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The Best Buffets on the Las Vegas Strip

Updated: September 14, 2023
 By Justin

One of the most popular attractions in Las Vegas strip is actually their buffets, as this city has become world famous for its excellent self-service food options. 

This post provides tips on where you can find some of the best buffets in the city, including suggestions for the best food to get at each location.

What are the Cheapest Buffets in Las Vegas?

This list will cover a few of the cheapest buffet restaurants in Las Vegas.

Prices range from $15 - $35 per person on average, and several locations are open late. If you want to get the most out of your meal, make sure to come hungry!

NOTE: Prices for children are typically around 50% off at most buffets.

1) Garden Buffet

9777 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89183

This is another very affordable and family-friendly option located at the South Point Casino. Visitors can look forward to a wide variety of cuisine including Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and even Mongolian dishes.

Even though the Garden Buffet is less expensive than their competitors, they still offer excellent meal options including those listed below:

  • Prime Rib
  • Crab Legs
  • Eggs Benedict
  • French Toast
  • Sushi

Their 7 am to 10 am breakfast deal offers a never miss bottomless Bloody Marys.

Breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner are all offered daily from 7 am - 9 pm, and prices range from $16.95 - $49.95 depending on when you arrive. They also offer a champagne brunch with bottomless mimosas on weekends from 8 am - 3 pm for $28.95.

As with other locations, you’ll have about 2 hours to eat as much as you want while you’re here.

2) Excalibur Buffet

3850 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109

As the name implies, this buffet is located at the Excalibur Casino & Resort. Unlike other locations, they exclusively offer brunch daily from 8 am - 3 pm. If you’re looking for a good place to get dinner, you might want to consider another buffet.

Prices are on the lower end, and they have a lot of the same popular dishes you’ll find at more expensive locations, including some of the following options:

  • Sushi
  • Omelettes
  • Beef Birria
  • Smoked Brisket
  • Rotisserie Chicken

If you visit on a weekday (Monday - Thursday), this buffet will be just $28.99. However, the price increases to $31.99 during weekends (Friday - Sunday). While it’s not the most extensive service, this is certainly one of the most affordable buffets in Las Vegas.

You’ll have about 2 hours to eat all you can at the Excalibur Buffet.

3) Buffet at Luxor

3900 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Located at the Luxor, this option is a lot like the Excalibur Buffet in that they only offer brunch from 8 am - 3 pm. While that makes this a bad choice for dinner, they do have a lot of popular American dishes.

In addition to a 30-foot salad bar, they also have a homemade pizza station and each of the following meal options:

  • Omelettes
  • Eggs Benedict
  • Slow Roasted Beef
  • Baked French Pastries
  • Sugar Free Desserts

Although they are only open for brunch, this buffet offers an all you can drink package for just $14.99 which includes bottomless mimosas, wine, and bloody mary cocktails.

Unlike other Las Vegas buffets, this location is not open on a daily basis. They actually close their doors on Tuesday and Wednesday, but to be fair, not many people are likely to visit on those weekdays. 

Prices start at $28.99 on Monday and Thursday or $31.99 from Friday - Sunday. 

4) Circus Buffet

2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109

This buffet can be found at Circus Circus, a popular family location in Las Vegas. If you’re visiting with children, this might be one of the best buffet options in the whole city. Also don't forget to visit the omelet station.

You can expect to find a variety of kid-friendly classics like the following:

  • Taco Bar
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Corn Dogs
  • Fried Chicken
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs

Prices range from just $27 - $32 per person. The Circus Buffet is offered for brunch on Friday - Sunday from 7 am - 2 pm. They also offer dinner on Friday and Saturday from 4:30 pm - 10 pm. You should have a total of 2 hours to eat as much as you wish.

5) Makino Sushi & Seafood Buffet

3965 S Decatur Blvd #5, Las Vegas, NV 89103

Makino Sushi & Seafood Buffet in Las Vegas offers a diverse and all-you-can-eat dining experience with an extensive selection of fresh sushi and a variety of seafood options.

Known for its spacious and modern setting, it's a popular destination for locals and tourists seeking quality Japanese cuisine in a buffet-style setting.

Here are some of the top popular seafoods that can be found here:

  • Crab Legs
  • Shrimp Tempura
  • Snow Crab
  • Fried Oysters
  • Chicken Teriyaki

Price of the buffet range from $26 for lunch and $30 for dinner.

