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Paipa's Buffet

5469 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA 92019-1823
+1 619-445-6002
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Italian, Chinese, American
$$ - $$$
5469 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA 92019-1823
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

What a great offering of seafood. Sushi, shrimp and fish prepared a variety of ways, mussels and plenty of crab. I was pleasantly surprised to find the snow crab (no king crab) quite tasty and worth the effort. Very friendly and attentive wait staff too....More

Thank VictoriaP92563
Reviewed 6 December 2017

You can always find something good at the buffet. Seafood, steaks, Burgers, salads. Good discount for players. Ice cream fountain!

Thank Stephen w
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you are looking for a review of the Sycuan buffet, it may be hard to find under this name! However, we ate here for the first time and found it impressive. We eat at a lot of casino buffets. This is not the largest...More

Thank gardog
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...More

Thank LocalGuySDCA
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...More

Thank Joe T
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.......More

Thank Jeriz
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...More

Thank Tina C
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...More

1  Thank Erlinda M
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
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...More

Thank Mike M
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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
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