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Super Star East Buffet

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311 Nassau Park Blvd, Princeton, NJ 08540-5934
609-987-9168
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Fairly good Chinese buffet

This is a restaurant we have been to often and over many years. It has a huge selection of East Asian foods and there is lots of seating and the service is very quick. It's price is reasonable for lunch buffets but not always worth it for dinner buffets.We like all the dumplings,the noodles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
nycfamily15
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is a restaurant we have been to often and over many years. It has a huge selection of East Asian foods and there is lots of seating and the service is very quick. It's price is reasonable for lunch buffets but not always worth it for dinner buffets.We like all the dumplings,the noodles, steamed bok choi and the varied... More 

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Thank nycfamily15
NO. BRUNSWICK, NJ USA
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Crab legs are a popular choice at this restaurant. I could not believe that it took the kitchen staff MORE than half an hour to replace the empty tray of crab legs. I could not believe the staff did not notice, apparently, and did not pick up off the floor, the crab leg that some diner dropped. Easily some other... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The fact that people say this is one of the better Chinese buffets in the area is utterly frightening to me, because I can't imagine lower quality food than what you'll find at Super Star East. Really, I don't expect much from a buffet...my standards aren't high. But there is nothing on the buffet here that is half as good... More 

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Thank AKinDC73
Encinitas, California
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This place offers a variety of Chinese food, they also have a few home-made type of dishes that you won't be able to find in a typical buffet, such as the Chinese style fried pancake, fried Chinese broccoli and for dinner , decent Peking duck. If you are hungry and want to fill your stomach without spending too much, this... More 

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Thank Helena9504
East Windsor, New Jersey
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

There are hundreds of chinese buffet in NJ. They are all similar, about $10/person during weekend lunch time. Most of the food in East Star is like the other buffets'. I come here mainly for the 10%of the dish that other buffets don't have: soup dumplings, toasted bread with dried minced meat(肉松饼)皮蛋瘦肉粥congee, fried dough油条, etc. these are typical chinese breakfast... More 

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Thank Liyu G
Hightstown, New Jersey
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The selection is always good, as is the service. They also do sushi and hibachi. The dim sum is good too.

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Thank dje2671
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went to Star Buffet couple of weeks back. As we were eating, the waitress came to us and told us that each can only have a plate of Snow Crab. This conflict the word "BUFFET" which means all you can eat and not waste the food. The other food selection is just OK. Tasted more like American Chinese and... More 

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Thank KL B
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

third time in place The Price is Right for lunch great sushi nothing fancy just good food in the Nassau shopping center

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Thank lew40
Allentown, New Jersey
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This Chinese buffet is more authentic than other ones in the area. The food you can tell is different than other mainstream buffets. One drawback is that the other night, they were "low on crablegs" and only allowed for 1 plate per person. We still paid full price for the buffet. The sesame chicken is out of this world delicious!... More 

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Thank Anna A
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Great Buffet. Not your typical Chinese buffet. You can tell as soon as you walk in that they take pride in their place. Food always seemed to be "moving". There were, as expected, some "heavy hitters" grazing by the crabs. Lucky the crabs could even make it to the tray/bin. You have be become assertive and aggressive around crabs and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 311 Nassau Park Blvd, Princeton, NJ 08540-5934
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609-987-9168

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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