similar buffets in Las Vegas, you won't feel lost in a hanger here! If you leave hungry, it's your own fault!

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1 Thank Larry A
Oregon Coast
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1,049 reviews
483 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,652 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2011

This restaurant should have 3.5 dots. It's good, better than what I call "average", but not quite "very good", in my opinion! It's a typical Indian casino buffet, located upstairs. You do have to walk through some smoke to get to the buffet area, but once there, it smells clean and smoke-free. Seating is pleasant and comfortable. There is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12222 New York Ranch Rd, Jackson, CA 95642-9407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Amador County  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 209-223-1677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?