The day is promising, your stomach grumbles, you feel the pang of hunger. And you want everything. You need a buffet. Let’s not keep your tastebuds waiting, here are some of the best places to get a decent buffet in Houston without making your wallet weep.
Fonda Santa Rosa
Get yourself some Mexican buffet at Fonda Santa Rosa. Every weekend from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., you can put down $15.99 for an onslaught of delicious tamales, chilaquiles, eggs, pancakes and pozole. Children are $8.99 per head and have access to a selection of tasty snacks (anybody want froot loops). They change their menu up every weekend to keep things exciting. Regardless of item rotation, you may rest assured there will be a make-your-own-taco station with a plethora of toppings, and varying levels of hot salsa to try with their delectably cheesy nachos.
9908 Beechnut St H, Houston, TX 77036
Phone: +1 713-777-7474
Taste of the Caribbean
The extensive rich flavours of the Caribbean can be truly appreciated in buffet form. At Taste of the Caribbean in the Cranbrook Plaza Retail Centre offers just this on and from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $12.99 per person and $6.99 for kids. Or you can take a pound of the buffet home for the same price. Take a tour through their spicy array of sauces and glide through heaven as you slurp down their curry chicken with some roti or the spinach callaloo. They also have a small pantry at the back where you can purchase the spices and sauces they used, as well as their selection of teas.
13331 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, TX 77090
The sumptuous brunch buffet they offer clocks in at $18.95 for adults, $10.99 for kids under 13 and free for kids under 6. This brunch buffet has a mishmash of tasty breakfast items like your perfectly cooked eggs Benedict and waffles, and lunch items like their cream of mushroom soup and bruschettas. The brunch buffet is available on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Make sure to reserve your table! If you’ve missed Sunday however, go any other day for their unique menu buffet, where you can either choose two pizzas, a salad and a drink, or two entree pasta dishes and two Italian classic dishes for $21.99.
500 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 224-9494
The Shabu Zone is where your culinary dreams come true for $18.99 at lunchtime, and $27.99 at dinnertime. The lunch buffet is available Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the dinner buffet after 7 p.m.. There is a two hour time limit, your personal hot-pot on the table, and a selection of items you can choose to build your own tasty bowl of udon, or whichever noodle you prefer. Their dishes range from delicate Wagyu beef, sauces galore, spicy pork bulgogi and braised corn and steamed freshly seasoned veggies. Their dinner buffets are especially good for fresh seafood.
11201 Bellaire Blvd Suite 2, Houston, TX 77072
Phone: +1 832-850-7849
Jin Korean BBQ
It’s in the name. Barbeque is irresistible on the best of days, and it definitely isn’t easier to resist when you’re wearing elasticated pants and plan to feast at their buffet. Lunch is $16.99 and dinner $26.99 for the all you can eat buffet, and all you will be able to eat are their Korean hot wings, spicy angus rib-eye steak, seaweed and beef soup, potato glass noodles, and other daily specialties. Their buffet is open Mondays through Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays. They also have discounts for students so don’t forget to bring your ID along if you’re still in school.
8338 W Sam Houston Pkwy S #168, Houston, TX 77072