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The Buffet at Valley View Casino & Hotel

16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6769
+1 760-291-5500
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (29 reviews)
“lobster” (61 reviews)
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6769
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go out for lobster and celebrate. It was a nice drive out to Valley Center and well worth it. The buffet here was very nicely laid out. Great variety of food and was beautifully displayed. Of course we pigged out on all...More

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This buffet is downright cheap if you are a regular casino player or a veteran. (Take your military documents to the Players Club booth for a special discount card.) Even at full price, the value is good for the outstanding variety. It rivals nice Vegas...More

Thank 91,914
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We mainly went for the all-you-can-eat lobster tails! The price is pretty good for casino members. Selection is pretty good and quality of food is better than other buffets in the area. Service is good also but for some reason, you need to ask for...More

Thank Paul Y
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We came here for the buffet, and we have our 3 1/2 month old baby with us. The security guard stopped us at the door and turned us away because of our baby. So I called the front desk, and was immediately turned away because...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 18 May 2017

only 1 trip there ths food was good but I thought it was to expensive and was disappointed in the Lobster

Thank 296pat
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We visited Valley View mainly because of the lobster buffet, and we were not disappointed! The quality of the buffet is excellent, with many choices for everyone. The lobster tail is small, but it is an all you can eat buffet.

Thank Margaret U
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Excellent buffet, all the crab legs you can eat plus numerous other seafood's, plenty of steak with all the fixings & great deserts, everything we tied was very tasteful & the staff was pleasant too

Thank Jesus B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great Casino and the dining is excellent. Very friendly atmosphere and the prices are a little high but the food is worth it plus you get a discount when you join their players club!

Thank rmpitt54
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Excellant buffet, all the crab legs you can eat plus numerous other seafoods, plenty of steak with all the fixings & great deserts, everything we tied was very tastefull & the staff was pleasant too

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Pleasantly surprised by this place- not many buffets offer unlimited lobster, crab, shrimp and so many other things. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Michele_G_12120
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Louise D
What is the best time to go to avoid the crowds?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Susanna Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Never !
Can u use your free buffet coupons on weekends?
9 April 2017|
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Response from Margaret U | Reviewed this property |
I just received free buffet coupons, and there is no restriction on the weekend.
Amy V
Can kiss come eat the buffet?
6 May 2016|
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Response from Dastrandhb | Reviewed this property |
You have to be 21 to enter the building. Unlike Harrahs Rincon that is family oriented. It is down the road about 6 miles. Valley View is for the adults. It is a great place so please utilize them for your groups of adults.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6769
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Center
  • Phone Number: +1 760-291-5500
  • E-mail
Come hungry and ready to indulge at San Diego's Best Buffet!

The Buffet at Valley View Casino & Hotel offers exquisite dining including endless Maine lobster and over 200 other delicious options including a 100-foot dessert bar. With an expansive selection to satisfy any craving, guests can enjoy fresh, delicious meals made by our talented culinary chefs before going back to the casino floor for San Diego's favorite gaming action.

The Maine Lobster Dinner Buffet is available every night and all days on weekends, and the Steak & Seafood Lunch Buffet is available every weekday.

Offerings include roasted Maine lobster every night, jumbo crab legs, hand-rolled sushi, prime rib, roasted turkey, international specialties, dozens of desserts and more.

All guests 21 and older are invited to enjoy the casino, hotel and restaurants.
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