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Big Buddha Chinese Restaurant

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16572 W. Greenway Rd., #115, Surprise, AZ 16527
623-266-3328
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Top-Notch Chinese Cuisine

Terrific food served with a smile and a willingness to please. If you don't see what you want on the menu just ask and most of the time they'll accommodate you request. Great, fresh Egg Foo Young and really good fried rice dishes with lots of choices. Have never been disappointed ion any of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Joseph R
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Surprise, AZ
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Surprise, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Terrific food served with a smile and a willingness to please. If you don't see what you want on the menu just ask and most of the time they'll accommodate you request. Great, fresh Egg Foo Young and really good fried rice dishes with lots of choices. Have never been disappointed ion any of the occasions we eat there. Small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We've dined in and ordered take out. Both times we were blown away with the amount of food that comes with your order. Delicious food, good atmosphere, friendly staff, we loved Big Buddha!

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El Salvador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Found this place on TA. Was mexicaned out so headed over. Could not believe it! Staff was the friendliest and most on top of their game I have ever experienced in a Chinese restaurant. Great atmosphere and very clean. Food was the best Chinese I have ever had. It was all the typical dishes but bumped up 3 notches! The... More 

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Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

On vacation in Surprise. This restaurant is close to where we are staying. Very clean. Nice patio area with misters. Very friendly waitstaff. Husband and I split the Twice cooked pork combo and the dumplings. He had water and I had a beer. $23.72 with tip. Food was ok. Basic Chinese.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Nice, clean place with a good lunch crowd. Maybe I ordered the wrong thing. I asked the waiter what the best dish at lunchtime was and he said the Orange Peel chicken. The hot and sour soup came with the dish and it was alright but not interesting -- no tofu and something was missing. The chicken came with fried... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We have found Chinese food in AZ is nothing like the east coast. Big Budda is about the closest we have come. The "hot" items on their menu are fairly mild, and the soups are nothing to rave about, but the appetizers & entrees are tasty and well prepared.

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I saw the advertising for it however even through it close to home I never stopped by. Friend from work gave a recommendation to try. Was very happy I did. Got a lunch special which was very affordable and very good. The menu has the dish and describes it. Looking forward to going back. Affordable, friendly, and good old fashion... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Service is good, food is always excellent.nothing bad to say about this restaurant. Love the egg foo ying pork. Nice beer selection. Crab puffs are excellent.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

we found this place two years ago and were happy to see it so highly rated and still in business yesterday. The lunch specials are great and come with soup, fried wonton and an egg roll. My husbands orange chicken seems to be the most popular dish, it comes as a chicken breast battered, fried and sliced on the diagonal... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

With all the positive reviews, I expected better food, especially for Chinese New Year dinner. Deeply disappointed that all dishes (3) tasted the same (mostly like salt), the oil used for egg rolls and wontons tasted old, and the ingredients were fairly unrecognizable. I guess we got last year's leftovers for New Year's dinner.

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Additional Information about Big Buddha Chinese Restaurant

Address: 16572 W. Greenway Rd., #115, Surprise, AZ 16527
Phone Number: 623-266-3328
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 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 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16572 W. Greenway Rd., #115, Surprise, AZ 16527
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
  • Phone Number: 623-266-3328

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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