The 6 Best Buffets in New Mexico!

Variety is the very spice of life and buffets provide the perfect experience to capture that sentiment. There are so many choices on a menu that it’s hard to decide what to try. A buffet gives you the option to take a taste of every single dish. Each of these excellent buffets in New Mexico are all you can eat, so dig in!

Namaste Cuisine of India and Nepal Restaurant, Rio Rancho, NM

If you’re looking for a truly authentic meal, head to this delightful restaurant that serves Indian and Nepalese comfort food at its daily lunch buffet. The colors and flavors of these Asian countries come to life in the Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka masala, spinach pakora, biryanis and the lamb curry. There’s a delicious assortment of breads, rice dishes, lamb, goat and seafood specialties and sweet desserts. The buffet fare changes daily. Open seven days a week.

Rocket National Buffet, Alamogordo, NM

This unassuming restaurant may not look like much from the outside, but step inside and the aromas of your favorite Chinese food make up for that. Additionally, the buffet is visually beautiful, showcasing fresh vegetables, lovely steamed dumplings, mouthwatering chicken, pork, beef and shrimp dishes, plus sushi and Mongolian barbecue. Whether you go for lunch or dinner, the buffet is always available. Prices vary.

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Asian Buffet, Raton, NM

Fresh and plentiful describe this all-you-can-eat buffet. Whether you eat-in or take-out, you’ll likely have enough food for days. Eat-in and you can go back until you’ve had your fill of pork lo mein or General Tso’s chicken or tofu with cashew nuts or any of the other dozens of options. Also on hand are a variety of sushi rolls. Save room for some self-serve ice cream or lichee fruit for desert. Open every day but Sunday.

India House, Santa Fe, NM

If you’ve had your fill of green chile, a meal at this lunch buffet takes you to another culture. The buffet is well priced and offers a good selection of Indian food from traditional breads like naan, to various curry dishes, as well as tandoori chicken and different types of seafood and meats in distinctive sauces like spicy vindaloo or a creamy nut sauce. Save room for some sweet rice pudding, too.

Hong Kong Super Buffet, Portales, NM

A meal here is a treat for the senses … beautiful food, amazing aromas, sizzling and spicy flavors. Both the lunch and dinner buffets are well-priced at under $10. You can fill you plate with as much food as you like, and then go back and do it again, and again. Popular items include fried chicken with peanut butter, sushi, kimchi, broccoli beef, pickled vegetables and a selection of Korean, Japanese and American fare. Also on hand, Blue Bunny self-scoop ice cream, fried doughnuts and cookies. Open every day.

Bombay Grill and Buffet, Gallup, NM

Right off Interstate 40, connected to a gas station is this slice of India. The food is authentic and the menu reflects the traditional names of the dishes. samose, tandoori murgh and tandoor rotiyan, Indian breads from tanoor represent just a few of the choices at this Sikh establishment. Of course, there’s chai and naan, two popular favorites in the Indian culture. 

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