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12 Oliver St, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1L7, Canada
(250) 392-6225
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Going Downhill

I understand this place has new owners. We have tried it twice since and I must say I will not be back. We dined on a weekend night around 6pm, I would say the place was about 1/3 full, the buffet was very skimpy, most items we were scraping the bottom of the pan, Sat and waited about 20 min... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Williams Lake, Canada
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Williams Lake, Canada
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I understand this place has new owners. We have tried it twice since and I must say I will not be back. We dined on a weekend night around 6pm, I would say the place was about 1/3 full, the buffet was very skimpy, most items we were scraping the bottom of the pan, Sat and waited about 20 min... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went for dinner to Ming's after trying to decide between this place and Ken's. Ming's won out due to people claiming no MSG was added. It was quiet when we first entered and the food was a little cold on the buffet. There was a lot to choose from and the flavours were actually good. About 30 minutes later... More 

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Williams Lake
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Not a big fan of Western-style Chinese food but do occasionally order, for take-out, one of their fried rice dishes. Huge portions that are inexpensive make for two days of lunches. Recently changed ownership and the new owners / staff seem to be just as friendly as Peter and Jenny who sold to them. Bernd Williams Lake, BC

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Big Lake, British Columbia Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My mom & I were in the mood for some Chinese food so we went to Ming's as I had not been there for a long time. We both had the buffet so unable to comment on the menu. The buffet had reg. chinese food - fried rice, sweet & sour pork, noodle dishes. A lot of fried, deep fried... More 

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bandung
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Another Canadian Chinese restaurant that always has burger in their menu. Good value. Big portion! Around $10-12/meal feeds 2-3 persons. The food is surprisingly really good. They have buffet for $15.

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Williams Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wonderful place to eat and take home the next day's lunch, I could never eat a whole meal! We are sad to see Jenni move to Vancouver but she is taking a much deserved rest and off on a new adventure! Good luck and Thank you for your great service and wonderful friendly smile. This was a regular spot for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Wanted something different after being in the hotel for a bit so picked up some chinese to take back to may room. Gotta say it was fantastic and hot! If you like Chinese food this would definitely be my first choice to recommend you to go to.

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Ivins, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were toast, mings delivered to our hotel, simple meal of steamed rice and Sweet and Sour pork was nice. Still $20 CAD, but worth it. Delivery was prompt and the food arrived HOT. Nothing special in the quality of the food, but the service made it a win.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The Chinese Buffet is available in every town in Canada. The spread always looks the same: fried noodles or rice, Won Ton soup, stir fries, onion rings, salad & jello. The price varies a little from one town to the next. But Ming's has Jenny and that makes it special.

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Penticton, BC
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34 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We ordered take out last night and chose Ming's on a recommendation wow what a miss. Avoid this place it is awful. You can't taste the food through the really bad oil. I could not eat my meal it was a real disappointment . We had the chicken chow mien ,soggy orange noodles, beef and broccoli , mushy broccoli and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 12 Oliver St, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Cariboo  >  Williams Lake
  • Phone Number: (250) 392-6225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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