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500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 772-1838
Today
4:30 pm - 9:00 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
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Nice buffet selection and wonderful staff

It was getting late and not a lot of restaurants were open. There were only a few customers in the restaurant but the staff were wonderful. They offered to bring hot items to the buffet for anything that didn't meet our expectations. They were very engaging with other all the customers. The food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Jean M
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San Diego, California
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English first
Hemet, California, Usa
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant looked deserted and a little disheveled, but we saw people and went it. The young gal who greeted us needed a shower in the worst way. She seated us way in the back at a table (that was fine) but it stunk so bad it almost gagged us. My arms literally stuck to the table, it was so... More 

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San Diego, California
5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It was getting late and not a lot of restaurants were open. There were only a few customers in the restaurant but the staff were wonderful. They offered to bring hot items to the buffet for anything that didn't meet our expectations. They were very engaging with other all the customers. The food was very good. Loved the fresh fruit... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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
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
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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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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28 reviews
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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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Additional Information about Golden China Restaurant

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

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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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