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1702 W Broadway, Ste 23, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3867
712-388-0388
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good value

I like the buffet for the price. For about $8 at lunch you get a buffet and a mongolian grill too. The price also includes your drink. Most places with the buffet , grill and drink are almost twice the price. The staff keeps your drinks full and picks up the empty plates quickly. The buffet is kept... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2011
Hapkidodave
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The food was cold and not very good, and it was during the lunch rush. Not a very big selection of food either, would not recommend this place!

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Mason City, Iowa, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Cold food, old food, we complained nicely and quietly. They charged us a little over 20$$. We told them all we did was taste some food, took a couple bites and were disappointed. We didn't want to pay for two dinners,we were willing to pay for only one. They did not try to make us feel better or try to... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The food was old and tasted terrible. I asked the cashier if they made their food fresh every day because the food I ate you could tell was reheated and old. The cashier said it was fresh everyday...they NEVER reheated. I was told not to come back and they refused to let us have a number to reach the General... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Great value for the food, I come here almost every week, it tastes always great, especially the seafood combination and the honey chicken. Compare to other Chinese buffet in town, I consider this is the most cost efficient one.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

The food was old and tasted horrible. We paid $19.98 for two buffet meals and it was not worth it. Jack up the price on a holiday? Food tasted disgusting and the it smelled of urine and vomit throughout the whole restaurant! I would not recommend this place to anyone with an appetite!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

I like the buffet for the price. For about $8 at lunch you get a buffet and a mongolian grill too. The price also includes your drink. Most places with the buffet , grill and drink are almost twice the price. The staff keeps your drinks full and picks up the empty plates quickly. The buffet is kept stocked. The... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

We have been there couple times. It is great, a lot of selections ,even has a mongolian grill.The price is fair,nice dining experience. will be back for more.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

we love their food it was good, never have gotten sick eating there...... better than other buffets we have been to.......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

I have been to Bluffs China Buffet several times. Mostly I come for the lunch buffet (Under $8 including drink). I have very few complaints about the food and there is a wide variety. During their recent remodeling, they have added a Mongolian grill.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

GREAT BUFFET! GREAT PRICES...It was only 14 bucks for my fiance and me during lunch hour. The food was great and lots of it. The garlic toast was burnt but I didn't eat it anyway. The hostess was on her cell phone a lot but didn't ignore us at all. She kept offering to refill our drinks and if everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1702 W Broadway, Ste 23, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3867
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 712-388-0388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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