The Cheapest (And Best) Buffets On The Las Vegas Strip

Looking for something to eat, but don’t want to break the bank? Spent a little too much gambling and want to get back on budget? Here are some good eats on and nearby the Las Vegas Strip that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. These grand feasts will cover all of the bases, from Italian to American to Asian to Mediterranean and everything in between, all for a price that won’t make you break out in a sweat.

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Circus Buffet at Circus Circus – 2880 S Las Vegas Blvd. 89109

By far the cheapest buffet on the Strip, this restaurant offers traditional favorites from brunch to dinner. Staples that can be found at this buffet are brunch classics such as French Toast, biscuits and gravy, boiled eggs, sausage, potatoes and a made-to-order omelet station that serves until brunch ends at 2 p.m. For dinner, expect pasta dishes, Asian mainstays such as fried rice and edamame, seafood like baked fish and clam, pizza, tacos and burritos from the Mexican section, and classic comfort foods such as hamburgers, corn on the cob and baked chicken. For those with a sweet tooth, there is also a dessert section.

The Circus Buffet is open Friday through Sunday only, with brunch being from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Brunch is $25.99 and dinner is $27.99. Questions? Call their number at (702) 734-0410.

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The Buffet at Excalibur – 3850 S Las Vegas Blvd. 89109

Coming it at second cheapest on the Strip is The Buffet at the Excalibur. Located at an immediate right from the Castle Walk Food Court, this buffet’s selling point is its made-to-order crepes and omelet station where you can customize your own sweet or savory dining experience right in front of you. This buffet also offers staples such as crab legs, roast beef, eggs benedict, crawfish and prime rib.

This smorgasbord is open every day except for Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m and only offers brunch. Their weekday brunch is priced at $26.99 and weekend brunch is $29.99. Brought the kids with you? They can come along for weekday brunch for $14.99 and during weekends for $15.99. Questions? They can be contacted through their phone number at (702) 597-7476 and through their email at

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The Buffet at Luxor – 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S 89119

Located in the lower level of the iconic pyramid-shaped hotel, this buffet is an all-encompassing casual dining experience that satisfies. No reservations are required and children under 4 eat free. The best part? All you can drink mimosas or Bloody Mary, for an hour and a half. Brunch also comes with made-to-order omelets and egg benedicts and there is also a carving station available for slow roasted beef steamship, roasted turkey and slow roasted ham.

The Buffet at the Luxor is open every day except for Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekday brunch is priced at $26.99 while weekend brunch is $29.99. On Mondays, they have varying hours, so make sure to check the website to see if they’re open. Questions? They can be reached through their phone number at (702) 262-4000.

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MGM Grand Buffet – 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. 89109

Found in the resort past the Jabbawockeez Theater, this buffet has an enormous array of cuisine that can can soothe any food craving imaginable. They’ve got classics like crab legs, prime rib, friend chicken, smoked salmon, hot snow crab, french toast and eggs benedict. Finish your brunch off with a tasty tiramisu!

The MGM Grand Buffet is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week. Monday through Thursday is priced at $27.99 and Friday-Sundays are priced at $36.99. Children five and under eat for free. Questions? Call them through their phone number 702-891-6373.

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Garden Court (Downtown) – 200 N Main St. 89101

Located on Main Street, which is about a 10 minute drive from the Strip, you can find this elegant Victorian-style buffet in Main Street Casino. This downtown smorgasbord includes things not seen yet on this list, such as Oxtail Stew, Portuguese sausage and Kalua pork.

Garden Court is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 2p.m. for brunch and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. for dinner on Fridays and Saturdays only. Brunch is priced at $20.99 and dinner $28.99. Questions or want to make a reservation? Call them at (800) 465-0711.

Makino Sushi & Seafood Buffet – 3965 S Decatur Blvd. 89103

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This Japanese-style buffet is great for anyone craving sushi, fried seafood, and everything in between. Whether you’re craving crab legs, a hot bowl of ramen or garlic shrimp, Makino has you covered. Only a seven minute drive from the strip, this buffet is worth checking out if you want Japanese sushi but don’t want the Las Vegas Strip prices.

Makino is open from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on weekdays and until 3 p.m. on weekends for lunch. For dinner, they are open from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 7 days a week. Their lunch is priced at $25.99 on the weekdays and around $30 for dinner while their lunches and dinners are priced at around $30 on the weekends. Questions? They can be reached through their phone number at (702) 889-4477.

Kusina Ni Lorraine – 3507 S Maryland Pkwy 89169

Looking for cheap and savory food near the Strip ? Try this Filipino buffet. A mere 10 minute drive, this buffet is the cheapest out of the entire list with a whopping $13.99 each. Enjoy classic Filipino dishes such as pancit, kare kare, dinaguan, adobo and bistek. Want a sweet treat to go with your meal? Try the quintessential Filipino dessert, Halo-halo, a sweet drink that includes crushed ice, condensed milk, and various ingredients like ube jam, sweet beans, boiled taro, flan, and slices of fruits.

Kusina Ni Lorraine (Lorraine’s Kitchen) is open 7 days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and until 7 p.m. on Sundays. Questions? They can be reached through their phone number at (702) 369-2613.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cheap Buffets on the Strip

Do the cheap buffets on the Strip have vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free options?

Yes, most of the places listed have dietary options and alternatives, in addition to all-around healthier food choices. To make sure, call the number listed.

Can you make reservations?

Absolutely Make sure to call ahead of time to check with the individual buffet you are interested in.

Do these places serve alcohol?

Yes. The Buffet at Luxor offers bottomless Bloody Marys or mimosas. Make sure to call ahead to see the terms and restrictions for each individual eatery.

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