Atlantis Buffet Toucan Charlie
3800 S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89502
Best Buffet in Reno.
Why did we dine here? – Atlantis Buffet Toucan Charlie’s is one of the leading casino buffets in Reno. The place was remodeled about 2 years ago and upgraded. We were in town for a conference, so we decided to see how good this buffet was.
In Nearby Lake Tahoe, check out the Forest Buffet at Harrahs Lake Tahoe
Sunday through Thursday Dinner costs $25.99. Friday adds seafood $36.99, Saturday Steak & Seafood $36.99. Saturday and Sunday have a Champagne Brunch.
Discounts for rewards card users.
Cuisine – Buffet
Location – Reno, Nevada
Verdict – Atlantis Buffet was better than we expected. With a mid week dinner price of $25.99, the large selection of food was a great value. While this is a great buffet in Reno and similar to Tahoe’s Harrah’s Forest Buffet, when compared to the top buffets in California – Aveo at Dana Point or in the world – Ritz Carlton Singapore, this spot pales in comparison.
Atlantis Buffet Food:
Reasonable but not large selection of Salads. Three custom made salads: Caesar, Spinach, and Strawberries & Pecan. Goma Wakame, Tomato Caprese salad, Ahi Poke, Ham and Swiss Salad, Tuna Pasta Salad, Ambrosia Salad, Carrot and Orange Salad. Small shrimp, poke mini bowls, Smoked Scottish salmon/trout, and a Tomato Caprese Salad. Clam Chowder, Chicken Noodle soup.
Good selection of cheese, fruit, and crackers.
Several Chinese Dishes including red bean buns and egg rolls.
A couple Indian dishes.
Several Mexican delicacies including tamales, tacos, mole, chili verde, fajitas, Mexican Cord, Beef Birria, pork carnitas, Cheese Enchillades, Charro Beans, House Made Corn Bread and more.
Made to order Mongolian BBQ with 7 different sauces
Made to order Vietnamese Pho with egg or rice noodles – Cool but Average at best.
Two weak pizzas
Create your own pasta
Cooked food included Seafood pasta, bland cooked clams and mussels, very good fried chicken, Hushpuppies, mini pork shank, mash potatoes, Indian Pulao Rice, Lamb Curry, Baked Barramundi Fish, and more. Mexican items: Chicken Tamale, Pork Chili Verde, Albondigas, Basa Fish, Chicken Mole.
Main entrees: Very good prime rib, Chicken sausage, Brisket, Turkey, and Ham. Fresh Vegetables, House Smoked pork ribs, Pork Osso Bucco, Roast Corn on the cob, Mandarin Orange Chicken, dismal red bean buns, and seafood shu mai.
Nice variety of desserts including brownies, vanilla and chocolate soft serve, many different gelatos, pies, cotton candy, cake pops, bread pudding, cookies, rice pudding, coconut tarts, Raspberry macaroon bars, and sugar free items like Jell-O.
Service was better than expected with the servers coming by often.
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