Where to find 12 of the best buffets in San Antonio

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San Antonio has a major appetite, hence the growing number of restaurants and buzzy food hot spots. It’s also why we love a good buffet. Thankfully, you can find several respectable buffets that serve up delicious foods in mass quantities and cuisines ranging from Indian and Puerto Rican to Filipino and Mediterranean.

Keep reading for 12 excellent buffets in San Antonio that serve international cuisine.

Tandoor Palace

North Indian favorites and tandoori dishes are available for multiple servings at Tandoor Palace. There are both vegetarian and meat entrees such as butter chicken and chicken tikka kabab are part of the buffet lineup.

Find it: 8783 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78240; 210-592-1211

Sushi is just part of the appeal at King’s Buffet.

King Buffet

King Buffet

Watch the red lights going down Bandera Road so you can take in your fill of Asian foods, Mongolian grill items, and sushi at King Buffet. The sizable eatery has plenty to offer, so bring your appetite.

Find it: 6200 Bandera Road, Leon Valley, TX 78238; 210-647-8888

Chef Waldo Castro puts flavor to the max at his Evers Road outpost.

Chef Waldo Castro puts flavor to the max at his Evers Road outpost.

Yelp / Kathrine B.

El Ceviche De Waldito

This buffet may be tiny, but El Ceviche De Waldito has big flavors to offer with Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Peruvian dishes made for endless enjoyment. You’ll particularly want to try the Peruvian flavors at the daily buffet since it is the chef’s specialty.

Find it: 5526 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238; 210-214-7812

Dimassi's has two locations in San Antonio.

Dimassi’s has two locations in San Antonio.

Jess Elizarraras, MySA.com

Dimassi’s Mediterranean Buffet

The lively flavors of the Mediterranean will please your taste buds when you dine at Dimassi’s. The buffet includes falafel, a variety of hummus, chicken kabob, lamb shank, and of course pita bread. There’s also vegan and gluten-free options available.

Find it: 111 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78245; 210-251-2409 and 12858 Frontage Road, San Antonio, TX 78249; 210-251-2124

All you can eat sushi sounds great for dinner.

All you can eat sushi sounds great for dinner.

Yelp / Jr. U.

Umiya Sushi

San Antonio is lucky to have an all-you-can-eat sushi spot that’s so darn tasty. Enjoy your fill of sushi and your favorite Japanese appetizers and sides when you dine in at the trendy Umiya Sushi.

Find it: 11075 W I-10 Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78230; 210-455-0299

India Palace has a buffet for both lunch and dinner.

India Palace has a buffet for both lunch and dinner.

Yelp / Jando S.

India Palace

With a buffet at both lunch and dinner, you’ll be able to enjoy all the Indian favorites you’d like, including chicken curry, saag paneer, and vegetable samosas. Be warned, the naan will go quick here.

Find it: 8474 Fredericksburg Road, #100, San Antonio, TX 78229; 210-692-5262

Stack your plate with all the rice and noodles you'd like at Asian Star Buffet.

Stack your plate with all the rice and noodles you’d like at Asian Star Buffet.

Yelp / Jando S.

Asian Star Buffet

A mix of Chinese dishes, seafood, and sushi are stars of the menu at Asian Star Buffet. You can have the best of three worlds with favorites like snow crab legs (they’ll cost you extra, sorry) plus more than 20 kinds of sushi rolls and cuts.

Find it: 9919 Colonial Square, San Antonio, TX 78240; 210-561-7688

The special pasta bar at the Colonial Room's buffet is such a treat.

The special pasta bar at the Colonial Room’s buffet is such a treat.

Yelp / Rhonda A.

Colonial Room Restaurant

A rotating menu at the Colonial Room, a restaurant inside the Menger Hotel, brings an assortment of flavors to the history-filled area. The buffet serves classic American dinner plates with classic sides, though don’t be surprised if you see a waffle or pasta bar. The bread pudding is a must-try.

Find it: 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205; 210-225-6196

La Marginal is a local favorite for a reason.

La Marginal is a local favorite for a reason.

Yelp / Doretta W.

La Marginal

Puerto Rican fare is up for grabs in mass quantities when you dine at La Marginal. There’s a daily lunch buffet that lets you indulge in favorites like mofongo plates.

Find it: 2447 Nacogdoches Road, San Antonio, TX 78217; 210-804-2242

Lin's has lots to offer at its three locations in the San Antonio area.

Lin’s has lots to offer at its three locations in the San Antonio area.

Yelp / Tammie R.

Lin’s International Buffet

Experience worldly flavors, particularly those from Asia, when you partake in Lin’s. There’s all your favorite chicken, beef, and shrimp Chinese dishes and Japanese appetizers. Yum!

Find it: 7863 Interstate 35 Access Road, San Antonio, TX 78224; 210-758-5455 and 7915 W Loop 1604 N, San Antonio, TX 78254; 210-236-9491 and 15866 I-35, Selma, TX 78154; 830-767-0888

Korean barbecue is the name of the game at Chas Market.

Korean barbecue is the name of the game at Chas Market.

Yelp / Laurel P.

Chas Market & Kitchen

Though there’s a mix of Korean, Mexican, and American bites up for grabs at this Eastside staple, you’ll definitely want to take advantage of the all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue option at Chas Market. You’ll be served pork belly, three types of bulgogi, shrimp, baby octopus, and a short rib. Just be aware that you can’t take any leftovers home.

Find it: 1431 N Pine St., San Antonio, TX 78208; 210-227-1521

The lunch buffet at Susie’s Lumpia House on Culebra Road includes, clockwise from front, beef-shank soup, fried lumpia, leche flan, rice pudding, lechom kawali, fried scrod, pancit and pork adobo.

The lunch buffet at Susie’s Lumpia House on Culebra Road includes, clockwise from front, beef-shank soup, fried lumpia, leche flan, rice pudding, lechom kawali, fried scrod, pancit and pork adobo.

Mike Sutter /Staff

Susie’s Lumpia House

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