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Golden China Restaurant

500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 772-1838
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Ranked #45 of 79 Restaurants in Morro Bay
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Sep 6, 2014
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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Merced
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Not the largest but one of the best Chinese buffets at which I have dined. The steamed barbecue was a delightful surprise. Reasonably priced.

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Washoe Valley
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Affordable, open late, offering a buffet of very good Chinese foods. From fried rice to some California rolls and real Almond cookies, the buffet is a great value. Family of four get out the door for less than $50.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Great Chinese buffet on our one night stopover on our road trip down the PCH driving the camaro convertible.food was plentiful and changed out regularly . Good service and a very cheap price compared with the rest.Morro bay is a very expensive place for hotels and most things.

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CLERMONT
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We chose the buffet for $9. each for lunch. The preparation of the dishes reminds both my husband & I of what we ate 45 years ago when restaurateurs really cared about the taste. Wonderful soup, fantastic seafood salad (I went back for more of this). A very good variety of dishes and vegetables. Unique in flavor back to the... More

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We went for a dinner there on the day after Christmas. Apparently this was the only restaurant open, there were a lot of people. The food was good, but nothing special. Popular with locals, too. The price is fair but don't expect anything fancy.

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Wolf Creek, Montana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Its not bad food, but its not good food either. Average, nothing special. The rule of thumb for me on a Chinese Buffet is, if there are few customers then the buffet can't be fresh, and if the Buffet is not fresh then there can't be a lot of customers. There was not a lot of customers at 6:30 on... More

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Southern Cal
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126 reviews 126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It is so so but we all have a fave Chinese at home. You won't be disappointed and certain dishes are great. Just don't expect it to be better than you're favorite Chinese back home. Jello desert and sliced oranges speak volumes but the fried food is not greasy and they have a primal salad bar.

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Fresno, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is a nice buffet of chinese food. The price is fair and the food is good. If you like Chinese food and you are hungry, go here. You won't be disappointed.

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City of Angels
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67 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

First remember: I live where there are large areas of Chinese people & excellent restaurants. That being said, consider this restaurant is in Morro Bay, and the only one there.... I was here yesterday.... I chose the buffet. What a Mistake! The food, although hot, was blah tasting, over heated, sauces congealed, just TERRIBLE. The staff was mostly absent, but... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Service is pleasant - buffet offers many choices; some better than others, but reasonable. You also can order off the menu. Soft serve ice cream is offered along with other dessert choices.

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