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25 Depot Square, Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 861-6030
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11:30 am - 9:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:15 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:15 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lots to choose from, and decent Dim Sum

Here's the thing -- if you and yours are hungry, craving some Chinese food, and aren't expecting haute cuisine, then this is a fun place to go, especially for the weekend buffet. Almost all of the offerings range on a spectrum that goes from "Nothing all that bad about this ...." to "Hey,that's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
passingbyagaindc
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I love Chinese food and I love my new community, but this place deserves a pass. I even speak a bit of Chinese and that was no good. Either way, the food is generally fried, mass-produced garbage that one could get anywhere. And that's too bad for a place that has so many proper Asians, like Lexington. Either way, avoid.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We love the lunch buffet as well as the sit-down menu. This is delicious Chinese cuisine steps from Lexington Green and the rest of historic downtown Lexington. Very fresh, very delicious.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Here's the thing -- if you and yours are hungry, craving some Chinese food, and aren't expecting haute cuisine, then this is a fun place to go, especially for the weekend buffet. Almost all of the offerings range on a spectrum that goes from "Nothing all that bad about this ...." to "Hey,that's tasty!" A few things are just a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Tasty buffet for those not watching waistlines. The restaurant has occupied this location for decades and is frequented by a diverse crowd. The buffet is large, offerings are frequently refreshed and includes soup and dessert. Price is moderate at $15.95 pp. Conveniently located in the center of Lexington, it's a great meeting place. My preference is their sister restaurant in... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Buffet lunch and dinner are good choices, even for people, who are not familiar with Chineese food. The location is perfect, in the center of Lexington, close to the parking lot and if you are lucky in front of the door. The restaurant is already many years in Lexington and run by the same family. The complete evening buffet dinner,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We've been to Yangtze quite a bit over the years, I just realized I haven't posted a review of this location. I have always found their food to be consistent, which I completely appreciate as I typically place the same order each time. For dinner the buffet is $15.95/person+tax and includes choice of soup as well as ice cream (which... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I found the service to be excellent although the menu is all a la carte and combining items to make a meal can be quite expensive. I ended up having a tasty udon noodle and veggies soup but the noodles seemed overcooked and were gummy. The buffet might be a better choice. In short, excellent service, expensive, pretty good food.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner buffet. Great selection in dim sum. The egg rolls were perfect as were the potstickers. Atmosphere is typical chinese, but very warm and inviting, also very clean. The staff were very accommodating.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We visited here with friends who have been here before. The buffet had lots of choices, both meat and vegetarian options. Unfortunately some items were cold and did not have much flavor. The server did not assist with the dim sum cart when we asked for certain items. The staff was quick clearing off plates when needed. The place was... More 

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Pooler, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have eaten here twice, once at the buffet and once off the menu. Buffet was pretty good and seemed pretty fresh. There were a lot of people so the food didn't sit very long. Lots of choices. Next time we ordered off the menu and the food was even better. Huge portions and great flavor.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Depot Square, Lexington, MA 02420
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: (781) 861-6030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:15 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:15 pm

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