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278 Portion Rd, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-2348
631-738-9565
Today
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
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  • 1
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Typical Long Island Chinese Buffet

Nothing special, but a million times better food tha the one in Central Islip and the one in Deer Park. Try the dish called the Triple Crown!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
NYGriego74
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Islip, New York
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Islip, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Nothing special, but a million times better food tha the one in Central Islip and the one in Deer Park. Try the dish called the Triple Crown!

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Long Island, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

No reservations needed, plenty of seating, plenty of fresh delicious food to pick from, even the picky eaters were happy. Reasonable price & wait staff was on their game 👍. Will definitely do this again!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Great variety of food. typical buffet foid including sushi. Attentive waitstaff .very busy today but we were seated right away

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Centereach, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

This used to be a great place to go. We went here the other day and the place was dirty, and the food seemed old, sad to see this place go down. We would not go there again.

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Rocky Point, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very busy Chinese buffet. Average price ( Watch out; the tip is included.) Many choices, food is always fresh as it can be( for a buffet )They also have a small sushi station. We go there at least once a month and are never disappointed.

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Ronkonkoma, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The buffet offers a wide variety of delicious choices. The price includes the drinks and deserts, where as the're buffets out there that you have to pay for the drinks and deserts separately! If you go during dinner time, and you like Crab legs 50% of the time they are out, and you have to wait till they put out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I am not a huge eater so buffets don't hold the appeal to me that they do to some, but after visiting this restaurant several times with chow hound friends. It's a great value. Sushi, tons of shrimp dishes, ribs, and lots of choice for kids. The staff is quick and engaging despite the fact that I didn't see big... More 

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New York, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband & I did make a second visit to this establishment. With eyes wide open it became clear that the restaurant areas like the front desk/entrance was a mess. The rest room area was laden with linens on the floor outside the entrance. This was enough to turn me off and I wll not be returning to dine here... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

When you walk in the confusing front door you are confronted with not the most friendly people. Now we went for dinner and it was close to fifteen dollars per person. What a joke. The food was old and the selection was dismal. I saw people taking food out the trays with there hands!! There was a commercial radio station... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I came here with my family and it was lunch time and the food was cold. There was no way I was feeding my son cold buffet food so I brought it to the manager. He told me I should have come at a better time. Then they charged us for the food we didn't eat. So we waited till... More 

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Additional Information about Crystal Garden

Address: 278 Portion Rd, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-2348
Phone Number: 631-738-9565
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Ronkonkoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 278 Portion Rd, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-2348
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Ronkonkoma
  • Phone Number: 631-738-9565
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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