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Thur Shan Buffet

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30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113
+1 800-526-9366
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical Las Vegas Buffet. Overpriced ($28 / $15.95 Kids 5-10, no Veteran or elderly discounts) Limited variety of food offered; average taste.

Thank Scott B
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

How are the prices just have to wait in line because it's very busy for the time they open till they close have a nice variety of different foods and Buffet items very excellent service is usually very good once in a while you run into a waiter or waitress that has a bad problem love you have a nice... More 

Thank darrellstravel
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This hands down is my favorite meal in Albuquerque. It is a good salad bar, good service, plenty of seating. I love the Pho bar. They offer an awesome cooked to order clam and mussels station, good crab, oysters, a fabulous smoked salmon. Great meal!

Thank Margie T
Redlands, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Hugely disappointed! I expected this large, upscale/better/best NM casino to have excellent food at their buffet. I expected at least decent food, especially since their prices are higher than most other casino buffets. At $27.95 each for the thanksgiving buffet, give me some quality food! Prime rib at carving station was served raw??!!All the food here was no better than... More 

Thank luvstoseenewplaces
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were at the balloon fiesta n decided to go out. So glad we did!!! We were greeted as soon as we walked up from that point on everyone was very attentive. THANK YOU The crab was plentiful. A lot of times the crab legs are very salty n that is all you taste. This was not the case. The... More 

Thank Denise H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have been going there for three years one of the variety of food outlets available in the hotel-casino. It has a good variety of choices and is well worth the price. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. You will find something you like. The staff was friendly and service oriented.

Thank pnygaard1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Just to let everyone know, the manager has contacted us and resolved issues. Worth another try for the food.

Thank tipakehoe
Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stopped in for dinner with family during cross country trip. Property was very nice and an excellent place to spend a few hours to break up the highway miles. Buffet was ok and buffets go. Service was not bad.

Thank RicoRicky
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Today, $/26/2016 My grand daughter and I decided to go to Sandia to eat for the 2 for one buffet. We have been there many times before and always enjoyed it. Always leave $5.00 as a tip because the food was good and the service great. This time we did not leave a dime. The attendant was not friendly, looked... More 

Thank Loretta L
Aurora, Colorado
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I was pleased that the buffet was only about $14.00 as these things can be quite a bit more expensive. The food was plentiful, if not very adventurous. We ate there on the late side, so some of the food had obviously been sitting for a while, but again, it was good, not great. There was quite a few choices... More 

Thank Lisa E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Rainbow Rd NE, Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM 87113
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 800-526-9366
  • This restaurant is at Sandia Resort & Casino
Sandia Resort & Casino’s spectacular Thur Shan Buffet showcases an enticing variety of regional and international favorites, including Mexican, Italian and classic American cuisine in addition to our sensational weekend seafood buffet and Sunday brunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?