Food & Drink

10 baller buffets to enjoy and enjoy and... enjoy

Published On 04/04/2014 Published On 04/04/2014
Diya Restaurant
The Hay-Adams
Wikimedia Commons
Farmers Fishers Bakers
Cafe Recess
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1. Diya Restaurant 2070 Chain Bridge Rd, Vienna, VA 22182 (Tysons Corner)

This Tysons Corner hot-spot is not only a killer Indian resto, they're also a buffet with a myriad of options like naan, curries, and rice pudding.

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2. Mirage Café 5916 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22044 (Falls Church)

This Falls Church spot features Peruvian/Middle Eastern cuisine with Latin-fusion twists, such as kabobs, baklava, and ceviche.

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3. The Lafayette 800 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006 (Downtown)

Located in The Hay-Adams Hotel directly across the street from the White House, The Lafayette is class all the way, serving contemporary American cuisine in an upscale and sophisticated atmosphere.

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4. HeeBeen Restaurant 6231 Little River Tpke, Alexandria, VA 22312 (Alexandria)

This Korean BBQ is an all-you-can-eat extravaganza, which features all your Korean faves plus sashimi and sushi as well.

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5. Filomena Ristorante 1063 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, 20007 (Georgetown)

An Italian resto that's tough to rival in the Georgetown area, Filomena doles out a wide array of pastas, salads, meat, poultry, and seafood.

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6. San Miguel Cafe 5900-B Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041 (Falls Church)

It may be in a run of the mill strip mall, but San Miguel Cafe features one of the best Latin lunch buffets you'll ever have, with made-to-order fajitas and other tasty options.

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7. Farmers Fishers Bakers 3000 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007 (Georgetown)

Yes, you guessed it, there are farmers, fishers, and bakers involved in this Georgetown restaurant to bring you fresh seafood, sushi, steak, and baked goods (like beignets with raspberry coulis, hot fudge sauce, and bourbon caramel sauce). A true farm-to-table set up, Farmers Fishers Bakers has a partnership with the North Dakota Farmers Union to provide a seasonal menu of regional farm-sourced comfort food.

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8. Sichuan Express 1825 I St NW, Washington, 20006 (K Street)

Only come here if you're seeking authentic Chinese food in heaping portions. We're talking seared meats, pork buns, noodles, and more by the boat-load.

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9. Cafe Recess 209 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington, 20003 (Capitol Hill)

This Cap Hill eatery tackles a number of different cuisines, from Spanish to American to Korean and Chinese. And the surprising part isn't that they offer so many different kinds of food, it's that they do them all pretty damn well.

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10. Georgia Brown's 950 15th St NW, Washington, 20005 (Downtown)

They do Southern fare right at GB's, which such fine foods such as ham, shrimp, grits, bacon, home fries, and more, which are all available in their delectable buffet.