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5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Welch, MN 55089-9647
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16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Descent price, fried chicken was good but the selection was small fora buffet. Tried some dessert, bread pudding and it was dry. Service people are nice.

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Thank Brian R
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was friendly. Food was excellent. Got seated almost immediately. A little more variety would have been nice.

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Thank BSplon
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciated they gave you a discount if you had a players card but what about a discount if you are staying in the hotel rooms?

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Thank JennyK1970
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went to trade winds buffet at treasure island fri nite for the prime rib dinner and was execellent everything we tried was very good the service was good highly recommend eating at this buffet best one in the state have been here several times and is consistently good

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Thank JOHN M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We drove 4 hours to come to this area and stay, eat, and gamble at the casino. NEVER AGAIN. This was, by far, the worst casino and restaurant experience I've had. It was seafood night at the buffet. We got in line at 8 pm because the line had been longer earlier. Finally after 1.5 hours of waiting in line,... More 

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Thank redheaddragon
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

For $32 I felt the "seafood buffet" lacked choices such as steamed, fried, or raw. No lobster, scallops, crawfish or calamari. And no shrimp inspired dishes, just peel and eat. And finally only 2 types of actual fish!! Very disappointing for the price and the wait. Charging $30 a head they should be able to come up with something better... More 

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Thank Linds206
Cindy T, Public Relations Manager at Tradewinds Buffet, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate the feedback you have shared from your recent visit. It is our standard to provide nothing less than outstanding service for our guests. Please rest assured that your concerns have been addressed with our management team who oversees the our Tradewinds Buffet. As always, we keep loyal patronage in high regard and look forward to seeing you... More 

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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The buffet normally has pretty decent food with a variety of things to choose from. Good for a large group or family who can not decide what they want to eat, giving everyone options. The price can depend on the time of day and the type of buffet. Sometimes the price is a little much for the choices but could... More 

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Thank Virginia W
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Long wait for the buffet, got stuck at a very small table by a pole where I was actually sitting in the Isle, asked for another table and was told "to make the best of it". Took 2 more complaints and a supervisor to get ready seated. Been here many times this was not a good experience.

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Thank Eric A
Cindy T, Public Relations Manager at Tradewinds Buffet, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate the feedback you have shared from your recent visit. We are sorry for any inconvenience that you experienced. We take our guests comments very seriously and the Tradewinds manager has been advised of your experience. Please know that your patronage is extremely important to us and we hope you allow us the opportunity to provide you with... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

First, I hate traveling through the entire smoke filled casino to reach TradeWinds. I didn't see an outside entrance. The long line ( & they are very slow) is right next to the slot machines & smokers. I was nauseous by the time it was our turn. The food was average, not worth $17.50 for brunch. Never again.

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Thank Heidi L
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Little higher priced than other casinos buffets but well worth it. Pasta night on Wednesdays, my personal favorite.

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Thank BSplon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 27
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Welch, MN 55089-9647
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Welch
Description
Get your fill of all your favorite all-you-can-eats at Tradewinds Buffet. We've got nine different buffet stations packed with loads of exciting cuisine like a baked potato bar, rotisserie chicken, freshly made pizza, roast beef, ham, peel-and-eat shrimp, crepes, gelato and more. Join us Wednesdays for an all-you-can-eat pasta bar, Fridays and Saturdays for Prime Rib or our signature Seafood Buffet every Thursday night. Menu may change for holidays or specials.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?