Makino operates during 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on weekdays and extends until 3 p.m. on weekends for lunch.

Their dinner service spans from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. every day of the week.

Additional Options

While these are some of the most affordable and high quality buffets in Vegas, there are a few others with reasonable prices that you might want to consider:

  • MGM Grand Buffet
  • A.Y.C.E. Buffet

What are the Best Breakfast Buffets in Las Vegas?

If you're looking for one of the best spots to grab breakfast in Vegas, this section will cover some of the more popular buffets that serve this meal.

Prices range from $25 - $65 on average, and while some locations aren't open early in the morning, most Las Vegas buffets open at 8 am or earlier, including some of the best affordable locations above!

6) Buffet at Bellagio

3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV 89109

As the name implies, you’ll find this buffet at the Bellagio. Visitors can expect to find a variety of different cuisines, including Italian, Japanese, Chinese, and American dishes. 

They are open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch every day from 8 am - 3 pm. They also offer dinner hours on Friday - Sunday from 5 pm - 9 pm.

Here are a few of the best dishes they currently serve:

  • Caviar
  • Prime Rib
  • Leg of Lamb
  • Omelettes
  • Gelato
  • Crab

Prices range from $44.99 - $66.99 per person depending on whether you come during brunch or dinner hours. They also offer a beverage package much like other buffets which includes bottomless mimosas, beer, wine, and cocktails for just $24.99.

Guests will have approximately 2 hours to eat as much as they want at this buffet.

7) MGM Grand Buffet

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109

As with most other locations, this buffet offers breakfast, brunch, and lunch. This is definitely more of a no-frills option with mostly standard American cuisine, and the price is much lower than many competitors to reflect that.

Even so, the MGM Grand Buffet is still a great option for families, with a nice selection of food including the following:

  • Crab Legs
  • Omelettes
  • Lasagna
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Eggs Benedict

From Monday - Thursday, prices are just $27.99 per person. Pricing increases to $36.99 on Friday - Sunday. This buffet is open daily from 8 am - 3 pm, and you can expect to have 2 hours to eat as much as possible.

8) Buffet at Wynn

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109

This buffet serves all-you-can-eat dining for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner on a daily basis from 8 am - 9 pm from its live cooking station. There are a total of 16 cooking stations serving a variety of over 90 different hot and cold dishes.

Here are a few of the best meals you can expect to find at this location:

  • Slow roasted prime rib
  • Dry-rub rotisserie chicken
  • Alaskan crab legs
  • Eggs benedict
  • Dessert crepes

During the weekend, they open up their menu to include additional options not offered during the week. This expanded menu includes a shellfish station, steak cuts, and chef’s specials.

To experience more of their tasty traditional treats, must visit their live-action cooking station.

This is one of the more costly buffets in Las Vegas, with prices ranging from $38.99 - $69.99 per person. They also offer a cocktail package for just $29.99 that includes bottomless drinks. Each visitor will have up to 2 hours to eat and drink as much as they want!

9) Fresh Buffet by Westgate Resorts

3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

The vast selection of food at Fresh Buffet offers a wide array of options and global tastes.

With a distinct choices of cuisines from Chinese to Seafoods, you can surely find something to satisfy your cravings.

Breakfast includes variety of selections like:

  • Pancakes
  • French Toast
  • Pastries
  • Bagles
  • and much more.

The Fresh Buffet opens Mon-Sun from 7am - 2pm.

This buffet comes at a cost of $27.99 per person and $24.99 per person for guests with WOW Rewards card.

Additional Options

Aside from the locations above, the following restaurants also serve breakfast foods early in the morning:

  • Circus Circus Buffet
  • Buffet at Luxor
  • Garden Buffet

What are the Best Brunch Buffets in Las Vegas?

While you can visit most of the locations on our list during the brunch hours, some are better than others with this service. This section provides a short list of great brunch buffets in Las Vegas.

Prices tend to range from $25 - $50 per person.

10) Wicked Spoon

3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV 89109

Located at the Cosmopolitan, this buffet is open for breakfast, lunch, and brunch from 8 am - 4 pm each day. They currently offer 56 different menu items spanning a variety of international flavors.

There are compartments in this buffet restaurant: seafood station, salad area, and carving station.

