Best Buffets in Las Vegas

From budget-friendly options to luxury eats: Las Vegas' 10 best buffets

Las Vegas buffets were once an easy way to get impressively large amounts of inexpensive food. While you can still find buffets that fit that bill, options have expanded to include buffets that offer caviar, lobster and similar gourmet dishes. No matter which type of buffet is right for you, they all offer a tremendous value for either the quantity or the quality of food – or both.

At the posher buffets, guests will find single serving sizes, live action cooking, dishes cooked to order and beverage packages for wine and beer. Wicked Spoon at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers all that and an impressive array of international dishes. Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars is perhaps the most upscale buffet in town, boasting a recent renovation and a wide selection of high-end options.

Although buffets may not always be a low-cost alternative, those who are looking for a bargain instead of a splurge will still some solid choices. The South Point’s Garden Buffet has a well-rounded selection of dishes at very reasonable prices.

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THIS BUFFET IS CURRENTLY CLOSED WITH AN UNKNOWN REOPENING DATE. Every Sunday BLT Steak transforms itself into the Sterling Brunch, an opulent and expensive brunch buffet of legendary status. An aura of old-fashioned exclusivity gives the Sterling Brunch an atmosphere that's great for special events and holidays like Mother's Day. This is definitely not a bargain-buy buffet. At $100+ per person, it's a splurge. You get a full array of upscale food choices for that price: caviar, lobster, sushi, oysters and filet, for instance. Bring a big appetite to take advantage of indulgent dishes like truffle mashed potatoes, banana bread pudding French toast and charcuterie. In addition to the traditional buffet line, you can also place an order with your server for items like lobster bisque, eggs Benedict, Caesar Salad and a chopped vegetable salad.

Recommended for Buffet because: The Sterling Brunch is the original luxury buffet with caviar, lobster and filet, among many other upscale offerings.

Terrisa's expert tip: This popular high-end buffet is open only on Sundays, so be sure to make reservations as far in advance as possible. Tables go quickly and it can be tough to get a spot.

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South Las Vegas
Studio B
Photo courtesy of M Resort Spa Casino

THIS BUFFET IS CURRENTLY CLOSED WITH AN UNKNOWN REOPENING DATE. A favorite buffet with Las Vegas locals, Studio B buffet at M Resort boasts more than 300 dishes for lunch and dinner daily. The selection size is impressive, and meals include beer, wine, espresso and cappuccino. Quality here is on par with anything found on the Strip. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Studio B offers a seafood buffet, and a prime rib brunch is offered on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Sundays, the Rise and Dine Buffet offers breakfast plus adult beverages from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Studio B offers three carving stations, dim sum, a vegan station, build-your-own taco bar and pho. No matter what meal you stop in for, remember to save room for dessert since Studio B's pastries are made in house.

Recommended for Buffet because: With all-inclusive approach that includes beer and wine to accompany an expansive selection of dishes, Studio B is one of Las Vegas' most popular buffets.

Terrisa's expert tip: Beer and wine are always included with Studio B's meals, and during Sunday breakfast/brunch, guests can indulge in a complimentary Bloody Mary bar, Champagne and mimosas.

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For years, a buffet was one of the cheapest ways to fill up while you were in Las Vegas. Although newer, fancier buffets have changed this perception, there are still old-school buffets that offer plenty of basic offerings at an inexpensive price. The Circus Buffet at Circus Circus is just this kind of no-frills buffet, offering a daily all-you-can-eat brunch for $19.99. Weekend brunch is $21.99 and dinner, which is served only on the weekends, comes in at under $25 per person. Eight stations serve a variety of typical buffet dishes like pancakes, eggs, fruits, assorted pastries, chicken, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti, egg rolls, seafood, tacos, salads and deli meats and cheeses. An omelet station offers made-to-order dishes.

Recommended for Buffet because: The Circus Buffet brings back the Old Vegas style of buffet, featuring basic selections at a low cost.

Terrisa's expert tip: If you have children with you, kids under 10 years get a discount and under 3 eat for free. Additionally, the Circus Circus has a theme park that welcomes kids.

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Open for brunch daily, the Excalibur Buffet is a solid mid-range buffet offering a familiar range of crowd-pleasing dishes. Look for items like rotisserie chicken, iced shellfish, smoked brisket, sushi, beef birria and a dessert station with treats like bread pudding, crepes and donuts. A made-to-order station can whip up a customized omelet for you. While you won't find anything too fancy here, you will find plenty of options for a very reasonable price. Open for brunch only, prices are a budget-friendly $24.99 for weekdays and $29.99 on weekends. Children from 6-11 eat for $14.99 during the week and $15.99 on weekends, and kids 5 and under eat for free.

Recommended for Buffet because: The Excalibur Buffet offers a solid selection of buffet favorites at an inexpensive cost.

Terrisa's expert tip: Although the Excalibur Buffet is currently open for brunch only, hours are expected to expand as demand increases. Be sure to check ahead to confirm the hours they'll be open during your visit.

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South Las Vegas

The South Point is on the far south end of Las Vegas Boulevard, so it's not technically a part of the Las Vegas Strip. This off-Strip location means guests can count on reasonable prices and, at the Garden Buffet, a traditional Vegas-style buffet with a wide selection of food at a budget-friendly price. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Garden Buffet offers an inexpensive option for any meal. Six live looking stations feature a variety of cuisines: Asian, Mexican, Italian, barbecue, Chinese, seafood. Dishes can be customized at the Mongolian Grill. Look for prime rib and peel-and-eat shrimp every evening. Fridays feature Seafood Night during dinner with crab legs, sushi and oysters. On weekends guests can enjoy the prime rib and Champagne brunch, which also includes bottomless mimosas - even without a player's card, it's only $24.95.

