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Thunder Mountain Buffet

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Seneca Allegany Casino, 777 Seneca Allegany Boulevard, Salamanca, NY 14779
+1 888-913-3377
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Lackawanna, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was quite disappointed. There was a decent selection but the fish I chose wasn't hot enough and made me nervous to eat. The shrimp cocktail was also not a comfortable temperature, it was lukewarm. The raspberry iced tea tasted like pure sugar, much sweeter than I've ever had. I did have the crab legs and they were very good... More 

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West Seneca, New York
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even the most restricted diets will have an opportunity to find foods to serve their dietary needs. We went on a buy one dinner get one free day! We had four in our party> Three adults and one child. They did not grant our child a free meal. Makes no sense.

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Thank April P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had dinner here on a Friday evening. There is a large selection but nothing that really stands out as being really good. Very lackluster overall. We stayed at the casino hotel for 3 nights but only ate here the first day because it was not that great. OK for a quick meal but go elsewhere if you are looking... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I will give it five stars because you are captive and would eat whatever they gave you but they actually put out a good spread. The service was great this night and the food quality is high. I have seen bigger selections on buffets so you may be limited in finding what you like but at least what they have... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We visited the casino a couple times before this recent visit and ate at Thunder Mountain on those occasions, as well. This time it seemed to us that the quality and selection of food was better than on previous visits. Steak, several kinds of chicken, roast beef, seafood and turkey were available and were all good. Side dishes were plentiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here. Typical open buffet. Lots of options for every taste. Lots of meat choices. And enough vegetarian choices too. The resort offers multiple dinner options but I would gladly recommend this one

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Brockway, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We use coupons or comp so we eat free or really cheap. Good buffet food. Prime rib is good. Awesome chicken. they do have Asian and Italian as well as American foods. Good service. Kept clean at buffet line which I love... you wont leave hungry

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Thank Jenn B
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The absolute worst buffet I've ever eaten at!!! I ate there on 11/12/16. The food was disgusting. My entire family got sick. The foods are not cooked properly and kept at the proper temperature. It is a cesspool for food borne illness. I threw up several times and had the runs within 10 minutes of eating. It was just horrible.... More 

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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

While visiting the casino, we had a late lunch at the Thunder Mountain Buffet. This is an excellent buffet. The selections are amazing. We did not know where to start. To name a few; the shrimp are peeled with the tails on. While they are not huge, they are reasonably sized and cooked and chilled perfectly. The Prime Rib was... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Some days I wish I could eat more, and other days I leave still hungry. There is always a good variety, but it's always pretty much the same set items. I do like that they'll grill your carved beef (sirloin or prime rib) if you ask (when they have it).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seneca Allegany Casino, 777 Seneca Allegany Boulevard, Salamanca, NY 14779
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +1 888-913-3377

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