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8341 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2930
941-358-3288
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Buffet

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
SOOOO MANY Choices!

You should come here when you are very hungry..there are many choices of seafood, chicken, and sushi dishes and you can have your own choice of food cooked on the grill in front of you, without all the salt. For lunch, we had the mussels, salmon, shrimp and various chicken dishes with ice cream... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2013
1joanne-12
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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122 reviews 122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

You should come here when you are very hungry..there are many choices of seafood, chicken, and sushi dishes and you can have your own choice of food cooked on the grill in front of you, without all the salt. For lunch, we had the mussels, salmon, shrimp and various chicken dishes with ice cream for dessert for only $7 and... More 

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Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

It was a pretty average for oriental food. I judge these buffet places by 2 things. The Gen. Tso and the Broccoli/Chicken with garlic. The Broccoli/Chicken with Garlic wasn't offered, which I found unusual, and the Gen. Tso wasn't very good. The Egg Drop Soup was pretty good and get this, the pizza wasn't bad, for a Chinese Buffet.

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Redford, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

My Hubby and I where in the mood for some good Chinese food. We had just relocated in the Sarasota University area, so we thought without checking reviews, which we normally do, we'd give New China Buffet a try. Again, MISTAKE! Walked in the door to a coy pond, that smelled very moldy. Clean though, so we thought ok, it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Love this place. Good sushi at a good price. Also like their dim sum, Bok Choy and crab rangoons. They also have snow crab, but haven't tried it. My husband and I must eat here once a month. Worth a visit!

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

A friend and I go there quite often during the dinner buffett. We usually arrive aroud 7-7:30pm. They offer crab legs for the evening meal with the buffett. We love crab legs and I must say we eat our share but, we also think of others eating. Well tonigh 05/28/12 We were there enjoying ourselves as always but noticed there... More 

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Venice, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

I was last in here at least a year ago, and it wasn't good. I was dying for Chinese buffet, and was close by. I'm so glad I gave the New China Buffet another try, it was delicious! I had the cold shrimp, sushi, egg rolls, crab rangoon, and some chicken skewers. I would definitely go again, and can't wait.

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2010

My family has celebrated many life events at New China. Each and every time the food has been excellent. If I have to list any shortcoming, they are slow to keep the snow crab leg pan filled. Otherwise, I've had nothing but fun and totally enjoyable meals at this restaurant...

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Sarasota, FL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2009

I ordered a pickup order this evening from New China Buffet , at 8341 Lockwood Ridge Road. I ordered Chicken Chow mein and crab rangoon. A simple order that should not pose a problem to anyone. I opened the bag to find the most anemic chicken chow mein I had ever seen, it was completely white. Tasting proved why, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8341 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2930
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-358-3288

Price and Cuisine

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

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