Foodies know that buffets offer the best of both worlds—the opportunity to try new things and reasonable prices. Washington has a vast variety of food preferences and cultures represented at the 10 best buffets around the state that are listed below. Try one or try them all!
Love Thai food but just don’t know what to order when you go because you want to try everything? Araya’s Place in Seattle has been offering vegan alternatives to great Thai food since 1987. This family owned restaurant was the first to offer this style of food, and is one of the most popular places in the area. Each dish is made to your preference.
Located in the Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester, Washington, the Fire Kitchen Buffet offers something new on the menu every day. You’ll find simple taste treats like traditional foods cooked to perfection, comfort food designed to make your mouth happy, great steaks and seafood for your special occasion, and sweet treats that finish off your meal. Known as one of the best bargains around, active military and first responders get a special discounted rate. Open every day.
When Joule opened in downtown Seattle in 2007, the goal was to offer hungry diners the change to sample the best Korean-American food. They’ve accomplished that and more by becoming one of the best fusion restaurants in this part of the state and has been featured in food magazines like Bon Appétit. From the delicious broche French toast to the spicy beef soup and very popular rice cakes, Joule has a weekend buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that allows you to try a little of everything.
All-you-can-eat from dim sum to sushi is what you’ll find at Feast Buffet in Renton, Washington. Feast is the right word for this contemporary restaurant designed to fill your belly but not empty your wallet. Open every day at 11AM, there’s a great selection of soups, seafood, noodles, and more. Discounts are available for seniors and children two to 11 years-old, and there are several special days during the year when prices are good all day.
Looking for a great place to stop for a lunch buffet? The Everett Kitchen in Lake Forest Park, Washington dishes up a variety of good flavors from Nepal, India, and Tibet. This is a family-style restaurant that serves good quality fresh food with popular buffet items like vegetable samosa, Daal Bhaat, a variety of curried dishes, and warm naan.
If you’ve been looking for an all-you-can-eat buffet that features Korean barbecue, Kum Kang San GGQ Grill Buffet in Federal Way is worth visiting. What’s better than great food, great service, and a nice atmosphere for friends, family, or a special date. With the abundant buffet, you never have to worry about not finding something you like from Korean short ribs to sushi.
If you love international food, the House of Mandoo in Lakewood, Washington is best known for their boiled dumplings, and you’ll get your choice of three kinds of the yummy steamed buns—pork, spicy pork, or red bean. And whichever you pick, you’ll have to try the Thai Chili Sauce with a side of seaweed salad to round out your meal. They also have a Japchae, a sweet potato noodle dish with beef and vegetables that’s very popular.
Don’t let the simple storefront fool you. Abhiuchi Indian Cuisine is a lively little location featuring awesome and authentic Pan-Indian food. Open seven days a week, this charming and popular Vancouver eatery has earned recognition from the locals and on social media. The lunch buffet is especially nice and gives you a chance to try items off the menu like chicken vindaloo and dal makhani for those who prefer meatless choices. You can order online for pick-up or come in and dine with fellow patrons.
If having the choice of 40 different kinds of sushi and sashimi, your favorite teriyaki dishes, barbecue ribs, and all-you-can-eat crab lets appeals to you, MIZUKI Buffet in Tukwila, Washington should be on your list of places to eat. This Asian and Western restaurant combines the best cuisine of both worlds into a feast of inspired foods and a lot of it. The lunch buffet is offered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the dinner buffet is open Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. until 10 p.m., and there’s a special weekend buffet Friday night from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Come hungry and leave full!
Eat your favorite stir fry, pho, sushi, or seafood to your heart’s content at the Kent Super Buffet in Kent, Washington. This Chinese restaurant offers appetizers, soup, rice, noodle dishes, vegetables, and meat dishes on a lunch and dinner buffet every day. They also have a convenient carry-out buffet and sushi carry out that you can order online to save time.