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803 N Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-2998
704-932-6688
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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My wife and I normally eat at the China Buffet 3 time a year. Everytime the food has been excellent. We stopped and eat a week ago and the food was terrible. They had several different kinds of shrimp and all were tough as leather. This bothered me because it is my favorite. Everything tasted like... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2012
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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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Cornelius NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I was first introduced to this place about 6 or 7 years ago by coworkers when I was working in Concord. My wife and I were in the area about a week ago wrapping up Christmas shopping and decided to stop in for lunch and give it a try. Still good. Wide variety of items on the buffet spanning a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My food "kryptonite" is Americanized Chinese fast-food. I love terriyaki and chicken fingers and boneless spare ribs. I cannot help but eat these foods when they are available. So, during a visit to North Carolina, I had to try a place that called itself "China Buffet." All I can say is "yuck." The food here was awful and was not... More 

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I am not from Kannapolis, I was here visiting. I ate at the China Buffet about 3 years ago and it was excellent !! This trip I thought I would try again. It was around 5pm. All of the food looked like it had been on the bar since lunchtime. some of the food and sauces had a hard crust... More 

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Newport, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

The choices here are good to great. A lot of options. America food is available and an abundance of Chinese. Locally, this is one of the best places to get a good, quick lunch.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I always leave this restaurant feeling sick and so does my family. Always get drink orders wrong. Save your money and eat at other local restaurants.

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

It is very good Chinese food. Restaurant is in a good location. Affordably priced.

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Well, if you are reading this, I would expect that you would have some standards for eating out. Whatever those standards are, I expect this place to fall short. There isn't enough business to allow this buffet to really serve fresh food. Do you want to eat 2 day old shrimp, fish, or reheated beef? The price is fine, but... More 

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

My wife and I normally eat at the China Buffet 3 time a year. Everytime the food has been excellent. We stopped and eat a week ago and the food was terrible. They had several different kinds of shrimp and all were tough as leather. This bothered me because it is my favorite. Everything tasted like it had been on... More 

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China Grove, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

NEVER, I mean NEVER, eat at China Buffet! Not only is the food horrible and cold, they actually serve spoiled, rotten shrimp. I took one bite and it was disgusting. I told them the shrimp needed to be thrown away because it was rotten and all they did was stir it up. If you care about your health and your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

Even at its best, the food is only mediocre. The variety and service are very good. The dining room is very attractive. The quality of the food depends on the time of day you eat there. For example, if you go at 5:00, you get leftover lunch and the quality will be poor. By 6:30 or 7:00 most all the... More 

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Additional Information about China Buffet

Address: 803 N Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-2998
Phone Number: 704-932-6688
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kannapolis
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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 803 N Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-2998
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kannapolis
  • Phone Number: 704-932-6688

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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