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500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 772-1838
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Buffet

Buffet was ok but not very exciting. Some of the food had been kept warm for some time losing flavour. Good value for money but not worth a return visit.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Les D
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Buffet was ok but not very exciting. Some of the food had been kept warm for some time losing flavour. Good value for money but not worth a return visit.

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Camino
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

You can order off a menu or have the buffet. My husband and I had the buffet. There was a fairly good selection of dishes and dessert and when we commented that there was no Sweet & Sour Pork, the waitress magically appeared at our table with a dish of Sweet & sour Pork. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Lompoc
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I ate the lunch buffet on a Saturday and some of the food was already cold one hour after opening. We really wanted Chinese but were only disappointed.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The buffet had a great selection, all of which was tasty. Nothing had that typical msg taste to it. Decor is a little dated but with big comfy booths, good food, and a really nice waitress that didn't matter. Really reasonable price. Highly recommend

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Cayucos, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The birthday girl in our party was in the mood for Chinese food and chose this restaurant. We all opted for the buffet after seeing the great selection. The only downside was that we all over-ate. They also have an extensive off-the-menu list to choose from. We would definitely return.

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Whidbey Island, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Convenient location (next to Embarcadero Inn), great value and selection of very tasty food with the all-you-can-eat buffet (including for vegetarians), very friendly customer service.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Came here for a quick dinner almost at closing time. There was a buffet but we chose to order from the menu.The service was quick, the food passable. For a small place like Morro Bay, I guess this is good. The restaurant was just next door to the hotel we stayed at.

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Merced
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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176 reviews 176 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: (805) 772-1838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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