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City Buffet

4034 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010-3361
256-234-9833
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Alexander City, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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202 reviews 202 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
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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