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“best seafood buffet”
Review of The Nordic

The Nordic
Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Charlestown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$90 - US$100
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Buffet, Reservations
Description: Unlimited high end buffet featuring lobster, prime rib, filet mignon, scallops, shrimp, oysters, clams, fresh fruits, seafood and many other salads, gourmet dessert bar including chocolate covered strawberries and cherries, carrot cake, cheesecake, strawberry shortcake, apple blossoms and even Haagan Dazs ice cream bar.
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

another great trip to the nordic,as usual food outstanding,service beyond reproach,be ready to eat eat eat and eat some more.

Thank David F
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Lisa B, Manager at The Nordic, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Perfect ! Exactly the kind of review we hope for. We look forward to providing you with many more awesome dining experiences in the future David. TY for sharing.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This establishment was great! The land around the restaurant was something I. Ever experienced being a New Yorker. No place has a huge area to sit around and wait for their table. You can relax by a small pond on a hammock, near the swamp looking area, check out the animals, play corn hole/volleyball, sit by a fire pit near the water or lounge near the big pond.

Other than that when you eat you must must must eat slowly and not over eat so fast. You got two hours so make them count! Plus drink water so it digests it fast to make more room lol. My favorite part was the steaks. Never could I ever get two filet mignons and countless outher stuff for the price. The price is big but for what you eat it's so worth it. Think of it like this, in New York a single filet mignon dinner with a lobster tail costs 40-50 bucks easy per person. With this place you can double or triple that for the single 96 per person which includes drinks (water and soft drinks) and tip as well.

If you love sea food then this is the place! I ain't a lobster lover or crab and I'm very picky but the shrimps were awesome and hand made. If I ever had to complain about this place I would suggest adding grilled chicken with the steaks and possibly other seafood like bass, shark, or even flounder. Plus the middle bar could use some more side dishes and such. I mean it don't matter much cause of the amount of food you can eat but for those picky eaters it could lighten the disappointment for them. I would also maybe include burgers as well for those who aren't seafood lovers either.

But please don't freak out! If your not a huge seafood fan or lobster fan do not worry! Eat the steaks, salads, sides and some friend chicken! They also have one hell of a dessert bar! The ice cream is amazing! The toppings and the cakes they have is mouth watering. Unfortunately you may be too full to enjoy all the desserts so nip pick lol. You will not be disappointed what so ever. Thanks Nordic lodge I will probably come back for more! >:)

Thank Craig L
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Lisa B, Manager at The Nordic, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Ty so much for sharing such a detailed review. I'm sure your pointers will be helpful to many. We hope to enjoy your company again soon Craig.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a real trip. Feels a bit chaotic at first then you realize it is quite organized. Friendly staff (Hannah was a superb server), loud and fun. Buffet has every seafood item native to the area--including lobster, crab and oysters. We spent 2.5 hours devouring two lobsters, 2 dozen raw oysters, scallops, clams, snow crab, prime rib. Lots of salads we never even got close to. Delicious deserts. Cost is $96/person and is worth the money (15 years ago it cost about half as much). Highly recommended.

1  Thank Osidemike
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Lisa B, Owner at The Nordic, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Ty so much for coming to see us again and for the 5 star review. We sure hope it wont' be so long in between visits again, lol.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is THE place for seafood and steak lovers...heck this is the place for food lovers of all kinds!
It is not just a typical large buffet...no, no, it's a large quality buffet! This is what makes this place so great! Not to mention the friendly and courteous staff!
Let's face it there are a lot of buffets around BUT...not all give you top of the line meat or seafood. If your in the area, try Nordic Lodge, if you love seafood, you just gotta go, you will be glad you did.The $96 price tag may seem like a lot but once you go...you will be glad you did.

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Lisa B, Owner at The Nordic, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Ty so much for such a kind share. we are happy you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to hosting you again.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I come to the Nordic every year and it's always an experience! Especially since we drive all the way from NY City to get there. Trust me that the 3+ hours of driving each way is worth it. We bring lots of differed people with us each time and we create even more fans!

Current price is $96 dollars and you get 2 hours of unlimited access to the food. The food is OUTSTANDING! The menu has not changed much in the 8 years I have been going there, but why change perfection! Seafood is fresh so all the dishes made from that are just delicious. Their meats are succulent and pretty much made to order since you can request it anyway you want it. The chicken fingers are ridiculous! I know, I know you go to an all you can eat lobster/seafood place, why have the chicken fingers... They are fantastic, that’s why!!!! The desert bar is also splendid, something for every level your sweet toot demands. Simply put, there is something for every one.

The food is not the only attraction here, the place is located in a beautiful lakeside property that you are free to explore as you wait for to eat or to do a little walking before getting back into your car. There are hammocks, beach volleyball area, andorondak chairs, fire pit, pick nick tables, lobster chair for your all to use. There is also a small pen with animals that you can check out. This area has an outside bar and bathroom for you to use.

Some other things worth mentioning. This place can get crowded on some days since they do host people by the bus load, most going to the local casinos. This can sometimes cause a longer wait. But this is not usually a problem since we always check out their website, which tells you what days and times are best to visit. They also give you a great heads up if they are expecting a big number of large groups. Usually if there is a wait, we just hangout in the property until we are called to eat.

Just love this place and will definitely be back again!

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Thank jhaddouche
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Lisa B, Owner at The Nordic, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

We can't possibly thank you enough for sharing such a kind and detailed review. It means so much to us to know that our efforts are so appreciated. It is our pleasure to provide you with the experience described here and we look forward to many more opportunities to do just that in the coming years.

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