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Mrs Chen's Chinese Restaurant

6125 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4028
941-924-0039
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Ranked #354 of 832 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Aug 23, 2014
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Very little to pick from and everything I tried was horrible. I told my hubby after three bites that I wanted to leave, so we did. I told the waiter and the manager the food was bad and we didn't want to eat there and left. We went next door to the New Dynasty and it was great. 40 cents... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The buffet idea was scary at first - but after trying a bit of everything I was pleasantly surprised and loved every bite. The price is beyond reasonable and the line to get was long but moved along very quickly. The place has been around a long time and I am happy that we finally gave it a try. You... More

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Gainesville, FL
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30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The service is great. It is a small buffet without a lot of variety, but the dishes are always good.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

As title says, I've been holidaying in Sarasota for the past 21 years, often more than once a year so consider myself almost a local. I have to admit, despite having built quite a good rapport with the manager due to us going to this place for so long, the service has always been perfect. This restaurant has always been... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I try to get there once a week,much to my wife's dismay! Not that she dislikes it ,it's just that she Thinks we go there too much! We order from the menu, not being buffet people and have never been disappointed in the food or service and judging from the plates piled high with food coming from the buffet neither... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Nothing special or especially good. For those all you can eat fans. Everything is pretty bland and lacks imagination and flavor.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We love good Chinese food and come from a city that has a lot of fine and varied Chinese restaurant choices. So when we've been away from home for a while and need to get our Chinese-food fix, we seek out (often via TripAdvisor) the places everyone seems to be talking about -- like Mrs. Chen's in Sarasota. This was... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

This is a good spot that's been around for a long time. Friendly staff and more choices than you'd find at your typical Chinese buffet (eg. crawfish, steak, some Thai and other Asian dishes). I would definitely go back.

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Siesta Key, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Great buffet. Superior service in a relaxed family atmosphere. They have the best hot and sour soup I've ever had. I would pay the reasonable price of the buffet for that alone. Not one bad dish on the buffet. I go there every trip and cannot wait to move back to Sarasota again to experience Mrs. Chen's more often. Best... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We had the buffet for 4 adults for under $30!! That's less than a trip to McD's. The food was all fresh and excellent. It was voted best Chinese Food in Sarasota for a very good reason. We would highly recommend Mrs Chen's to all comers. While the restaurant was busy, it didn't feel crowded and was not loud. Very... More

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