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China Star Restaurant

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3601 South 1st St., Abilene, TX 79605
325-677-2000
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Takeout

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good and quick

Lunch hour is here. I'd like something healthy, good, and even though not as fast as fast food- fast enough for me to make my 1:30 pm appointment and have 15 minutes to look over my presentation. Dinner is here and the movie we want to see is in an hour and 10 minutes away. We'll be well fed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Don F
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Abilene, Texas
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Abilene, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch hour is here. I'd like something healthy, good, and even though not as fast as fast food- fast enough for me to make my 1:30 pm appointment and have 15 minutes to look over my presentation. Dinner is here and the movie we want to see is in an hour and 10 minutes away. We'll be well fed and... More 

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Thank Don F
Tuscola, Texas, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For over20 years , This is one of my favorite places to dine in Abilene. I'm not much on buffets but this one is by far the best. Never disappoints!!

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Thank JustinGaryCase
Abilene, Texas
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be the #1 Chinese Buffett, Asian Cuisine as well as overall Buffett in Abilene, TX. My how things have changed. Their price for lunch is now almost $9.00. Dinner? Pushing $15. Over the past year or so - since they have real competition and have lost customers - instead of trying to up their game they have... More 

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Thank J D
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to find this Oasis of a Chinese Buffet in Abilene. The food was very fresh. There was a large variety of chicken, pork, beef, seafood and noodle dishes. One of the best Chinese buffets that I had the joy of eating at. The Hot and Sour Soup was superb and one of the best I've ever... More 

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Thank Becky D
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

its good but sometimes it is hit and miss how the staff is friendly i think it is still good but i thinkm it could go the other direction anytime

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Thank Deb5778
San Antonio, Texas
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have heard mixed reviews about China Star, but as of right now (I've eaten there twice) I have had good experiences both times. Highly recommended!

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Thank outoftown17
Abilene, Texas
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Seriously I bet they go through 50lbs a day! It's a buffet. Oh say more? Ok well it's all you can eat? It's relatively cheap? Ya get what ya pay for.

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Thank Ash A
Abilene, Texas
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Love love love it! Best hot and sour, best rice noodles, never dissatisfied , great service, super friendly, hot & delish

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Thank David B
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have been to China Star multiple times. Lunch and Supper both. Dined in and taken out. Always consistently good, way above average for Chinese buffet. If you want a fancy (read - expensive with ambiance), this isn't the place for you. However, if you want some of the best Chinese buffet I have had in 50 years of eating... More 

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Thank nada_happening
Clyde, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I am from the Abilene area and it's a phenomena that people think this is the best Chinese food ever. This was the first Chinese food buffet in Abilene and was opened when Chinese food buffet style was a fairly new thought in this area because there were no other Chinese food buffet until Texas China buffet opened in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3601 South 1st St., Abilene, TX 79605
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: 325-677-2000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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