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Photos by Sami Roy Photography

June 11, 2011 (El Cajon) – Paipa’s Buffet restaurant has reopened in a new location within the Syucan Casino. The restaurant, which is entirely smoke-free, has been renovated with a new kitchen, seating for 320 people, more specialty food stations and new design elements.


Executive Chef Paul Schwab is complementing visual upgrades by incorporated new menu items including brick oven pizza, a fresh pasta station, grilled steaks, freshly made tortillas,and an expansive new dessert bar.

The remodeled buffet is the first of several stages in a major casino remodel. Next up, GameDay Sports Bar & Grill, a new sports bar featuring casual fare such as pizza and hardwood-smoked barbecue specialties, is slated to open August 31.

Other renovations include upgrades to the poker and off-track betting rooms, bingo pavilion, gift shop and a dramatic 15-foot lighting feature in the atrium with LED lighting spilling down to create the illusion of water—the first feature of its kind in San Diego.

For more information about Paipa's Buffet and Sycuan Casino, visit

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