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Tom's Buffet

364 Broadway St, South Haven, MI 49090-1459
269-639-1666
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Ranked #48 of 60 Restaurants in South Haven
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Takeout, Buffet
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Takeout, Buffet
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  • English first
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English first
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The food was dried out from sitting on the buffet too long. The Chinese was "American Chinese"--not authentic or creative. At least the service was good.

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Glenn, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We love Tom, owner and chef here. Although the buffet is limited, the food that he puts out is basic and very good. The last few times we were there though the quality and supply had tapered off. I know that Tom has expressed a wish to retire for some time now and maybe he's just tired. When we have... More 

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Otsego, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very clean restaurant with nice décor. Very friendly staff. Outside landscape needs maintenance to create a good first impression. The food......we came into the restaurant at about 5:30 p.m.. I had the Hot & Sour soup which was good. The rest of the Buffet was cold and tasteless. Their recipe book needs some big time help. The good things about... More 

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

The service has good. They didn't have coffee ready and brewed a fresh pot for me. The kids drinks were refilled when needed. This was a small buffet with limited dishes that were replenished when needed. I just didn't think the food was very good.

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South Haven, Michigan, United States
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Nice family owned restaurant. We really enjoy the lunch buffet. Not very large, but really good food. The Crab Rangoon is one of my favorites. Roomy, wonderful staff, and a quiet place for lunch or dinner. Reasonably priced.

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South Haven, Michigan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Terrible oriental food but the locals love it. Iffy service, kinda grotty. I really have given several tries. Too expensive for the food unless you want to eat a mess of crab legs that arent very good.

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Bloomingdale, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

It's been a staple in South Haven for years. All the locals know Tom and we love his food. They even catered my graduation party.

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Chicago
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Tom's is unlikely to win any prizes for best Chinese cuisine on a national scale, but on a local scale it's actually one of the better restaurants in town. We often go there for lunch. If you get the buffet, make sure not to miss out on the Chinese doughnuts.

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Bangor,MI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Good food, Wonderful selection of food on their Buffet.Friendly people.

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South Haven, MIchigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Good Chinese food reasonably priced. Great Buffet owner is always checking freshness of what is out. Can order and pick up-use this service a lot quick and always done on time.

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Additional Information about Tom's Buffet

Address: 364 Broadway St, South Haven, MI 49090-1459
Phone Number: 269-639-1666
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Chinese

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