A Closer look at Rio Iconic Carnival World Buffet’s New Menu

Carnival Buffet @ Rio Hotel , Las Vegas

Experience the world – all without stepping a foot out of Las Vegas. At Rio’s Carnival World & Seafood Buffet, you’ll discover and enjoy flavors from across the globe – 300 selections to be exact. Seafood lovers – you just entered heaven. With the endless portions, you’re sure to have a swimmingly good time.

Opened in 1990, the Rio established itself as a great resort (mostly by the word of mouth generated by its fabulous Carnival World Buffet. The Rio now hosts the great Penn & Teller, and Tony and Tina’s Wedding show and Vegas’ only floor show that takes place on the ceiling. The Rio offers luxurious accomodations and copious amounts of gaming fun.
Rio is also the home of the World Series of Poker so check the dates of the tournament and avoid the Rio during that time it if at all possible – it’s pure insanity.


From pizza to BBQ, sushi, and fresh fishs, the Carnival World & Seafood Buffet has live-action cooking right in front of you, delivering freshness and top quality. For dessert, enjoy atleast 84 varieties of homemade wonders like cakes and pastries, and 9 gelato flavors, all made from scratch on site at Carnival World & Seafood Buffet.Plus the gelato station has everything from fruity to chocolaty, as well as sorbets for a dairy-free option.

You can pile your plate high with snow crab legs, shrimp, fresh shucked oysters, sushi and more. 

With more than 300 selections to choose from, we predict you’ll walk out with a looser belt.

Other Highlights and tips Include:

  • Stations are separated by cuisine, making food navigation easy
  • Deliciously addicting gelato flavors
  • Expansive selection of food genres for every taste
  • More than 300 dishes prepared fresh daily
  • Be sure to take advantage of the unlimited house wine or draft beer package for just $13 more
  • For a $20 upgrade, get access to over 70 fresh seafood items
  • Endless oysters, crab legs and shrimp
  • Freshly imported catch from around the world
  • Extra stations with traditional buffet dishes
  • Flavorful dishes creatively incorporate various fish
  • Hard-to-find seafood offerings