No matter when you come, you might want to try one of the following dishes:

  • Shoyu Ramen Bar
  • Carnitas Tacos
  • Angry Mac & Cheese
  • Steamed Snow Crab
  • Beef Tri Tip

Prices are fairly reasonable, ranging from $38 - $49 per person. Much like their competitors, they offer a bottomless drink option for an additional $24. As with other buffets, you’ll have 2 hours to eat and drink as much as you want.

11) A.Y.C.E. Buffet

4321 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas, NV 89103

Located at the Palms Resort, this buffet has 7 unique food stations with a variety of popular culinary dishes from several different cultures. They also offer specials on specific days of the week, including the following options:

  • All You Can Eat Lobster Wednesday Night - $64.99
    • 2 pm - 9 pm
  • Crab Feast Thursday Night - $58.99
    • 4 pm - 9 pm
  • Prime Rib Friday Night - $42.99
    • 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Weekend Champagne Brunch

Prices start at just $24.99 for breakfast and run to $36.99 for dinner. Breakfast runs from 8 am - 11 am and brunch is available from 9 am - 4 pm. Dinner is offered from 4 pm - 9 pm on Monday and Tuesday, 5 pm - 10 pm on Saturday, and 5 pm - 9 pm on Sunday.

You’ll have a total of 90 minutes to eat as much as you want at the A.Y.C.E. Buffet.

12) Market Place Buffet by Rampart Casino

221 N Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145

The Market Place Buffet was well-regarded for its diverse selection of dishes, including American, Italian, Asian, and other international cuisines.

Buffets in Las Vegas are often recognized for their extensive arrays of food, ranging from seafood and prime rib to salads, desserts, and more.

The reasonably priced lunch buffet on weekdays begins at less than $20 (even more economical if you possess rewards card like Rampart Plus, Summerlin, Premier or Elite Card).

Throughout the week, various themed dining experiences such as a lavish prime rib buffet dinner, a delightful aloha night dinner, a satisfying deli night dinner, and a splendid Champagne brunch can be found here.

Weekday lunch costs $20 for adults; the Champagne brunch on weekends is priced at $32; dinners range from $27 to $31 (with an additional $8 choice for unlimited beer and wine).

For children aged 12 years and under, Dinner and Brunch costs $17.99 and Lunch costs $12.99.

13) Border Brunch at Border Grill

Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

The Border Brunch at Border Grill in Las Vegas is a popular dining experience known for its fusion of Mexican and Latin flavors with a modern and creative twist.

Border Grill is a restaurant that offers a contemporary take on Mexican cuisine, blending traditional ingredients and techniques with innovative culinary approaches.

Here you can find the all-you-can-eat option outside a traditional buffet setting.

Brunch is available Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 3pm. Weekend lunch also available from 10am to 4pm.

The Saturday and Sunday brunch provides attentive table service, featuring limitless customized small plates and the possibility to include endless mimosas, micheladas, and Bloody Marys.

Noteworthy selections from the menu comprise dishes like

  • Salmon Avocado Toast
  • Chilaquiles
  • Horchata French TPoast
  • Diablo Chicken & Churro Waffle
  • Birria Hash & Egg

Pricing is $44.99 per person with an option to add Bottomless Mimosas, Micheladas and Bloody Marys for $27.99.

Additional Options

The following restaurants also provide excellent Brunch deals and menu choices:

  • MGM Grand Buffet
  • Buffet at the Bellagio
  • Excalibur Buffet
  • Buffet at Luxor

What are the Best Dinner Buffets in Las Vegas?

Looking for some of the best dinner menus offered at Las Vegas buffets? This section will cover some of the better options, but keep in mind that the costs can get pretty high during the evening hours.

Prices range from $45 - $80, so make sure to come hungry and prepared to eat as much as possible!

14) Bacchanal Buffet

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV 89109

You’ll find this buffet at Caesars Palace, and you can expect them to have a variety of over 100 different dishes and dozens of cuisines. From Friday - Sunday they are open from 9 am - 10 pm. However, from Monday - Thursday they only offer dinner hours from 4 pm - 10 pm.

Visitors can expect plenty of Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, and American dishes including the following: 

  • Roaming Dim Sum Carts
  • Chipotle Bourbon BBQ Oysters
  • Duck Carnitas Quesadillas
  • Salted Caramel Popcorn
  • Roman-style Pizza

Given the wide variety of foods they serve, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this is one of the more costly buffets in Las Vegas, with prices ranging from $64.99 - $79.99 per person. 

