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106 East Holland Avenue, Alpine, TX
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Chinese buffet

Pretty much like other Chinese buffets. The food was good but the building could use some fixing up and a good scrubbing in all the visible areas

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Pretty much like other Chinese buffets. The food was good but the building could use some fixing up and a good scrubbing in all the visible areas

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised the first time we ate there because for a small town restaurant off the beaten path they have very good food. The wait staff are very accommodating and friendly.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

You don't expect much when you show up late at the only restaurant in town that's still open, and we didn't expect much at Panda-by-the-tracks in Alpine. A Chinese buffet -- how long has that food been out there? Not long, in the case of this nice restaurant. The selection was very large, in part because the locals know they're... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

great choices and the flavores were good. the food was hot and the owner fixed me a plate special that was not in the bufet

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Dinner in a hurry while on the way somewhere. Great food, typical Chinese buffet. Good food at very reasonable prices. For the beer drinkers, no beer is sold at this establishment.

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San Antonio, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It is a typical buffet where the hot food is only warm and the cold food is warm as well. The food was mediocre at best and some of it was not good at all. I have a real problem when the peel and eat shrimp is room temperature and mushy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This place isn't anything super special. I mean it's a Chinese buffet but what I will say is it is clean, fresh, and tasty. It's one of the better Chinese buffets I've been to in a while. It's smaller but the selections aren't all fried and they are all really god and fresh. There is a guy making fresh sushi... More 

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Marfa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

i like asian food. this is 1 of 2 i know of. this in downtown and open by lunch and maybe brunch. its been a year and sometimes been changed hands but no known complaints. i recomend for any one passin thru who want asian cuisine besides local texan or mexican fare. The place west of town is equal but... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The restaurant looked quaint on the outside. Inside it was grimy (especially the bathrooms) and was unusually hot, in a bad way - a dirty, fetid, swampy heat. Food was edible, and selection was scarce. The fried rice was bad. Avoid this place.

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Laredo, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Been to a bunch of chinnese restaurants all over this country this one by far has been the worse one I have ever ate at. Soup was awful, the fried rice had a really bad taste, ect ect

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 East Holland Avenue, Alpine, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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