When you just can’t figure out exactly what you’re hungry for, Connecticut’s buffets will help you out. Buffets are great for those who want to sample a little bit of everything. From authentic Indian options, to classic American breakfasts, to Brazilian fare served at your seat, here are the 10 best buffets in the state!
The Mint Leaf is an excellent Indian restaurant with countless noteworthy dishes on their menu. To sample a bit of everything, head to their lunch buffet from 11:45 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday through Sunday. Both Southern and Northern dishes are available in the buffet and all dishes have been finely tuned by Chef Pemba Bal.
Water’s Edge has weekly Sunday brunches that are rated as one of the best in the state because of the range of dishes available. And bonus, this Sunday brunch is a buffet, with crepe, omelet, and carving stations as well as a dessert bar. A shrimp cocktail ice sculpture is also one of the most talked about features of this weekly breakfast buffet.
Enjoy an all you can eat Sunday brunch at Evergreens, a beautiful fine dining restaurant at the Simsbury Inn. The menu varies depending on the week, but guests will find a selection of continental options, a salad bar, and numerous stations. Hot dishes might include Crepes Suzette, Belgian waffles, bacon and sausage, cheese blintz, and more.
Every Sunday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., enjoy a luxurious brunch buffet with a glass of champagne or mimosa. For $23.99 per person, hungry diners can select savory items from the omelet station, and breakfast and lunch spreads. Finish off with a sweet selection from the array of pastries and desserts to go with your coffee or tea.
Coromandel is a Connecticut and New York-based Indian restaurant group. Coromandel Darien offers a lunch buffet on weekdays and weekend brunch buffet for the reasonable price of $13.49 and $16.99, respectively. Specialties that you might find in the buffet include mast mast murg, chicken lollipops, and hariyali machi. There are also locations in Newtown, Orange, Southport, and Stamford. Check to see if your Coromandels location has a buffet before you visit!
ID Brazil takes a traditional Brazilian steakhouse and the concept of “rodizio,” unlimited food served to your table at a fixed price, to West Haven. This popular style of eating allows customers to dine on 12 different types of grilled meats without moving from their seat. There are also self-service salad and side stations at ID Brazil.
This massive, 800-seat buffet is located within the sparkling Mohegan Sun Casino. At the Seasons Buffet, you can enjoy barbecue, ribs, stir fry, and more. There is even a Coca-Cola Freestyle soda system. This buffet is open from breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
No matter the time of day, you can enjoy a large meal at Festival Buffet in Foxwoods. They serve a variety of dishes to satisfy every eater. You’ll find tasty Italian, Asian, and seafood dishes. Some menus even include steak and crab!
As the name suggests, Terra Brasilis is a Brazilian restaurant which serves high quality traditional food in a multi-lingual atmosphere—staff speak Portuguese, English, and Spanish. At the Bridgeport locations, hungry diners can enjoy a large buffet full of grilled meats, veggies, and more.
Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet offers guests a selection of Chinese and Japanese food in a large, typical American buffet setting. Prices are very reasonable for the all you can eat buffet, and it includes 350 dishes each day. In the buffet trays, diners will find premium food such as sushi, black pepper shrimp, ribeye steak, and more.