Bacchanal Buffet also offers an all you can drink package for $19.99 which includes unlimited access to beer, wine, mimosas, and champagne.

You’ll only have 90 minutes to eat and drink as much as possible, so you might want to avoid the filler items and focus on top tier dishes.

15) Galpão Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

3200 S Las Vegas Blvd #1260, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Galpão Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse in Las Vegas is a dining establishment known for offering a traditional Brazilian churrasco dining experience.

Churrasco refers to the Brazilian method of grilling various cuts of meat, which are then served directly to diners at their tables.

At Galpão Gaucho, you can typically expect an all-you-can-eat style of dining. Servers, often referred to as "gauchos," move around the dining area with skewers of different types of grilled meats, such as various cuts of beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and sausages.

Diners are provided with a card that they can flip to indicate whether they're ready for more servings or if they need a break.

The Galpão Gaucho features 17 meat selections during weekday lunches and weekend dinners.

Alternatively, you can opt for a more budget-friendly choice by selecting the salad bar alongside unlimited helpings of hot side dishes.

The array of offerings encompasses dishes like Pork Loin with a Parmesan Crust, Chicken Wrapped in Bacon, Grilled Salmon, and Succulent Picanha Sirloin.

The complete dining experience ranges from $48 to $69 per adult, while the salad bar and hot sides option is priced at $32.

Lunch is available on Mon-Fri from 11:30am - 2:30pm.

Dinner is available on Mon-Thu from 4:30pm - 10:00pm, on Fri from 4:30pm – 10:30pm, on Sat from 1:00pm – 10:30pm
and on Sunday from 12:00pm – 9:30pm.

16) Imperial Sushi Seafood Buffet

5845 Spring Mountain Rd Suite B11, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Imperial Sushi Seafood Buffet in Las Vegas offers a diverse and extensive buffet featuring a combination of fresh seafood and traditional sushi options.

The restaurant is known for its all-you-can-eat concept, providing a wide variety of seafood, sushi rolls, and other Asian-inspired dishes.

Some of the popular menu items include:

  • Sushi
  • Snow Crab Legs (not available in Lunch buffet)
  • Crab Claws
  • Lobsters
  • Grilled Oysters
  • Fried Shrimp

Lunch buffet available Mon - Fri from 12pm - 2:50pm, Dinner Buffet Mon - Thu from 3pm - 10pm and Weekends buffet from 11:30am – 10:00pm.

Pricing per adult is $25 for weekday lunch; $45 for weekday dinner; $45 for weekend buffet.

17) Nabe Hot Pot

4545 Spring Mountain Rd #106, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Nabe Hot Pot in Las Vegas offers a unique dining experience centered around Japanese-style hot pot dishes.

Guests can customize their meals by selecting from a variety of broth bases, fresh ingredients, and proteins.

The interactive nature of cooking your own food at the table adds to the experience.

Menu includes dozens of Sushi Rolls, Nigiri, Meat options, Seafoods and Drinks.

Pricing is $26 to $30 and $23 for late-night hot pot only.

Hot pot is open Sunday - Saturday from 11:30am - 2:00am.

Additional Options

The following restaurants also provide an excellent dinner menu:

  • A.Y.C.E. Buffet
  • Buffet at Wynn
  • Buffet at Bellagio
  • Garden Buffet


What is the most affordable buffet in Las Vegas?

The most affordable buffet in Las Vegas is Garden Buffet. Per person buffet cost ranges from $17 to $29 and it provides a variety of dishes at this price. Its the best choice for those traveling on a budget.

What is the biggest buffet in Las Vegas?

Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace is the biggest buffet in Las Vegas, and it offers almost every dish you want to eat including seafood like shrimps, omelets from all around the world, red velvet pancakes, snow crab legs, toast, gravy, and waffles of every kind, and much more.

Is there a dress code for Las Vegas buffets?

Las Vegas buffets don't actually enforce a specific dress code but it is customary to wear casual dress and avoid skirts and shorts.

What is the average cost of a Las Vegas buffet?

The average cost of a Las Vegas buffet is around $20-$40. The cost varies from restaurant to restaurant, and weekday breakfast costs are usually lesser than dinner and weekend brunch.

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Updated: September 14th, 2023
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