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Grand China Buffet

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56 State Route 36, Pathmark Shopping Center, Eatontown, NJ 07724
732-460-1234
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
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good buffet

lots of food types and choices. Has good Chinese but isn't limited to that as there is seafood, pizza and sliders. Lunch is about 15 a person but there are many choices to please everyone.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
Joe R
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey, Usa
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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was driving on a Sunday night and saw the sign off across th strip mall parking lot. I was hungry. The selections are numerous with more than a few things for every taste. I will go again and again when hungry or for a special treat.

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Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There are times when you are with family and friends and majority rules when it comes to where everyone wants to eat. This was one of those times as not only did I not want Chinese food, I certainly did not want it buffet style. I made my case; cited how far down the line the reviews put this restaurant... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

lots of food types and choices. Has good Chinese but isn't limited to that as there is seafood, pizza and sliders. Lunch is about 15 a person but there are many choices to please everyone.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

We have went here several times, but I now notice that every time I go to pay the check, the server literally "waits" for it so they can see what kind of tip they are getting. First of all, news flash- this is extremely rude. This past Saturday I went with my fiancée and left tip that complied with the... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Largest Chinese buffet I've ever seen. The also offer sushi made to order & a grill station to order. The buffet has American dishes as well as Chinese. Salads, soups, seafood and desert. They need updating to there benches and decor but we come to eat. When family comes for a visit, it's always their first and last choice for... More 

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Used to go here about once a week. Nothing special, just a typical Chinese buffet. They raised the price high for what it was but we still kept going because the location was convenient. Our last trip there two of my family members had the octopus and on our 3 minute drive home the both became violently ill vomiting. About... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

One of the Largest Chinese Buffets I have been to...A very, very large selection of items as well as a dessert & salad bar. If you arrive at dinner time on the weekend it may be crowded, but I saw that the food is always replenished and kept full & hot (except for the Crab legs, which always seemed to... More 

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Peekskill, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We read other reviews and they were, meh, but what others failed to mention was that this place should be shut down! We spend $80 (plus tips) for a family of 5. 2 Adults, 1 pre-teen and 2 small children. Okay, so we are going to spend on vacation, but this place was not worth $80. There was a strong... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

This is just a typical China Buffet nothing special. The place needs some updating. Tiles falling off the walls that are tapes on, wallpaper coming up, bathrooms need fixing, needs paint. Place just seemed a little dirty. The food was ok. I really was craving crab Rangoon but they didn't have anywhere. What Chinese buffet doesn't have crab Rangoon. I've... More 

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Brogue, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I was super impressed with the quality and variety of food. I entered prepared to get my favorite, General Tsos chicken...but with all the other choices, I never got to the chicken. The salt and pepper crabs were out of this world. l am from Baltimore, and grew up eating crabs in everyway imaginable, or so I thought. The salt... More 

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Additional Information about Grand China Buffet

Address: 56 State Route 36, Pathmark Shopping Center, Eatontown, NJ 07724
Phone Number: 732-460-1234
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Eatontown
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 State Route 36, Pathmark Shopping Center, Eatontown, NJ 07724
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Eatontown
  • Phone Number: 732-460-1234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Chinese
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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