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Ranch House Buffet at Barona Valley Ranch & Casino

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1000 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1546
+1 619-443-3130
Wed 15:00 - 16:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tour the world with food choices, from salads to desserts the selection is unbelievable and delicious. Suitable for the entire family and the pickiest eaters.

Thank waregaldriver
Lakeside, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is a large choice of ethenic type of foods that are in seperate specialty stations according to the nationality orgin. IE: American, Italian, Mexican, Oriental including Sushi, various sea foods & shellfish. The salad bar & desert station have a very large selection to choose from. The beverages are served by the staff and the best part is "All... More 

Thank LaFrance B
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Obsoletely and by far this place is on my list of most amazing places. The best service , I mean if your fork dropped , the new one appears before you realize that happened. And in the same time it is like nobody around ( I mean no hovering ) Food well this is a poem on its on. I... More 

Thank vadimb226
Arlington, Texas
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

They added a dimsum station with pho & egg noodle soups that tasted really good. On Wednesday, they have salt and pepper lobster special. They are small lobsters but they are lobsters and very tasty. All food stations have excellent food. Not cheapy all you can eat food like most places. Since we are platinum, the casino comp us to... More 

Thank lricketson
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

One piece of advice here, come hungry. This buffet offered such a variety of choices that you will not leave unsatisfied. There's soo much to choose from we had to go twice to at least cover the different selections. My favorites included the oysters on a half shell, snow crab legs, and the desserts, yes oh my, the desserts.

Thank K2810TYjohnk
San Diego
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our favorite buffet is Barona. Always fresh,tasty,huge selection-clean,good service.The crab is excellent,as the Prime Rib! All sides,and different ethnic choices too.I always have to have their Penn.Scamp Alfredo....fried shrmip..the best always.Barona buffet,beats out any Vegas buffet!

Thank MargieSanDiego
Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This buffet has everything you could want and the service is good, get there early or else you'll be waiting.

Thank Dan G
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We love eating here! The crab and lobster is the best! Great service and great food! I especially like the crepes. They are a work of art!

Thank igmontezjr
Lattakia, Syria
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

A very wide selection of food of all cuisines. I did not expect to get such high quality food in a buffet in a casino for the price! Make sure you check out the casino too.

Thank Sami M
Seattle, Washington
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I'm a sucker for buffets, and have enjoyed many. This place was at the tops for quality of food, and selection! The staff was great, and nothing was low, they kept the food trays topped off. Even if you dont gamble, this is a place worth coming for a good meal!

Thank Richad B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Japanese, American, Mexican, Asian, Mongolian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakeside
  • Phone Number: +1 619-443-3130

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