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King Buffet

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650 Eastern Byp, Richmond, KY 40475
859-626-3333
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just So So

I used to eat here a lot but not so much lately. There is a wide selection but it always looks and tastes like it has been warmed over and maybe a lot.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Shirley K
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Richmond, Kentucky
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Richmond, Kentucky
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126 reviews 126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I used to eat here a lot but not so much lately. There is a wide selection but it always looks and tastes like it has been warmed over and maybe a lot.

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Richmond, Kentucky
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126 reviews 126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Food seems old and warmed over more than once. I have been there several times at the request of others to meet there. There is a lot of it and this is a college town so that's a draw I suppose. Not one I would choose to go to.

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This King Buffet is located within a reasonable distance of I-75. The location looks small from the outside, however, once inside the tables & booths are separated in a respectful manner. It contains an Mongolian grill. The buffet selections are generous. No soft serve ice cream (my favorite) but hand dipped is available. There is a large fish pond at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

First, keep in mind that I am a native from Hawai'i...a state that develops many cultures and their foods ESPECIALLY Chinese. That being said KING BUFFET, in Kentucky, develops a Caucasion-style Pallet and the Sushi Selection is in poor taste and bad rotation. I will give that atmosphere one kudo...they are very clean and sanitary.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

You should probably expect generic chinese buffets to be terrible. This one is no exception. It is the same as any other one. Cold food, poor service, etc.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate there today. Walking in place is beautiful and lots of buffet tables. After starting to eat my boyfriends drink needed refilled and I needed mine refilled by my dessert plate. However no servers were walking around checking on customers. The hostess finally got refills for one table when the customer tried to do it herself!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

This is no better than your average Chinese buffet but it has a good selection of different types of food. They have cultural foods and many American choices as well. They will grill food for you fresh as well! Sometimes they leave some food items out too long so try not to go too late!

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Richmond, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Let me start out by saying I love Chinese food, so perhaps I'm a little biased but this is pretty good food. I have always liked Chinese buffets and they have a very nice selection of oriental and local foods. The chicken selection is very good and they have a good amount of seafood as well. If I am hungry... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Want a lot of Chinese food for a low cost? This is your place, for one flat fee you get to choose from their large array of different Chinese foods with a hint of American and Italian to please everyone. If I am starving and craving Chinese food this is where I go! They are the only buffet of their... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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314 reviews 314 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This is a decent average Chinese buffet. The redeeming thing about it is the Mongolian style food served at the rear of the restaurant. The pre-cooked foods are okay, but the selection is not that wide and the food tends to be over cooked. The better bet is the Mongolian.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 650 Eastern Byp, Richmond, KY 40475
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 859-626-3333
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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