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Buffet Palace

4601 Westgate Blvd., Austin, TX 78745
(512) 892-1800
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Ranked #1,226 of 3,120 restaurants in Austin
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
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English first
Meridianville, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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nashville
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260 reviews 260 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Stillwater
2 reviews
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

second time at Buffet Palace dispite horrible revies on goole. The only thing i would suggest is to have more squid dishes... The squid salad was good, first time trying it, but since moving to Austing ive been looking for a squid dish with veggies and a brown sauce. Do not recall the name but it was my favorite at... More

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This buffet is the only buffet I ever frequent. Mostly because I have no self control when someone hangs the feed bag! With that said enter Buffet Palace. Built in the former Westgate Theatre the place is pretty darn spacious and they need that because there is a LOT of linear feet in this conga line of a buffet. As... More

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