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4034 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010-3361
256-234-9833
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  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nasty don't eat here

I found a roach in my food and thay have them crawling on the wall's I told the lady all she could say was sorry u can eat free.I don't know about u but free r not I don't eat roaches!!!!

1 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

I found a roach in my food and thay have them crawling on the wall's I told the lady all she could say was sorry u can eat free.I don't know about u but free r not I don't eat roaches!!!!

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Alexander City, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is just okay and over priced for the quality. Everything on the buffet tastes the same and is not fresh. I live here in Alex City and avoid going here.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Large buffet with primarily Asian offerings. Quality not particularly high, so I assume the reasonable price for a lot of food is the reason some people frequent. At the time of my visit, the health department rating was not good (88) I would not eat here.

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Gray, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

Food was not fresh, chicken on a stick was almost petrified it was so old and dry. Fortune cookie was as hard as a hockey puck. Like to see where it was made, made in Atlanta Georgia. Lol Don't eat here, this place is terrible.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Coming home, had always seen this restraunt. Thought would stop & have chinese buffet. Staff was very friendly, welcoming me upon entering. Happened to be big football game day so they were slow. Very nice surprise to be able to watch game on tv. Originally seated @ 1 table, asked if i could move closer to tv. They were accomodating.... More 

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SYLACAUGA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

China Buffet has good food that they keep fresh. Great prices and includes a few other items besides chinese (pizza, fish, salad, etc.). Over the last few years since we have been going the cleanliness score has been dropping a little bit. I believe last time we were in there it was a 94. But this is about the only... More 

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Alexander City, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

I have always received great service, but the quality of the food is a gamble. Sometimes the food is very fresh, sometimes the food has been on the buffet too long. I would not go out of my way to eat there. If you are passing by, maybe you will find the food fresh. Good luck!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

I stopped here on my way home Christmas night. After all, aren't you supposed to go out for Chinese on Christmas? In addition to that, it was pretty much the only place open other than Waffle House. The food selection was somewhat limited; the sign said more than 100 items, but they're obviously counting each item on the salad bar.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4034 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010-3361
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Alexander City
  • Phone Number: 256-234-9833

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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