Recommended for Buffet because: The Garden Buffet at South Point is open daily and offers a large selection of buffet favorites at a wallet-friendly price.

Terrisa's expert tip: While many buffets have limited hours in the wake of the pandemic, the Garden Buffet at South Point is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as on weekends for brunch.

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MGM Grand Buffet

The MGM Grand Buffet offers guests a solid array of dishes for breakfast, lunch, and brunch. Offering a well-rounded variety of choices, this buffet gives plenty of tasty all-you-can-eat fare. Those who are accustomed to the traditional Las Vegas buffet will find a familiar setting, with plenty of standard favorites. Hot and cold stations are offered. Breakfast dishes include eggs, sausage, pancakes and pasties and lunch/brunch options includes items like seafood, barbecue, salads, soups and other similar dishes. Weekday prices are $27.99 per person for those over 5 years of age. Weekends are $36.99 per person. Children 5 and under eat for free.

Recommended for Buffet because: The MGM Grand Buffet has a great selection of dishes, including many favorites typically found at traditional Vegas buffets.

Terrisa's expert tip: Be sure to leave room for dessert. The sweets station has an abundance of delicious treats including puddings, tiramisu, doughnuts and a host of other tempting choices.

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The Buffet at Bellagio
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The Buffet at Bellagio offers a gourmet, all-you-can-eat dining experience with selections not normally associated with a buffet. Open for breakfast/brunch/lunch daily until 3 p.m., guests can revel in a variety of dishes from Italy, China and Japan as well as fresh seafood and traditional American delights. Live-action cooking stations offer meals made-to-order. Guests will find caviar, prime rib, crab, leg of lamb and a host of other fine dishes. Ideal for special events or large family gatherings, this buffet is the place for a memorable meal that everyone will remember. This is one buffet that's truly a splurge and totally worth it.

Recommended for Buffet because: Offering a wide range of high-end fare, the Buffet at Bellagio is one of the best buffets in Las Vegas.

Terrisa's expert tip: Guests will find an abundance of excellent seafood here. Snow crab is available on a nightly basis and king crab is offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday, subject to availability.

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The Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas
Photo courtesy of Wynn Las Vegas

Not your typical buffet by any means, The Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas serves up an elegant all-you-can-eat dining experience. Open for breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner daily, it features 16 cooking stations offering an array of hot and cold dishes. Hungry diners will find an impressively wide range of high quality dishes. Look for a variety of eggs Benedicts, slow roasted prime rib, split Alaskan crab legs, dry rubbed rotisserie chicken, and hand-crafted dessert crepes. With more than 90 dishes to choose from, plus custom-made orders, guests won't have any problem finding something delicious to enjoy. Reservations can be made online and guests can even pay in advance.

Recommended for Buffet because: The Buffet at Wynn offers over 90 high quality dishes in a beautifully designed space.

Terrisa's expert tip: On Saturday and Sunday, The Buffet at Wynn serves a gourmet brunch and dinner with extras not found during the week. For instance, the brunch features an expanded shellfish station as well as additional steak cuts, plus chef's specials.

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Wicked Spoon
Photo courtesy of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Wicked Spoon at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas truly revolutionized the Las Vegas buffet when it opened in 2010 with individual portions instead of the traditional shared serving dishes. Wicked Spoon remains one of the city's most innovative and wide-ranging buffets. Open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week, Wicked Spoon boasts a spread of top-quality dishes from several cuisines in a sleek, sophisticated setting. Guests can enjoy a host of high-end dishes that encompass both international flavors as well as familiar dishes. Prices here aren't cheap, but diners will definitely get their money's worth with the variety and quality of the dishes offered.

Recommended for Buffet because: Wicked Spoon's innovative and international offerings offer guests a wide range of choices.

Terrisa's expert tip: On Saturday and Sunday, Wicked Spoon serves a brunch that includes 'bottomless' mimosas, Champagne, Bloody Marys or Bud Light draft. The cost is $21 per person and there's a 2-hour limit.

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Bacchanal Buffet
Photo courtesy of Caesars Palace

Often hailed as one of Las Vegas' best buffets, the recently renovated Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace boasts over 25,000 square feet of food for guests to enjoy. Open only for dinner, Bacchanal's large selection of high-end choices is unparalleled. There are nine different open kitchens available: Mexican, Italian, Japanese, American, Seafood, Chinese, Pizza, Deli and Dessert. Each offers their own plated, made-to-order and mini-dishes. Bacchanal Buffet features an impressive carving station with prime rib, brisket, rotisserie chicken and several other succulent items. Dim sum-style carts roam the dining room. For those who don't eat meat, more than 100 vegan and vegetarian dishes are available. No matter what types of food you enjoy, you're almost certain to find them at the Bacchanal Buffet.

Recommended for Buffet because: With an enormous number of upscale dishes from nine stations, the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace sets a new high bar for Vegas buffets.

Terrisa's expert tip: In addition to offering reservations, an option formerly unusual for a buffet, Bacchanal Buffet also asks guests to limit their time to 90 minutes - plenty of time to fill up on the upscale offerings.

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