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Shooting Star Buffet

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777 SE Casino Rd, Mahnomen, MN 56557-5014
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167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner there on Saturday night. Good crab legs! All you can eat. Everything else was just okay. Also has Prime rib.

Thank kf7ez
Winnipeg, Canada
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46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

had the buffet once the salad bar was very good and the desert bar had a good selection The main course choices were ok not a great. Not a very good choice of meat . Have had better. It was a Monday so maybe the day makes a difference

Thank Louise B
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

we still eat ther on occasion, breakfast is great, the evening meals are kind of iffy, not really the quality of the food, but the theme, try to check out before hand what they are having, to make up your mind, I personally am tired of the seafood buffets, But some people like them

Thank dlfinn
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ate here Feb 18, 2017. Come to the Star about 3 times per year with a group of friends for an adult get away. Went to the Surf and Turf Saturday night. Was very busy and understaffed. Had to wait for a table for awhile. Got seated. When went to the buffet had not dishes so took a smaller one... More 

Thank nhlguy
Portland, North Dakota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The Saturday Surf & Turf was a bargain with coupon discount. Even without the discount would have been good value as the quality was great, not overcooked as sometimes is the case at other buffet places. Everything on salad bar vas very fresh, also awesome selections of desert. The Wild Rice soup is a must have. The Prime-Rib was cooked... More 

Thank 836svenm
Blackduck, Minnesota
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Both nights I satyed there were chicken of e=several types as the main meat item. Its is good but really was hoping to eat something else the second night! especially for $15.00.

Thank Cindy S
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My husband got food poisoning. Three other guests got sick. Utensils weren't clean. Had chunks of dried stuff on them. The wait staff literally looked like they hated their life. It was a terrible weekend. The food was awful.

Thank Kiki W
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

not impressed at all. We ate there for surf and turf. Just average. Nothing special at all. next time I will go to Tim Horton's.

Thank CHRISZAmerica
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182 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I'm not a big seafood fan but hubby wanted to eat here. Nice variety of foods. We ate close to closing time.

Thank J H
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Lots of the food items were empty and the others tasted very bland. Service was horrible. The buffet was messy and unorganized. I will not return!

Thank KalS299

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 SE Casino Rd, Mahnomen, MN 56557-5014
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mahnomen

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?