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City Light Buffet

450 Topsail Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 2C3, Canada
709 747 8377
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  • English first
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English first
St. John's, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Been here few times and find the food above par for a buffet. Service is prompt & friendly, selection for lunch buffet is nice. Really enjoy the dim sum & salt& pepper squid (enjoy seafood ). Prices are reasonable for lunch seating is ample as it was a Ponderosa many years ago. Nice treat once in a while. :)

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St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

friendly, clean and quick service. Wider selection of food in the evening buffet than in the afternoon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Always very busy, with lots of fresh food coming out regularly, and excellent service. Frequent customer!

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St. John's, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This is my 11year old son's favourite restaurant. He loves the speed of service. This is unusual in St.John"s:-)He loves the noodles and usually has three plates. A friend who are from the menu said the food was really good. I try to make healthy choices and this restaurant has at least two dishes with lots of veggies on the... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

At some restaurants, you dine; at others, you just eat. City Lights is clearly in this latter category. Everything is average - the food, the service, the atmosphere. Although, there is a wide selection of food on the buffet, there is a certain sameness that prevails. Nothing bad, but nothing really good or outstanding. You get what you pay for.... More 

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Harbour Breton
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99 reviews 99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Ordered the Dinner for 4. We were in a fix for a quick meal and called for take out at this place. Hesitant but being in a hurry we decided to try this place since it was close by. the was not bad at all- we were pleasantly surprised - would eat there again.

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St. John's, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Decided to try the Chinese Buffett out here for the first time. Buffett was not stocked fast enough- there were always empty food trays. food not always fresh and didn't find the selection that great. Would not return here again.

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St. John's, newfoundland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Favourite buffet in town, great value! The items are refreshed often and are replace before getting unpleasant! Can't stress enough how good the price is!

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St. John's
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Have eaten here on several occasions and the food is always very good and the staff friendly. The Dim Sum and Coconut Chicken are my favorites and there is always plenty of food being re-stocked. I highly recommend.

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St. John's, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Have eaten at City Lights on a few occasions. There is plenty of variety. Food is always hot. The display is always full. Staff are friendly and courteous. I like the idea that you don't have to wait around and when done just go to the counter to pay. Great place when you are in for a quick meal with... More 

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Additional Information about City Light Buffet

Address: 450 Topsail Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 2C3, Canada
Phone Number: 709 747 8377
Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Asian

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