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Old 03-02-2024, 08:38 AM
 
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Most buffets are not "worth it" unless you are a impressive eater.

I find that many buffets, the food is mostly mediocre. And the more "expensive" items are doled out slowly.

Though I think every foodie should try out a good buffet once in their lives... go in hungry and go at it.

I do agree with most posters - seafood is super expensive now, so technically 100 - 150 bucks isn't too expensive.

As long as they don't overcook the seafood and are not stingy with the more "expensive" fare, then it's probably worth a visit if you love seafood.

I'm not a "huge volume" eater, so buffets are not my style. I rather goto a medium - high end restaurant and order one well made dish and pay $50 - $75. Quality vs quantity I will go with the former.
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Old 03-02-2024, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Encino, CA
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You have $150.00 dinners at Restaurants and still have to Tip .
Only if there is a server who handles bringing you your drinks. A lot of buffets have staff that handle taking your empty plates away and handle the drink orders. These are the only ones you tip and it doesnt have to be the standard 20%-30% tip.
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Old 03-02-2024, 03:28 PM
 
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I saw a seafood buffet youtube recently reviewing a $100 (brunch) and $150 (dinner) seafood lobster buffet in Universal City hotel. Sounds pretty outrageous. It's a miracle anyone can afford to eat out in Southern California restaurants - really a good idea to cook at home most of the time even if you can afford such high prices.
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I will have to check it out some day - in the meantime we are traveling overseas and I am inquiring about good lobster/seafood buffets - it's not in Los Angeles but 12 time zones away. -)
I'd be interested to know what kind of results you get from your enquiries about good lobster/seafood buffets while you're traveling overseas. Seafood buffets are about to become a thing of the past whether people can afford it or not. So I'd be interested to know what kinds of seafoods other countries are currently serving while they still can.

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