Boston’s Best Buffets

April 19, 2011 3:52 PM

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(Photo credit: MICHAEL KAPPELER/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit: MICHAEL KAPPELER/AFP/Getty Images)

Have you ever looked at a menu and found yourself torn between two items? You start weighing which you’d rather eat, you compare the prices of each meal, and finally, you make your decision.

(If price doesn’t matter, check out: Boston’s Best Fancy French Restaurants)

Fortunately, according to the Wikipedia entry about buffets, “the concept of eating a buffet arose in mid 17th century France…” And now, rather than having to decide on one meal, you can have it all. Here are Boston’s best buffets.

india Bostons Best Buffets

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Harvest Of India

1001 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Buffet Price: $7.95
Available daily 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Harvest Of India is unlike most buffets around Boston, offering a wide variety of authentic Indian food for a very reasonable price. Their most popular buffet dishes include the Saag Paneer, the Chicken Tikka Masala, and the Plain Naan.

Hot Pot Buffet

70 Beach St
Boston, MA 02111

Buffet Price: $21.95
Available Daily 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Hot Pot Buffet’s all you can eat option is good for two hours. There are a good number of options like beef, lamb, soup, noodles, veggies and seafood to choose from. Unlike traditional buffet-style, here you don’t have to worry about getting up and helping yourself, the servers bring the food around to you.

oliveiri Bostons Best Buffets

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Oliveira’s Restaurant

749 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149
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Buffet Price: $14.99 For Lunch, $18.99 For Dinner
Available Daily 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Oliveria’s Restaurant features a Brazilian barbeque buffet. They offer a delicious variety of barbequed meats with rice, salads and other sides to choose from. Servers bring out the fire roasted meats (as much as you can possibly eat) on cooking skewers and carve them right at your table.

table Bostons Best Buffets

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Henrietta’s Table

1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA
617-661-5005
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Buffet Price: $45
Available Sunday 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Henrietta’s only rolls out the buffet one day a week. But when they do, they do it right. The Sunday brunch buffet, which uses a whole mess of fresh and local ingredients, includes, but is not limited to, a made-to-order omelet station, smoked fish, grilled vegetables, bacon, sausage, ham, vegetarian pasta, unlimited coffee, tea and juice, and a variety of desserts.

blue room Bostons Best Buffets

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The Blue Room

1 Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-494-9034
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Buffet Price: $27 /$13 for Kids Under 13
Available Sunday: Seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The Blue Room buffet is another Sunday brunch exclusive. They combine a whole mess of local ingredients into delicious traditional brunch foods as well as some fancier brunch items like confit duck hash, whole roasted lamb leg.

Know any other great buffets in Boston? Let us know about it in the comments section below.
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