What’s better than enjoying a quality meal in Miami? Enjoying a seemingly endless and varied meal in the 305. I’m talking about buffets — those all-you-can-eat extravaganzas that are often hit or miss.
But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered here. I’ve hand-picked the best spots in the Magic City for stuffing your face, using these criteria: quality cuisine plus a clean and comfortable environment.
Most of the spots to make the list are your standard everyday buffets, but I also included a few select brunch buffets as well because, well, who doesn’t like unlimited waffles?
3. Toro Toro
When you’re hankering for gourmet eats but don’t want to end up overpaying for tiny portions, head over to Toro Toro. Chef Richard Sandoval has created a phenomenal, upscale dining experience here that features a $25 weekday lunch buffet and a Sunday bottomless brunch for the weekend.
Its On The Run Exec Lunch buffet features signature dishes like ceviche del dia, avocado salad, and a rotating chef’s selection. If you’re on a budget, opt for just the cold apps and salad bar for $17. Sunday brunch is $45, but includes fancier additions like a rodizio grill.
Pro tip: Try the roasted lamb on Thursdays.
6. Cava Tablao Restaurant
Miami’s got a few choice Spanish restaurants, but as far as we know, only one Spanish buffet. And Cava Tablao has some real deals when it comes to all-you-can-eat.
Weekday lunches are just $12.95, highlighting an array of tasty meat and cheese tapas, soups, seafood, salads, and more. But go on Thursday evenings and you can add a flamenco show to your buffet experience, plus an open bar for a slightly higher price. Sunday’s buffet special also includes a show, but you’ll have to buy drinks separately. Either way, Cava’s buffets are a steal.
9. 94th Aero Squadron
Located near the Miami International Airport, the 94th Aero Squadron’s various buffets have fed hungry local for decades. Included in the $16.95 weekday lunch buffet is a soup and salad bar, carving station, pastas, seafood, desserts, and more.
You’ll probably hear most folks rave about the Sunday Champagne Brunch, though, which is a steal at $33 per person, considering it includes a variety of hot dishes, a breakfast bar, a coffee and cappuccino station, and of course, unlimited mimosas (or straight up champagne if you don’t feel like messing around).