Copper Chimney, New York City
Price: Lunch buffet, $8.95 per person weekdays; $9.95 on weekends.
Save Room for: Jardaloo ma gosht, a spiced lamb stew with apricots and crispy potatoes
The Veranda, Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
Price: $62 per person (drinks not included).
Save Room for: The Swedish meatballs with lingonberries—there’s a reason it’s the national dish.
Al Hadheerah, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, Dubai
Price: $68 per person.
Save Room for: The traditional foga, leg of lamb sautéed with basmati rice, onions, chiles, and a local masala.
The Lady and Sons, Savannah, Georgia
Price: Lunch, $13.99 per person; dinner $17.99.
Save Room for: Fried chicken—this version’s coated with the house special seasonings.
The Rice Table, Singapore
Price: Lunch, $12 per person; dinner, $20.
Save Room for: Sambal udon, spicy prawns in a coconut sauce.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica
Price: $49.95 per person, Friday nights.
Save Room for: After a slice of the suckling pig, it’s worth a stop at the grill station for the catch of the day cooked to order.
Price: $40 per person.
Save Room for: Hokkaido’s famous Yubari muskmelon—sold separately, one would cost you $160.
Café Fleuri, Langham Hotel, Boston
Price: $38 per person.
Save Room for: The pumpkin chocolate mousse cake—a dense flourless chocolate cake topped with three types of mousse (white, Verona milk, pumpkin) and dark chocolate shavings.
Porcão, Rio de Janeiro
Price: $39 per person.
Save Room for: Bacon-wrapped filet mignon and pork sausages and, for the adventurous, chicken hearts, a local delicacy.
The Bellagio, Las Vegas
Price: Weekdays: breakfast, $14.95 per person; lunch, $19.95; dinner, $27.95. Weekends: brunch, $23.95; dinner, $35.95.
Save Room for: The king crab legs, with a side of drawn butter, a brandy cocktail sauce, or a squeeze of fresh lemon.