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

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Awful chinnese food yuk

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2014
Helo1991
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Laredo, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

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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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Lots of variety and good price for a filling and tasty dinner. Seemed to have a younger crowd there. Best crab Rangoon I have ever had. Also good kimchee.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The food here was ok, definitely nothing to write home about. I took my daughter to the bathroom and thought I was going to lose my food. Very nasty. Will not be going back to this facility!

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Additional Information about Panda Buffet

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

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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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