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All You Can Eat Buffets in Tampa Bay


There is nothing quite like an all you can eat buffet. You pay your flat rate, you are given a plate and then its open season on everything in the place. I've personally been known to eat very little during the day to maximize my dollars on nights I knew I'd be dining all you can eat style.

It's one of those gluttonous experiences that lets you try anything and everything you want, learn what you like and what you don't and of course eat until it hurts a little. The list of all you can eat buffets I've found in Tampa Bay is small right now, but that is intentional. I want to know what your favorite places are to pig out. Where's your favorite all you can eat buffet in Tampa Bay? Here's a list of some of my favorites so far...

1. CiCi's Pizza Buffet

With locations all over Tampa Bay, CiCi's Pizza Buffet is a restaurant chain offering all you can eat pizza, pasta, salads and desserts for under $6 a person. Drinks cost extra.

2. Fresh Harvest

Located inside Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, a taste of Vegas comes alive in this all you can eat buffet restaurant. More than five dining stations serve everything from seafood to pizza to flank steak. The newest addition to the menu is breakfast. In the mornings you can sample more than 50 menu items prepared and presented at four market stations.

3. Laughing Cat Bistro

Located at 1811 North 15th Street in Ybor City, The Laughing Cat Bistro serves a daily lunch buffet of new and progressive Italian Cuisine.

4. Lupton's Restaurant

Located at 5299 East Busch Boulevard in Temple Terrace, Lupton's Restaurant offers an all you can eat buffet for breakfast lunch and dinner. Breakfast runs from 7:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and consists of: bacon, eggs, sausage, home fries, sausage gravy, grits, pancakes, strawberry pancakes, french toast, biscuits, muffins, assorted danishes, hot maple syrup, spiced apples, strawberry syrup and seasonal fruits.

Lunch runs from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Early Bird Dinner goes from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day and dinner is served from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily as well. For lunch and dinner on the buffet line you will find BBQ beef, pork, ribs, chicken, fried chicken, baked beans, potato salad, crispy cole slaw, collard greens, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad bar and more.

Saturday and Sunday brunch is served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Brunch combines breakfast and lunch offerings with the addition of steak nuggets, cheese Sauce, tater tots and french toast sticks.

5. Where's Your Favorite Buffet?

This is obviously a very short list right now. I would love to add more to it. Where are your favorite buffets in Tampa? Contact me today and let me know where your favorite all you can eat buffets in Tampa are.
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