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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
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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

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  • 5
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Buffet

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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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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92 reviews 92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Long Island, NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This is a typical Chinese buffet. Nothing to rave about. They run out of crab legs often and the staff is not friendly. The place is not clean. I have never seen a cockroach but I would not be surprised if I saw one. The sushi is horrible and rarely does anyone clean or maintain the buffet stations. I went... More 

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New York, NY
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

2 nd try I did get some crab legs. Having reviewed already I just wanted to add. The entrance desk is an absolute mess. This is such a turn off. Also upon a visit ti the ladies room one has to pass what appears to be table linens piled high on the floor. Another turn off. Doubt if we will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 278 Portion Rd, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-2348
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?