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Empire Village Chinese Restaurant

446 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01566
508-347-6588
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Ranked #30 of 45 Restaurants in Sturbridge
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Aug 13, 2014
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English first
Holland, MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The price is fair and the buffet is okay but it's small and lacking variety. And it NEVER changes. You'd figure that they'd rotate the dishes once in awhile, but no go, always the same. However their drinks are generous and reasonably priced, good place to have a drink. AND their menu is good and the food from the menu... More

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Pocasset, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Just sat at the bar and witnessed 2 people have to wait almost 45 minutes for their take out order. While people that sat 10 minutes after they ordered got their food faster (but not all at once). When the people that were waiting complained to management the food came out all packed up with either a manager (I think... More

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Sturbridge, MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Chinese buffet experience is often a huge disappointment, but that can not be said about this place. There is the usual Chinese a la carte menu with a great array of Specials as well, should the buffet not inspire you. Service is fast and their is an attached cocktail bar for those who just want a great cocktail, and... More

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Hyde Park, VT
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This place is simply amazing! One of largest Chinese buffets, with a dessert bar, that I've seen in all of New England so far. The staff is very attentive, and the seating is comfortable. They have a fresh cut of rare to med. rare beef that you can cut your own from, in the back along with crab legs, -... More

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Brunswick, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stopped at this chinese buffet after being refered by the hotel we were staying at and it was very good... the food was very fresh and the staff was very friendly... I must of had five plates of food,, the price was under 15.00 i believe...thanks

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Honestly, the food is okay but not amazing. I like the convenience of being able to pick from different things at the buffet. The selections are plentiful and the set-up is good. The buffet is a bit pricey compared to other places but the servers are nice.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

This is your typical Chinese buffet with typical Chinese food .. Service is great restaurant and bathrooms are clean ... My kids ages 9-11 love the independence of the buffet and it makes for a relaxing nite out ... Oh yeah .. And always the dessert bar is a great ending ...

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Brimfield, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

AVOID THIS PLACE AT ALL COSTS!!! FOOD WAS COLD AND FOUND BUGS COOKED INTO THE FOOD The food was luke warm to cold every time we ate there. The waitstaff has no life to them and could care less about meeting the needs of the customer. We had found a beetle cooked into our food and when we complained they... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had the buffet and it was great. A welcome change from eating fast food on the road. We were interested to discover that they did not have all of the same items we have come to expect from eating in similar places back in Wisconsin. The Amazing Chicken was particularly good as was the bacon-wrapped pineapple. The egg rolls... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We eat here often and have not been disappointed when ordering from the menu. The food is warm, freshly made and the portions large. We always have enough to bring home for another meal. The buffet is very popular, but has never been our thing. How much can one eat at one sitting ? You can't take home buffet leftovers... More

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