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English first
Port Saint John, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Love this place we eat here every time we come up. The staff is very friendly and they just about anything you could want to eat.

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Athens, Alabama
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130 reviews 130 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lots of delicious food on buffet. Wide selection and plenty always out. Many years ago they had Mingolian Grill. Wow! Was awesome. Still good. Almost great.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

My family and I use to go once a week on Sundays. It WAS really good. We started going less often when our favorite waiter was no longer working there. We started to notice a change in the taste of the food also. I'm not sure if they changed cooks or not but it's not good. The last time we... More

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Livingston, Alabama
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110 reviews 110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

While in town for a NCAA Division II softball tournament, I brought the entire team for dinner at the Golden Phoenix. Since my last visit they have upgraded the sushi bar and added additional desserts for those who enjoy something sweet after your meal. I sampled the buffet, sushi, and desserts and I have nothing but good things to say... More

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Top Contributor
361 reviews 361 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

As a resident of Decatur I've seen this restaurant make a slow decline in the past few years. At one time it was the best in town or basically the only sit down Chinese in town. They've just not kept up with the competition at all. The buffet is small when compared to others. The service is consistently terrible. I've... More

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North Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We went there as a family and the food was cold on the buffet. Everyone working there was sitting down at a table near us, talking. No one wanted to wait on you. We told them the food was cold and they argued about it. They are horrible with customers and serve chemical food that is chocked full of msg... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

There wasn't a lot there, but good enough selection. They put more effort into quality unlike most buffets. The staff was friendly and on the ball and the priced was very reasonable for a lunch buffet.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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184 reviews 184 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

good for a quick lunch, wide selection of dihes,salads,soups and desserts

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North Alabama
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

My biggest problem with the Golden Phoenix is that I eat too much. There is a wide variety on the buffet. Go at lunch (even on Sunday) for lower price with almost all of the items they have for supper.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

For starters I am not a big buffet fan, however this one was very clean. The food was fresh & very tasty. There was a wide selection from healthy grilled items as well as fried items. There was also sushi on the bar. The staff was friendly. All in all, I would visit here again if in the area.

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Additional Information about Golden Phoenix

Address: 2219 Danville Road S.W., Decatur, AL 35601
Phone Number: 256-350-7688
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
Cuisine: Chinese

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