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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

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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
Most recent review
Something for everyone

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
April S
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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181 restaurant reviews
535 helpful votes 535 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

The place for a quick lunch or dinner. Quality is still good and I have been going here for a number of years, off and on. Very reasonable prices and the wide menu means that everyone in a group can be satisfied.

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Long Branch, NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The Chinese buffet concept was novel a few years ago, but this outpost has deteriorated of late. Fried items seem leaden; the "non-Chinese" offerings are not too good. Still, a decent value if you're hungry for Chinese food, and who isn't.

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Dover, Delaware
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328 reviews 328 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
2,302 helpful votes 2,302 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Another favorite when I come to the shore to visit family. This buffet is huge. Both Chinese style and American offerings can be had on the buffet. They do have shrimp and crab legs, those go fast, but the staff is pretty good in replenishing those items. I think their soups taste watered down and overly salty, and I would... More 

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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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