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English first
Tampa, Florida
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205 reviews 205 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

You normal fare of of Chinese buffet cuisine. If you are looking to get your feed on and stuff yourself with low quality then you will be satisfied with this place. I lived in the area for 15 years and decided to try the place out. Would I go again, no unless a group wanted to go to get a... More

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Lutz, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The are many better oriental buffets in town. We stopped here for convenience and became disappointed with the selection and cleanliness. Most notably were lack of shrimp selections, lukewarm and often cold food, and filthy (mold?) in ice cream scoop trough. We left disgusted and won't be back. First impression leaves no chance for second.

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We have been to this buffet before and it was ok but last night when we went it was horrible. The food quality was poor and many of the items on the "hot bar" were cold or luke warm. My girlfriend woke up the next day sick and we suspect the food from the buffet even though neither one of... More

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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

By far, one of the most character building moments in chinese buffet history. The food was unappealing. The lettuce on the salad bar was brown and yellow with matching spots on the brocolli. Per request, new iceberg lettuce was brought out, no brown spots, just mostly yellow. The salad bar had limited toppings. I made a salad with onions, lettuce,... More

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Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We've been here before several times. At $6.95 per adult for lunch it is a good deal. (Look for coupons in the flyer and other local coupon books to get another buck off.) The food is typical of chinese buffets in the area. They seem to make the food in small batches and are constantly refilling the buffet table throughout... More

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010

Was the most horrible Chinese beffet food we have ever eaten. Cold and slimy and devoid of flavor. I only hope I don't get sick this evening as I didn't finish one plate but it might have been enough. Been once before and it was ok, nothinglike this. Suggest you stay away at all costs. Waitress didn't bother to refill... More

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2008

The China Pearl has recently been remodeled, very clean and up to date seating. The Chinese food is very tasty, not to salty, and suitable for varied taste buds. The bonus is the Sushi selection. Usually 6 different rolls are offered at a time. Mainstream Sushi rolls, nothing to fancy or exotic. For the price ($8.94 including tax and tip... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2007

Standard Chinese buffet with Americanized dishes. (When did Bourbon Chicken become a Chinese dish?)

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Tampa, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
375 helpful votes 375 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2005

This is a "typical" Chinese buffet restaurant, with a little more variety in the food than is found in some of the others in the area. Their dishes include General Tso's Chicken, Kung Pao Shrimp, Szechuan beef, Hunan Pork and Crispy Duck. Their salad bar gives a little more variety than is usually found in Chinese food buffets. They also... More

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Additional Information about China Pearl

Address: 8935 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1509
Phone Number: 813-936-1888
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6
Cuisine: Chinese

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