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Forest Buffet

15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449-9818
+1 775-588-6611
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449-9818
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to eat here in a group for my daughter's wedding. When we paid I thought "wow that's expensive for a buffet" BUT once we served ourselves the price seemed low. Tex-Mex was what was served rhat night. Best tri-tip I've ever had. My husband...More

Thank ronick01415
Reviewed 27 October 2017

For the quality served and the price charged I expected wonderful fare. Didn't happen. The price was up there in the clouds, but the quality wasn't.

Thank Snoopydad1
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

One step above Hometown Buffet. Not nearly as good as other casino buffets we have been to. Prime rib was so heavily salted you couldn't eat it. If you can get half price coupon it might be worth that much. Beautiful views from up there...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had Sunday brunch & this place was not what it used to be. It's just tired. Food is mediocre at best. It's too bad because this place used to be really good. It's also way over priced in comparison to good buffets.

1  Thank madmax25
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The salmon was overcooked as was the prime rib. I noticed that as the evening went on the prime got better. So be careful before you select. Crab of course was frozen and thus lacked the taste. String beans has the taste of the can....More

Thank 2232KenJi
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Part of what makes the Forest Buffet is the amazing views from the top of Harrahs. We've never had the seafood buffet, but being our 40th anniversary getaway, I wanted something kinda semi special. This buffet is just over $40 per person. We tried a...More

Thank garyd210
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I say it's the only true buffet because it is truly a buffet with lots of choices and is open everyday. Hence the 4 rating. The staff gets a 10! They are attentive They are helpful There isn't a lack of staff here- thank you!...More

Thank m r
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Prime rib definitely not edible just looks pretty. Salad bar acceptable but not very fresh. Asian dishes old and greasy. Shrimps tasted frozen. Desserts very marginal. I tried the made to order pasta with chicken and alfredo sauce. The chicken cubes were thought but the...More

1  Thank onlinediva g
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Went there twice during my stay this week. Players card gives you a great discount. Very nice salad bar, decent Asian food station and great dessert station. The prime Rib was good and the turkey breast was moist and tasty. Food seemed to be replenished...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

During the week the buffet opens for dinner at 5 pm and closes at 830 pm. We went up st 5 pm on the dot and there was a long line up already. The variety of foods is great and the food itself is pretty...More

Thank Reneta B
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alison h
23 November 2016|
Response from GRS-SJS | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have turkey and prime rib almost every night. Fridays are seafood night and the prices change. You can always ask to walk in a see what's being offered before you pay for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Highway 50, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, NV 89449-9818
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
  • Phone Number: +1 775-588-6611
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