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5609 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8056
815-479-8050
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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Had a taste for Chinese Food and went to King for lunch on a Sunday. Arrived about 10 minutes after they opened and went up to get food. Most of the good was cold !!!! What a disappointment. Will never return!! Don't waste your money, go someplace else.

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McHenry, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

food was ok. we went early so it was empty no lunch rush yet. the waitress stood over our table the whole time we ate. She was very nice and attentive but it felt a lil weird. I like beef and there was only 1 dish. my friend likes to have sauce in his meals and they were kind of... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

My most recent visit on a Wednesday evening at King was one of the worst buffet food ! The restaurant was not busy two waitresses were reading magazines. Some of the food sitting on the steam table were getting dry and cold. I have never seen so many different Chinese food swimming in sauce. One of the dishes looked like... More

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Elgin, Illinois, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

When we entered there was a very strong smell of seafood. That made me question about how fresh is the fish. The buffet had a good selection of food. The food was decent but it all seamed kind of plain. There was nothing that jumped out to me as great tasting.

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Hudsonville, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Excellent food and great service! Fair priced. I enjoy the beef and mushroom dish, beijing pork and egg rolls. There is plenty to choose from on this buffet.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I thought all-you-can-eat restaurants went out of style a long time ago. What an excuse to overeat. And overeat not-very-healthy food. But once In a while ain't gonna kill you. I think this place is best for high-energy-needs high school football players and the like. Otherwise, it's a salt and fat fest. Still can't figure out why a Chinese food... More

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Friendly Servers, food prices, good selection on the buffet. We frequent King Buffet at least twice a month.

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illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

A fabulous chinese buffet style restaurant the has great food and and extremely affordable prices. I have been going here for over 10 years and the food never disappoints. A very steady and recognizable staff know us and always go out of their way to be accommodating and friendly. My youngest daughter even receives bday gifts from them. The food... More

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Address: 5609 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8056
Phone Number: 815-479-8050
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
Cuisine: Chinese

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