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The Buffet At River Rock

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Asian,
8811 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3P8, Canada
+1 604-247-8935
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“crab legs” (16 reviews)
“turkey bacon” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Asian, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8811 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3P8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The buffet is very good. the dessert table is excellent! This is a very clean place with excellent service and food. A must go to place.

Thank CanadiaRose
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there last month, and it really wasn't all that great. Interesting note: every time my grown daughter eats at River Rock, she's sick for at least two or three days.

Thank bernicebar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having coming to this buffets for over 10 yrs, mostly lunch and brunch, but went for dinner buffet last evening. River Rock seems to have taken a don't care attitude to the selection and quality of its food, as we have seen less and less...More

Thank tqh099
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a wide array of dishes offered at this place but one I always go back for is their roast beef. I am not usually very fond of beef but the melt-in-your-mouth roast beef here is hard to resist. The quality is also consistent, I...More

Thank LizMayer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the top of the River Rock hotel, opposite of the casino side. Nice balcony area with views of the casino building and the river. Since the River rock is in the path of the landing approach for the airport, we had airplanes about 150...More

Thank jlipp5240
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A sandwich board in the casino last week advertising Dungeness crab at The Buffet on Friday and Saturday brought us for dinner. We arrived early shortly after the opening at about 5:00 PM on Friday. Of course we made a bee line for the Dungeness...More

Thank Renegade225
Ann M, Manager at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest; We are disappointed to hear that the Buffet was not up to our usual levels for the Crab Offering. The Dungeness Crab will be offered on weekends for a few more weeks, and we have passed on your comments to our Culinary...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

First of all - there's plenty of adjacent free parking. It's also very accessible by skytrain or bus. None of us are gamblers but joining the casino, which is free, gives you a 20% cut as does being a senior. Our friends and we find...More

Thank El-Brando46
Ann M, Manager, Revenue at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback regarding our Buffet in such detail. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the food offerings and the guest service while you visited us! We thank you for...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I am not a big fan of buffet but everything is always fresh. The skill required to prepare the food? My 11 year old son could match it. What I do enjoy is the little Asian corner. They always have some decent authentic bits and...More

Thank Shelley R
Ann M, Manager, Revenue at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate that you have shared it with the TripAdvisor community. Every effort is made to ensure that items and product is fresh and tasteful. We're glad to hear you enjoy the Asian offerings and we often...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

we went to the buffet because my family wanted to eat BBQ. We couldn't find the BBQ and when we asked staff no one mentioned the BBQ items were on the balcony outside the main eating area. We noticed folks at the end of our...More

Thank Debbie M
Ann M, Manager, Revenue at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback and sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We're disappointed to hear that our team did not do a great job communicating the full offerings and locations. We often change our offerings and have promotions that compliment the...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

My husband and I were staying at the River Rock Hotel and thought we would go out for a nice meal. We choose the buffet in the hotel as we did not want to drive anywhere and the pictures on the brochure in our room...More

1  Thank Carmen O
Ann M, Manager at The Buffet At River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest; We are disappointed to hear of your poor experience at The Buffet. We endeavor to provide product that is above expectation and it's obvious we did not do this for you. Your comments and feedback have been passed onto our Culinary team...More

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Questions & Answers
10 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from River-Rock-Resort | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact Buffet Manager by calling 604-247-8900 so he could assist you with your request. Thank you and have a great day!
Jessie L
24 March 2017|
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Response from catherinemK1338XG | Reviewed this property |
I suggest that you contact the River Rock And ask for the Buffett They can answer e your question It's not my favourite spot!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8811 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3P8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > Bridgeport
  • Neighbourhood: Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 604-247-8935
The Buffet at River Rock features a large variety of all your favorite dishes, and many to surprise and delight you. Over the years, it has become a popular destination to enjoy a special occasion with friends and family, and for resort guests it's a proven crowd-pleaser. With 260 seats, the Buffet can be bustling on a weekend evening, or Sunday, so come early to avoid the lines. Enjoy endless options, from pasta and Chef choice of roast carvings, seafood dishes, sushi, salads and more. Our dishes are inspired by the best of West Coast cuisine, with a focus on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And don't forget to leave room to enjoy one of our specially hand-crafted desserts, including pies, tarts, cakes, and mousse. Located above the casino floor, the Buffet treats guests to sensational views of the Fraser River. The Buffet is open seven days a week for breakfast and dinner, lunch Monday to Saturday and Sunday Brunch and Dinner. One private function room are available for special events*. *Please inquire early for availability
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