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2219 Danville Road S.W., Decatur, AL 35601
256-350-7688
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Golden Phoenix.

First chinese place we found after moving here. This is one even the kids agree on. There are a lot of choices at the buffet. the food is always hot and good. The restaurant is nice and clean and the people are very nice. Well worth a visit if you like a Chinese buffet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
ChrisGM578
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Decatur
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Decatur, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The salad bar stuff looked like it had been there for two days.... lettuce was brown, stuff was congealed looking...... I dodged that. I hit the boiled shrimp hard, they were dumping it on the ice when I got there, so I knew it was fresh. The other offerings, the same old, same old, Chinese recipe stuff was all lukewarm... More 

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Decatur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

First chinese place we found after moving here. This is one even the kids agree on. There are a lot of choices at the buffet. the food is always hot and good. The restaurant is nice and clean and the people are very nice. Well worth a visit if you like a Chinese buffet.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Go here often and plan to be there New Years Eve with all the family. sort of a tradition . They have much to offer and although not real outgoing people they serve you well. It is clean.

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Port Saint John, Florida, United States
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

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

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

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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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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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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Birmingham, Alabama
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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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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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