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3174 Route 9 South, Rio Grande, NJ 08242
609-465-8830
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Ranked #17 of 27 Restaurants in Rio Grande
Cuisines: Chinese
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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

There is no way I could spend $30 for two people worst. Most of hot items are not even warm, steak and peppers is just mushy and doesn't taste like meat at all, rice is all sticky and stinky. They have crab legs but you don't wanna try them! Fruits are frozen and defrosted at least few times, cookies are... More 

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Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

All the seafood was bad. It was mushy, or dry. Some of the food was there too long and got dry.We went for dinner and they did not roate the food from lunch. We got there around 5:30pm. Not happy and left a message at hotel to not recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

About 12 minute drive from the wildwood shore but easily beats the buffets close to the shore. Great price & super delicious food. The employees were great & very friendly. Joy buffet has lots of variety & after eating out everyday during this vacation, joy buffet has been the best. Worth the drive!

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Wharton, New Jersey, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I've been to joy in recent years. They have a wide variety of fruits dessert and food. The price is fairly ok. They have things kids enjoy and hibachi people can chose what they want.

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North Wildwood, NJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Joy Buffet offers a wide array of Chinese and American food and deserts. It also includes items like, sushi, shrimp, clams and mussels and also has cook to order bar where you can pick from an assortment of fish, meats and veggies and have it cooked to order, all included in the base price. The price is reasonable and there... More 

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Cinnaminson
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Today was our first visit to joy buffet. Manager at our hotel told me to try it out after I asked where I could find a all you can eat crab restaurant? Most AUCE crab restaurant were very expensive! But at joy a family of two adults and two teenagers ate for 58.00 total including drinks! Food was pretty good... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have been a patron of Joy Buffet since their inception back in July 2008. Though they have had a few periodic dips in quality here and there over the years, overall my dining experiences there have been positive and satisfying. As of late, Joy Buffet is definitely on a roll {is that a pun?}... This owing perhaps a great... More 

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Montreal
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26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went to Joy last year and loved it...so naturally we returned this year. Food was ok...seemed better last year. Not sure I will return.

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Philadelphia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The food was around what you would expect from a Chinese Buffet, which is never very good. They charge children based on height. I felt they discriminated against my 10 year old, charging him as an adult because he was over 5'. This aggravated me since all he would eat was white rice and French fries. We won't be back... More 

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Wharton, New Jersey, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

i love the food here i always go when family or friends are in town. i enjoy the service given andpeople can oreder from the menu if they can thave certain food. i love and enjoy this resturarnt alot i recommend this place to anyone going down shore.

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Additional Information about Joy Buffet

Address: 3174 Route 9 South, Rio Grande, NJ 08242
Phone Number: 609-465-8830
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rio Grande
Cuisine: Chinese

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