Some days, you want more for lunch than a simple salad. For those times when you want to really indulge yourself, finding a good buffet is essential. Luckily, Los Angeles has no shortage of great restaurants and eateries, including some popular buffets that serve everything from crab legs to Brazilian BBQ to your favorite ribeye steaks.
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2008 Westminster Mall | Westminster/ luxebuffetwestminster.net
Westminster Mall is home to one of the most popular buffets for crab leg and seafood lovers. The Luxe Buffet offers a wide and flavorful selection of everything you love about fine seafood from fish to oysters to delicious cold snow crab and lobster tails. You’ll also find some great prime rib and Brazilian Be sure to visit their website and learn about all the recent developments!
“Wide variety of items. They had plenty of seafood and something for everyone. The food here is always delicious.” — Yelp Review
3832 Wilshire Blvd Fl 2 Ste 202 | Koreatown, Wilshire Center/ m-grill.com
Large groups and private parties will find what they’re looking for at M Grill. Specializing in all your favorite meat dishes, this restaurant serves up great picanha, garlic chicken, ribeye steak, and lamb chops. You can also dine on smoked sausage and costelao, showing there really is no shortage when it comes to variety here. Naturally, M. Grill doesn’t expect you to just feast on meat, which is why their salad bar has such an amazing selection of sauces, side dishes, and cheese choices. For authentic Brazilian cuisine, you’ll enjoy your dinner at M. Grill.
“Just their salad bar alone was a full meal, so many salad, sauce, and cheese choices.” — Yelp Review
944 N. Western Ave. | East Hollywood/ choengwun.com
Love Korean BBQ? Then head on down to Choeng Wun Korean BBQ Buffet Restaurant, the first all you can eat Korean BBQ restaurant in Los Angeles. Serving people since 1985, Choeng Wun regularly delights diners with its prime boneless short rib, beef brisket, pork belly, and chicken bulgogi. Seafood lovers can try their baby octopus and squid while saving room for some of their famous side dishes, such as the stir-fried glass noodles, seasoned radish, soybean paste stew, and seaweed soup.
After over 30 years in the business, Choeng Wun Korean BBQ Buffet Restaurant knows what Korean Barbeque lovers want to eat. Come sample their wide variety of traditional soups, meats, sides, and drinks today!
“If you want buffet style, this is the only Korean BBQ offering this style in Korean town (as far as I know) where you actually get up from your seat and get the meats you want from about 12-15 varieties.” — Yelp Review
24506 Lyons Ave. | Santa Clarita/ genghiskhanbbq.com
You can enjoy your meal indoors or on the patio at Genghis Khan Mongolian BBQ, which has been serving diners since the 1970s. A family-owned establishment, this restaurant lets you pick all your meats, spice, sauces, and vegetables so you can watch your custom-made dish cooked to order. All the ingredients here are fresh and flavorful, and the servers go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your meal and overall experience.
Both vegetarian and meat and vegetable dishes are available here, with the beef, shrimp, and chicken options proving the most popular. Be sure to visit their website to learn their latest policies.
“Every single person working at this place was Great!! All were pleasant and went out of their way to make it a great experience!! Highly recommend!” — Yelp Review
6333 W. 3rd St. Ste 618 | Fairfax/ pampas-grill.com
If you love Brazilian cuisine served buffet style, then be sure to visit Pampas Grill. This incredibly popular restaurant serves traditional Brazilian BBQ that lets you taste the flavor of Brazilian churrasco. You’ll “pay by the pound” here, letting you control your food portions — although with all the amazing options, you may just want to sample everything.
Barbeque meats include savory top sirloin steak, spicy chicken thighs, pork loin, and garlic beef. Chicken and sausage and beef and lamb are also available. Want to include a nice salad? Pampas offers everything from potato salad to a traditional salad of greens to eggplant salad. Sides include garlic linguine, fried plantains, mashed potatoes, and black bean stew (on weekends). And if you’re able to fit in some dessert, be sure to try the Pudim de Leite (flam), passion fruit mousse, or always popular chocolate mousse.
“A LA institution, if you are looking for fresh grilled proteins with Brazilian flair, look no further.” — Yelp Review
4366 Fountain Ave. | East Hollywood/ indiasrestaurant.net
Indian cuisine is known for its rich variety, and India’s Restaurant takes pride in offering you multiple delicious dishes with 100% Halal Meat. The meals here are both nutritious and beautiful to look at, particularly the Chicken Tikka, Tandoori Chicken, and Lamb Vindaloo. You can also choose from vegan and vegetarian options — and if you really want to go all out, don’t miss the lunch buffet where you can truly sample so much of this eatery’s amazing cuisine.
Owned by India-born Gurmeet M., India’s Restaurant is the third in a line of Indian restaurants that started in 1989. With such a long history, it’s guaranteed that this place knows what its customers like.
“Great food and the servers were attentive. Bubbly was wonderful and gave us free dessert 😊” — Yelp Review
11746 S St. | Artesia/ moobbqoc.com
If you have an appetite for premium all you can eat Korean BBQ, come to Moo BBQ. The buffet here includes a big selection of glass noodles, salads, rice, and sushi — and that’s before you get to some of the main courses like their short ribs, pork belly, beef brisket, and beef tongue.
Diners can enjoy their meals both indoors and outdoor in a patio setting where an attentive staff will take care of all of your needs. With so many meat and side options, it’s a sure bet that you’ll be returning to sample all of this restaurant’s offerings… since you just won’t be able to finish everything in your first visit.
“SERVICE WAS OUTSTANDING. I’m so full and it only cost $30!” — Yelp Review
2223 W. Commonwealth Ave. | Alhambra/ goldhibachibuffet.com
You’ll enjoy the super seafood buffet here at Gold Hibachi Buffet which includes classic favorites like the crab legs, crawfish, and mantis shrimp. Diners also like the frog legs and Mongolian BBQ, as well as the coconut shrimp and chicken tenders. There’s also a selection of sushi and sashimi to choose from. With 150 fresh items every day, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.
Why is this place called Gold Hibachi? Because you can choose your own ingredients, take them to the HIBACHI section and have them cooked for you, free of charge. Enjoy a freshly cooked meal made your way at Gold Hibachi Buffet.
“This place is absolutely amazing! Everything was good especially the sushi which was a pleasant surprise.” — Yelp Review