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Buffet Palace

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4601 Westgate Blvd., Austin, TX 78745
(512) 892-1800
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent food

This place serves a mix of Japanese, Korean and Chinese food. The selection was decent. There were more Japanese sushi and Korean style food than Chinese food. All seem to be the typical Americanized Asian food… decent taste and good value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
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Michigan
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Ontario, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This place has a large selection of all your favorite Chinese foods. Not only is the selection nice but the taste is really good for a Chinese buffet place. The variety of sushi is the largest I have seen at any buffet place and also taste really good. I have been here several times and I have never been disappointed.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We tried the Buffet Palace for lunch and found it to be pretty good. They had an wonderful selection of Sushi and other foods. Had tofu and many soups and noodle selections. It certainly is not your average Chinese Buffet. And at just $8.99 for lunch, it cannot be beat!

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place serves a mix of Japanese, Korean and Chinese food. The selection was decent. There were more Japanese sushi and Korean style food than Chinese food. All seem to be the typical Americanized Asian food… decent taste and good value.

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Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a big big big buffet in S Austin Texas. Went here for a treat lunch for my team. They recommended it. The soups are hot and some of the food is too. Potstickers, green beans and tempura veggies were actually cold, not even room temlerature.

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 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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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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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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nashville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 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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50 restaurant reviews
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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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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 20
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Korean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4601 Westgate Blvd., Austin, TX 78745
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 892-1800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Korean
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?