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Buffet Palace

4601 Westgate Blvd., Austin, TX 78745
(512) 892-1800
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Ranked #907 of 3,154 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'm finally writing a review after coming here about 10 times over the past 2 years. My wife and I absolutely love this place! They have several options for meat eaters like myself and veggie lovers like my wife. Always great service too. Give them a try. You won't be disappointed :)

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is the best of all oriental buffets we have ever been to. The Buffet Palace has a wide variety of oriental and some traditional American as well. Many of the hot dishes and salads have a definite Korean flavor of fish sauce and sesame oil. We were there during lunch and was well pleased with the first class freshness... More 

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Meridianville, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

First, let me say that we visited the killeen restaurant. Pros: friendly, bright, clean, buffet. Cons: food was cold. 1/2 the food I tasted was gross. I literally only liked the salmon and peach cobbler. Even the rice and sesame chicken were gross. Personally, I wouldn't waste my time and money.

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Houston, TX USA
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105 reviews 105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I've done a good bit of travels. I do like a good buffett for the speed, variety, hit it and get it and go! We happened on this one quite by accident-were passing by, got hungry, and popped in. Glad we did. Now several visits later, we still enjoy. Not your typical Asian buffett. It has a variety of dishes.... More 

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304 reviews 304 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We went to dinner had a great meal the desserts were just ok but I do not care about the desserts I loved the beef short ribs pork rib tips but esp the beef short ribs ate a bunch and liked very much the imitation crab salad just wished they had crackers we all enjoyed this restaurant

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Austin, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

When this place first opened, it was the shizzzzzzzzz. It aint no more. Don't misunderstand me. This place is good, but you need to know when to come and realize that it is average at best. Get there just as lunch or dinner is starting up so the food is fresh and hot. Good selection of soups, salads, sushi rolls,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is more of a korean and sushi buffet than a typical chinese buffet. I am not a big fan of both sushi and korean. If you like any of these i would encourage you to visit the place. The place was fairly clean and whatever they have tasted good.

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Austin, Texas
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71 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Yes I said it... it is a buffet ... of Japanese / Korean / Chinese cuisine . they make sushi rolls, and some maki, but mainly the sushi is tuna / salmon and white tail... sometime eel, but mainly the run of the mill sushi and rolls. you have a choice of rice, soups, and main courses.... it is adequate...... More 

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Austin, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

You can see that at one point someone cared and had a vision for this location. Now it is just sort of sad, dirty, and run down. As for the food, I am the type of person that likes to get a bite of each thing and try it. In the end I found three things that I actually like... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

First time at this location and enjoyed every plate we got. Nice, clean, and dedicated waiter. We will definitely return.

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Additional Information about Buffet Palace

Address: 4601 Westgate Blvd., Austin, TX 78745
Phone Number: (512) 892-1800
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

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