The 10 Best Buffets in Rhode Island!

Can’t decide what you’re craving? A buffet is the answer. With everything from decadent breakfast spreads, to Asian fusion, to delicious seafood selections, Rhode Island top-notch buffets are guaranteed to satisfy. Fill up your plate at these 10 great buffets in the state!  

1. India Restaurant, Providence, RI

So buffets are excellent and all, but what about dinner and a show? Well, at India Restaurant, there are enough Bollywood films playing and belly dancers to make you feel like you’ve stepped into another world! This excellent place heralds a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and a Diner’s Choice Award, while offering a full bar and authentic Indian dishes, like tandoori, curries, and kabobs. 

2. The Nordic Lodge, Charlestown, RI

So, let’s be clear. There are buffets, and then there are seafood buffets. Get unlimited amounts of succulent lobster, delicate crab, shrimp, scallops, oysters, and more. Seriously, we are talking Alaskan king crab, scallops wrapped in bacon, baked stuffed shrimp, scallop & shrimp scampi, and baked cod. Plus, don’t miss New England clam chowder, lobster bisque, lobster mac & cheese, and more.

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3. Hong Kong Buffet, Cranston, RI

With an extensive menu featuring Chinese food usual suspects, sushi, mac and cheese, and more, you will also enjoy open seating and a full bar. Don’t miss the prime rib and roasted meats served on the weekend. Boasting high-quality food, impeccable service, and immaculate facilities, Hong Kong Buffet also includes a salad bar and weekend and holiday hours.

4. Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet, East Providence, RI

As with many buffets, this all-you-can-eat spot offers sushi and Chinese & American treats. But unlike the usual buffet, it is also a hibachi grill, and when the chefs start flinging scallops and water chestnut at your face, you know you are in for a good time. Plus, don’t miss the cocktail lounge and the dessert buffet.

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5. Bristol Buffet, Bristol, RI

In addition to a beautiful buffet, featuring General Tos’s chicken, sushi, calamari, and shrimp, get prime rib on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday starting at 4:30 pm. Eat in or take away. Plus, check out the Sunday Brunch, the gluten-free options, and the kid’s menu. With over 100 buffet items made fresh daily, you can also get a great mixed drink from the fully stocked bar.

6. Yumi Garden Buffet, Middletown, RI

With over 250 items offered daily, this Chinese-American spot offers, sushi, hibachi item, seafood, and more. We are talking about 40 different kinds of sushi, sashimi and rolls, over 100 hot entrees, and salads, desserts, steak, oysters, clams, and much more. Weekends include all-you-can-eat crab legs, prime rib, and breakfast items, so bring your family and bring your appetite. 

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7. Empire Buffet, Woonsocket, RI

At Empire, you can get all of the Chinese-American classics, like General Tso's chicken or fired this or that, but the real scoop is that it has loads of seafood options, authentic Chinese noodle dishes, and six islands of freshly prepared buffet-style dishes for only $7.50 per person. Plus, by all accounts, the place is clean and professional, and the service is top notch.

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8. Cathay Garden, East Greenwich, RI

Using only the finest ingredients, this is a small but gorgeous buffet. Offering specialized, authentic Chinese dishes, you can order off the menu or help yourself to the buffet. Find choice meats and seafood, tasty rice, and vegetables that are market fresh on a daily basis. With a full bar, you can eat in, or order take away. Find the usual suspects of General Tso’s chicken, wonton soup, hot & sour soup, egg rolls, and more.

9. Bombay Club, Providence, RI

Specializing in Northern Indian dishes, Bombay Club has been serving fresh, authentic Indian food since 2000. Get garlic naan with mint, pakora, chaat, kabab, curry, vindaloo, tandoori, paneer, naan, biryani, tikka masala, shrimp mirch masala, and more. You will feel like you took a trip to Punjab as the atmosphere is warm and cozy, and there are special clay oven dishes for you to enjoy.

10. Lancellotta's Banquet Restaurant, North Providence, RI

A banquet-style restaurant (a little more formal with less self-serving), Lancellotta’s offers soups, roast chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes, calamari, salad, soup, seafood, pasta, and more. Get family-style dinners in their two banquet dining halls, in the old-world style. This style of service is excellent for family reunions, weddings, or large get-togethers, and, at Lancellotta’s, they believe food should be fresh, simply prepared, and plentiful. 

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