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Golden Nugget Lake Charles

The Buffet

A Full House Feast

Golden Nugget’s world-class buffet takes you on a culinary tour through the Gulf Coast and beyond. Indulge in Cajun and Creole classics, delight yourself with Delta-inspired delicacies, and feast upon the Gulf’s freshest seafood. And for those with a taste for more international fare, The Buffet also features Asian, Mexican, and Italian cuisine, plus a full salad bar and fresh homemade soups. Finally, end your journey with a trip to the dessert station, featuring a decadent array of sweet temptations prepared by our own pastry chef, including pies, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, donuts, hand-dipped ice cream, and tasty sugar-free treats. Whatever your tastes, The Buffet ensures your stay at Golden Nugget is as filling as it is thrilling!


The Buffet Thanksgiving Dinner Special

11:00AM – CLOSE

Special Includes:

Oven Roasted Turkey, Deep Fried Frenched Turkey, Whole Carved Toms & Hen Turkeys, Traditional Dressing, Oyster Dressing, Crawfish Cornbread Dressing, Honey Glazed Ham, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Smoked Brisket, Butter Pecan Carrots, Candied Sweet Potatoes, a Variety of Fresh Shrimp, Steamed Mussels, as well as traditional offerings.

Full Selection of Desserts to Include:

Sweet Potato Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, and more.

Breakfast at The Buffet

Over 32 selections to fit all taste profiles!

Fresh Selection of fruit, Oatmeal, Grits, Cheese Grits, Country Fried Steaks, Biscuits, Pepper Gravy, Sausage Gravy, Bacon, Sausage Patties and Links, Grilled Ham Steaks, Fried Pork Chops, Grilled Smoked Sausages, Yogurt Stations with Dried fruits, Scrambled Eggs, Hash Browns, Fried Chicken, Eggs Benedict, Fried Eggs, Breakfast Burritos, Fried Potatoes, Sausage Queso, Tortilla Chips, Pancakes, French Toast, Waffles, Eggs and Omelets Made to Order, Assorted Breakfast Pastries.

Carving Selections: Ham, Boudin, Smoked Sausage, Smoked Green Onion Sausage.

Weekly Dinner Specials

      • TUESDAY: BBQ Madness

Dry & Sauced Pork Ribs, Sausage, BBQ Pork Chops, Brisket, KC Pork Shanks, BBQ Ham Steaks, BBQ Rib Tips, & More

      • WEDNESDAY: Taste of Louisiana

Cochon de Lait, Country Fried Pork Chops, Fried Alligator Nuggets, Grilled Oysters, Fried Frog Legs, Boudin, Crawfish Cornbread Dressing, Creole Okra, & More

      • THURSDAY: Fisherman's Catch & Prime Rib

Cod Vera Cruz, Slow Roasted Choice Prime Rib, Creole Tilapia, Seafood Stuffed Flounder, Whole Headless Catfish, Roasted Salmon, Red Fish, Blackened Catfish, Trout Almandine, Whole Tilapia w/ Sweet Chili, Catfish Etouffee, & More

      • FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Prime Rib, Steak & Seafood

Slow Roasted Choice Prime Rib, Ribeye Steak, Slow Smoked Brisket, Steamed Clams & Mussels, Abita BBQ Head-On Shrimp, Whole Headless Catfish, Beer Battered Cod, Crawfish Cornbread Dressing, & More

      • SUNDAY: Asian & Cajun

Crispy Dynamite Shrimp, Whole Headless Catfish, Steamed Mussels w/ Garlic White Sauce, Boiled Peel & Eat Shrimp, Whole Fried Redfish w/ Jalapeno Soy Sauce, Shrimp Fried Rice, Mongolian Beef, Seafood Lo Mein, Orange Chicken, Pork Egg Rolls, Crab Rangoon, Com Thit Nuong, Whole Fried Tilapia, & More

$3.50 Bottled Beer Specials Daily!

*Please note that dinner specials are not valid on dates when The Buffet is closed.
*Menu items subject to change without notice.

The Buffet Asian Menu Sundays

Sunday Asian Menu

      • NOON – 9:00PM | $36.99

Egg Drop Soup, Udon Noodle Soup, Crispy Dynamite Shrimp, Fried Whole Catfish Headless, Steamed Mussels w/ Garlic White Sauce, Sesame Red Bean Balls, Steamed Broccolini w/ Light Brown Sauce, Pho with Lime, Bean Sprouts, Basil and Cilantro, Seaweed Salad, Shrimp Fried Rice, Mongolian Beef, Seafood Lo Mein, Orange Chicken, Pork Egg Rolls, Crab Rangoon, Tofu with Oyster Sauce, Fried Shrimp, Xiu Mai, Fortune Cookies, Whole Fried Tilapia, Whole Fried Redfish w/ Jalapeno Soy Sauce, Com Thit Nuong, Boiled Peel and Eat Shrimp


Regular Hours

Adults - Age 11 and up | Children - Age 4 to 10 | Free - Age 3 and under


          • Monday - Thursday | CLOSED
          • Friday | 8:00am - 10:30am
          • Saturday - Sunday | 8:00am - 11:30am
          • Adults $13.99 | Children $11.99


            • Monday | CLOSED
          • Tuesday - Friday | 11:00am - 3:00pm
          • Adults $16.99 | Children $12.99


            • Monday | CLOSED
          • Tuesday - Thursday | 4:00pm - 9:00pm
          • Adults $34.99 | Children $16.99
            • Friday | 4:00pm - 10:00pm
              Saturday | 12:00pm - 10:00pm
              Sunday | 12:00pm - 9:00pm
              Adults $36.99 | Children $16.99

*Price subject to change without notice.