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Ranch House Buffet at Barona Valley Ranch & Casino

1000 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1546
+1 619-443-3130
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“dim sum” (8 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, American, Mexican, Asian, Mongolian
££ - £££
1000 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1546
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a buffet lover and like a variety of foods this is the place. Price is fair for what you get. Gets crowded so be patient. Atmosphere is Las Vegas style buffet. Service is excellent. A great night out.

Thank James G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Always look forward to taking a break for lunch at the Ranch House Buffet. A great selection of entrees, a great salad bar (except I have to bring my own lo cal dressing), great soups and unfortunately very tasty deserts.

Thank ABF49ER
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were here for dinner and were impressed with the number of stations offered - lots of choices. Everything we had was fresh, tasty, and plenty. Would recommend.

Thank Nellie M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

All the years Barona has been open we hadn't gone to the Buffet. Well we finally made it and it was wonderful!! So many choices and very good food!

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed 11 November 2016 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
Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank LaFrance B
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 (...More

Thank vadimb226
Reviewed 3 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...More

Thank lricketson
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...More

Thank K2810TYjohnk
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
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Mearon O
bufftet price mothers day
10 May 2015|
Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, I am not completely sure about their prices for mothers day! I hope you still took your mom out to somewhere great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Chinese, American, Mexican, Asian, Mongolian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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