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Valley View Buffet

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16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
+1 760-291-5500
00:00 - 23:59
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Toluca Lake
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the best lobster buffet ever!!! more food choices...the only thing is the long wait in line but once you're in, it's all worth the wait!!!!

Thank Neil P
Escondido, California
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been to their buffet before so didn't know what to expect. Me and my boyfriend went there for the Thanksgiving themed buffet. They had the usual Thanksgiving items plus much more. They had a special only $20 per person all day for the holiday. Great deal, Had to wait in a long line to get in about... More 

Thank hotelrvwr_10
San Ysidro, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time at Lunch buffet. The food looked so good I couldn't choose, so I ended up tasting everything. Everything was delicious. The Prime Rib and turkey was very moist. The desert bar though was my favorite!! Wonderful selection and didn't feel guilty at all when I took one of each of the cakes & cookies.

1 Thank pmnewlin
Las Vegas, Nevada
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the evening endless lobster, peeled shrimp, salmon, and a dessert bar that has everything. You won't go hungry here, and the chefs come out and check. Clam chowder is super.

Thank window2004
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern and comfortable dining atmosphere. In 2014 the buffet was expanded for more seating capacity which was definitely needed. The variety of food is outstanding from the main entrees, salads & soup choices to the many desserts. I always leave Valley View's Buffet content and happy.

Thank X4052HTgabrielg
Fallbrook, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Not sure how they do it, but Valley View puts out a fantastic buffet just about everytime...lunch or dinner, you name it and I am not even a lobster lover. Excellent selection of dishes and all with good quality and taste. I really enjoy the clam chowder and if it is at dinner I will get a lobster tail or... More 

Thank timothyherbertr
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The food was great the lobster was perfect the staff was very accommodating due to the fact that I'm handicapped they went out of their way to move a table for me so I could get my chair in I was greatly appreciative.

Thank 449kareno
Cerritos, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

All the items were fresh.If you wanted something made for you, they did it right on the spot.Crab legs were steamed.

Thank deej0i
Lake Elsinore, California
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Lots to choose from. People were piling on the crab legs like crazy. They were decent. The beef was cooked to perfection. I wish I hadn't filled up on the many side dishes. The quality of this dishes ranged from so-so to excellent. The only area that disappointed me were the desserts. There were plenty to chose from.most were just... More 

Thank thewinsomewench
Santee, California
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've been to places that have one specialty item and the rest of the buffet is garbage - not this place! All of their dishes are great, the lobster tails are a bit over cooked and they only let you get one per trip (annoying but I get it). The service is good as no staff has too many tables... More 

Thank polizzi82

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, American, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Parking Available, Valet Parking
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Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Center
  • Phone Number: +1 760-291-5500

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