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Shooting Star Buffet

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777 SE Casino Rd, Mahnomen, MN 56557-5014
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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we still eat ther on occasion, breakfast is great, the evening meals are kind of iffy, not really the quality of the food, but the theme, try to check out before hand what they are having, to make up your mind, I personally am tired of the seafood buffets, But some people like them

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Thank dlfinn
Canada
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here Feb 18, 2017. Come to the Star about 3 times per year with a group of friends for an adult get away. Went to the Surf and Turf Saturday night. Was very busy and understaffed. Had to wait for a table for awhile. Got seated. When went to the buffet had not dishes so took a smaller one... More 

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Thank nhlguy
Portland, North Dakota
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Saturday Surf & Turf was a bargain with coupon discount. Even without the discount would have been good value as the quality was great, not overcooked as sometimes is the case at other buffet places. Everything on salad bar vas very fresh, also awesome selections of desert. The Wild Rice soup is a must have. The Prime-Rib was cooked... More 

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Thank 836svenm
Blackduck, Minnesota
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Both nights I satyed there were chicken of e=several types as the main meat item. Its is good but really was hoping to eat something else the second night! especially for $15.00.

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Thank Cindy S
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My husband got food poisoning. Three other guests got sick. Utensils weren't clean. Had chunks of dried stuff on them. The wait staff literally looked like they hated their life. It was a terrible weekend. The food was awful.

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Thank Kiki W
america
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

not impressed at all. We ate there for surf and turf. Just average. Nothing special at all. next time I will go to Tim Horton's.

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Thank CHRISZAmerica
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181 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I'm not a big seafood fan but hubby wanted to eat here. Nice variety of foods. We ate close to closing time.

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Thank J H
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Lots of the food items were empty and the others tasted very bland. Service was horrible. The buffet was messy and unorganized. I will not return!

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Thank Kal S
Winnipeg Beach, Canada
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A small buffet but had a great assortment to choose from. The price was very reasonable. The breakfast buffet featured french toast, pancakes, individually made omelets and the scrambled eggs contained the ingredients to make your own denver sandwich.

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Thank maureen B
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Dinner and a show... I can handle limited customer service at a buffet. The people who take your money were almost mean and offered no hospitality, ok... You may be half way through your meal when the server takes your beverage order. The hours of operation of the buffet on the week days is over at 8:45pm... Hard to make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 SE Casino Rd, Mahnomen, MN 56557-5014
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mahnomen

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?