Detroit March 01, 2019
Your Stomach Will Love You For Trying These 8 Epic Buffets Around Detroit
If you’re hungry, there’s nothing better than visiting a well-stocked buffet. After all, who can say no to an all-you-can-eat lineup of mouthwatering cuisine? While the Metro Detroit area has its fair share of standard sit-down restaurants, it also houses plenty of incredible buffets that will take your taste buds on an awesome adventure. Prepare for a delicious experience.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Assembly Line Buffet (2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit)
Situated within Motor City Casino, this extensive buffet is the perfect spot to indulge your deepest cravings. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty cut of meat, a fresh salad, a heaping plate of pasta, or a few sugary-sweet desserts, you’ll find something here to satisfy your taste buds. When you’re through, head to the casino floor to try your hand at the slots!
2. The Earthen Jar (311 S 5th Ave., Ann Arbor)
This one-of-a-kind Indian eatery in Ann Arbor offers a truly unique dining experience: visitors peruse a buffet-style area and they serve themselves. Portions are then weighed to determine the price. That’s right: you’ll enjoy delicious eats by the pound when you venture to the Earthen Jar, which features some of the tastiest vegan and vegetarian options imaginable.
3. Palette Dining Studio (1777 3rd Ave., Detroit)
We’d be remiss to mention the buffet at Motor City Casino without including its equally delicious competitor at MGM Grand. After a long day of poker or slots, nothing beats the experience of digging into your favorite fare. Palette Dining Studio offers an impressive selection of eats, with dishes ranging from Asian fusion cuisine to pizza. What’s not to love?
4. Mongolian Buffet (4235 Twelve Mile Rd., Warren)
Dine among beautifully decorated surroundings when you opt for a meal at this well-maintained buffet, which truly offers something for everyone. If you’re in the mood for all-you-can-eat sushi and seafood, you’ve certainly come to the right place: Mongolian Buffet supplies both of these options in seemingly endless quantities. By the time you’re through here, you’ll be happily full.
5. Bistro 555 (1200 St. Antoine, Detroit)
This charming spot sits within Greektown Hotel and Casino. While the eatery offers plenty of standard American fare for order, it also prides itself on serving an incredible breakfast buffet. When you’re ready to start your morning off right, head to Bistro 555 for an impressive selection of pastries, breakfast meats, eggs, fresh salad, and so much more. It doesn’t get much better than this.
6. Dave’s Pizza Buffet (50670 Waterside Dr., Chesterfield)
Regardless of your age, there’s something undeniably intriguing about the idea of building your own pizza. After all, it’s tough to beat the fun of combining toppings in a perfect arrangement before digging into your personal masterpiece. You can do just that and more when you venture to Dave’s Pizza Buffet, which also features a game room that will excite kids and adults alike.
7. Star Of India (180 W Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale)
When lunchtime cravings strike, make your way to this small, neatly maintained restaurant in Ferndale. With a tasty array of Indian and Pakistani dishes to select from, the lunch buffet here is tough to beat - and the flavors will take your taste buds on an incredible journey. Be forewarned, though: you might never want to find a different lunch option once you taste the cuisine here!
8. Texas de Brazil (1000 Woodward Ave. Ste. 1B07A, Detroit)
Yes, Texas de Brazil is a nationwide chain restaurant, but it’s simply too unique and fun to omit from our list of Detroit-area buffets. The concept here actually operates more like a "reverse buffet," with all-you-can-eat meat selections being carved directly at each table. You’ll also find a fantastically fresh salad bar to supplement your entree. If you’ve never tried Brazilian food, you’re in for an insanely delicious treat when you venture to Texas de Brazil.
Are there any other buffets in or around Detroit that we should be aware of? Feel free to drop your suggestions in the comment section below – and enjoy your all-you-can-eat meals!