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5469 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA 92019-1823
+1 619-445-6002
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San Diego
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Was there with a friend and his free birthday buffet, I paid for my share. No line when we went to eat, walked right up to the cashier. They were friendly and efficient as always. Taken to our table, Angela was our waiter. I like the way Sycuan removed the many four person tables, which often only had one or... More 

Thank LocalGuySDCA
San Diego, California
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384 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This a major improve over the old buffet. I am also glad they moved it from the smoking section to the not smoking section of the casino. Over all it is pretty good. Compared to the other casino buffets in San Diego, it is about par for most of them. It is decently priced with plenty of space. They have... More 

Thank Joe T
Payson, Az
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Best buffet at a casino I have been to! Food was varied and delicious but the service was what stood out for me. From a friendly cashier, nice hostess to the nice young woman who brought our drinks. Not the usual disconnected attitude, but genuinely.... nice

Thank Jeriz
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Had the buffet the food was good the service SUCKED! Somehow we got our drinks, but after that, its like a black hole, no one came to ask us if we wanted any more drinks, or if the food was good. Finally I asked someone who was our waiter, no one claimed us. We won't be coming back. And after... More 

Thank Tina C
El Cajon
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

The upgraded buffet at Sycuan is well worth the money you pay. The food quality is excellent and fresh, the buffet offers a vast variety of various foods representing different countries The service and hospitality of the restaurant is excellent very welcoming. I advise to go early because after 5:00 the line does is very busy.

1 Thank Erlinda M
Indio, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The food selection was awesome and the staff was friendly and very efficient even for a buffet. The best part was the dessert section ... loved the cheesecake.

1 Thank Amanda H
El Cajon, California
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104 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2013

The food is ok nothing to write home to Mom about The price isnt worth the drive from town for, Id eat at Hometown before wandering out of my way again. We did have one great expereince however. The hostess/busser Brittney was Super very nice and friendly got us drink refills right away one of the nicest persons we ran... More 

Thank Mike M
Garland, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Everything was so good. I am not a steak eater,but once i tasted them.wow!! Great price if you have a players card.

Thank linwhite
Alpine, California
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2013

lets start out by saying one....its a buffet....two its not vegas..three...it in a casino. With that out of the way I can say that its very clean, the food was hot and fresh with all the usual suspects. Its not as big as some of the indian casino buffets, we liked it. Depending on when you go they have oyster... More 

Thank tim s
El Cajon, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2013

the service was great and the food was well prepared, and it was relaxing to just sit in their and not be bothered by other people walking by

Thank bigred59

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mexican, Chinese, American
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  • Address: 5469 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA 92019-1823
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-445-6002
Paipa's Buffet is in the Sycuan Casino.

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