Trying to find the best Buffet in Austin? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Stubb's Bar-B-Q, and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill. We also help you find areas where Buffets are prominent - Downtown, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Austin's best.

South Austin
Green Pastures

In 1945, the Koock family mansion (1894) was converted into a restaurant and has been a favorite place for special occasions ever since. Offering gracious Southern hospitality, the establishment serves American cuisine with Texas flair....  Read More


Trio meets every expectation of what a high-quality restaurant should be. Its atmosphere is elegant, its cuisine is exemplary, and its attitude toward service – drawn from Austin's easy charm – is above-par. The menu showcases steaks and...  Read More


Threadgill's is one of Austin's most famous restaurants for several reasons: the then-gas station was awarded the city's first post-Prohibition liquor license in the 1930s, and Janis Joplin got her start singing here in the 1960s. Threadgill's...  Read More

Red River District

Stubb's is a carnivorous music lover's dream. Having hosted greats like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Robert Cray, and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, its reputation as a music venue is...  Read More


Clay Pit offers traditional Indian cuisine in an elegant, comfortable setting. It's situated in the historic Bertram Building and features a beautiful pine bar, stained concrete floors, and stone walls. Start with samosas or mulligatawny stew,...  Read More

Walburg Restaurant

Walburg Restaurant is about 45 minutes northwest of Austin, and if you're a fan of authentic German food, it's more than worth the drive. The best times to go are Friday and Saturday nights or any time Sunday. That's when they set up the buffet,...  Read More

La Palapa

With its thatched roof, La Palapa is certainly easy to spot, which is a good thing since you'll want to get inside and get down to the serious business of eating as quickly as possible. The food is that good – from queso flameado to chile...  Read More

Stone walls, a fireplace, wooden floors and ceilings, and an abundance of down-home service combine to make Moonshine one busy restaurant. Sunday's brunch buffet practically buckles with a bounty of bodacious vittles, and lunch is a treat as...  Read More

Louisiana Longhorn Cafe

It's not hard to figure out why this place is so popular. The casual, homey interior offers wood floors and whimsical decor, the menu is diverse, and service is personable and prompt. Frog legs, fried pickles, smoked boudin, and Cajun crab cakes...  Read More

Barton Springs District

Wander among herb and flower gardens on your way to Casa de Luz's front door, and once inside, enjoy a macrobiotic vegan meal unlike any you've probably ever had. Place your order at the counter, and then pick up utensils, condiments, soup, and...  Read More