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Chuck-A-Rama Buffet

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$$ - $$$
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7901 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709-1632
+1 208-327-4800
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Boise, Idaho
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183 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Today's visit was probably our tenth to Chuck A Rama. Kim was taking excellent care of our area. Here is the run down: Service: This is a self serve buffet. However, you are normally warmly welcomed and well taken care of. There is a country roadhouse kind of atmosphere at Chuck a Rama. Food: Oh soooooo much like homemade. The... More 

Thank Michael C
Boise, Idaho
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely clean with everything & food presentation clean. The food was outstanding and a great variety for all tastes . .. Excellent service and friendly Waiter. Excellent value and quality of food.

Thank rainwhitequail56
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wife and I stopped by before taking in a movie next door. We were there on a Saturday night and it was very busy. Typical "country home" decor. We weren't expecting the quality of food to be very good. We were pleasantly surprised. The salad bar was well stocked and everything was fresh. They had a couple a soups to... More 

Thank Rich B
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There is a wide variety of food to appease almost anyone's tastes. The food was fresh and tasty. The restaurant was clean and had a very friendly staff. ----- wish there was one of these near us.

Thank gerielou
Boise, Idaho, United States
Level Contributor
65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I don't like buffets, but Chuck-A-Rama is an exception. The food isn't fancy, but it's high quality, and everything is tasty and well prepared. Steam tables are kept diligently clean, salads and desserts are refreshed regularly, and entrees are always clean and tempting looking. They have a few of my favorite dishes, and it's a tremendous bargain.

Thank Kitty F
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here when visiting and have to say the buffet was pretty good! Having eaten at other places like this in Albuquerque, I have to say the selection and freshness at Chuck a Rama was better than those others. The meat selection was plentiful, the sides numerous & tasty, lots of fresh veggies on the salad bar, & tons of... More 

Thank ericSK88
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1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Been eating there for years, they never disappoint. Great selection and always clean . The most and the best for your money bar none.

Thank lostjohn
Ogden, Utah
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I think the quality and environment of chuck o rama make a difference. I like the fried chicken, mash potatoes and stuffing combination plus the salad bar has a good selection of toppings. The restaurant is well lite and seating is comfortable. Every Christmas I enjoy celebrating another year by eating out at Chuck o Rama. It is a favorite

1 Thank davepamn
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great selection, and well presented. Clean service area, attractive setups. Service is good. Food is good and plenty of it. Not cheap, but you get what you pay for. Better than other buffets in the area. Clean and well maintained dining area.

Thank bobc012001
Twin Falls
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The selection of food is extensive at this buffet! Turkey, Roast Beef, Chinese, Fish, Mexican, Italian...you name it, they probably will have it! Has always been good no matter what they are serving. Large selection of desserts & drinks too! The Salad Bar is the largest I have ever seen! If you are hungry & want to eat NOW, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7901 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709-1632
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-327-4800

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