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5983 Andrews Road, Mentor, OH 44060
(440) 257-8883
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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 - 10:00 pm

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  • 5
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Buffet!

I don`t think I`ve ever given a buffet more than three stars. This one gets four! I liked everything I tried, and I tasted a dozen items. The food was hot, fresh, and plentiful! Our family enjoyed our Sunday afternoon excursion. This price was remarkably low also! We will definitely be returning.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Gregg T
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Painesville, Ohio
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Painesville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I don`t think I`ve ever given a buffet more than three stars. This one gets four! I liked everything I tried, and I tasted a dozen items. The food was hot, fresh, and plentiful! Our family enjoyed our Sunday afternoon excursion. This price was remarkably low also! We will definitely be returning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Honestly, and purely disgusting. My family has visited this "establishment" on few occasions, and got brutally sick after each visit. The majority of the food is utterly gross, and probably one of the most un-appetizing meals I have ate.

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Painesville, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We brought our family.myself wife 4 year old and 2 year old.bill was 14.40 drinking water. Place was packed around 1 on this Sunday afternoon. The food was hot and looked amazing.so many things I have never tried.let me mention.they also do a great job with decor.best Chinese I've ever had.

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Lockwood, California
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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We went here with friends. It was good for the price. I liked what I got, and they were very good about refilling drinks.

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Madison, Ohio
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31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My parents son sister and I made our second trip to China Buffet. For an inexpensive dinner - the food is good. Unlike most buffets the waiter asked if we needed anything refreshed which was very nice. The items we wanted were filled quickly. We enjoyed the green beans, seafood delight, walnut shrimp, pot stickers, steamed clams, rice and strawberry... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Even though it was busy, the food was not fresh. The lo mein noodles were overcooked and the chicken was greasy and hard. My girlfriend ate one bite and was done. I approached the manager at the register and informed her we did not have a pleasant experience. I said I would pay for our drinks but not the food,... More 

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Leroy
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

SO that all of you know, this buffet reopened next to Marc's in the next plaza. The other china buffet is going by this one obviously to get their business, but don't be fooled. It is not that good. Same owners and same waitresses work next to Marc's and it is called The New China Buffet Sushi and Hibachi. Enjoy!

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Mentor, Ohio
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I totally agree. I must have been there just before it was sold, and had my usual experience. Let's face it, we didn't go there for the ambiance but for hot, tasty food for little money. The next time I returned, it didn't look the same, feel the same, or taste the same besides the price being higher. Different things... More 

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Ohio
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I saw a few recent negative reviews lately. I was just there again 2 weeks ago. I didn't notice anything different. Everything I tried was tasty and good. The only thing I noticed different was the big fountain when you walk in was drained and unplugged. The staff is friendly an look to all be chinese. Yes, try to avoid... More 

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Eastlake, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

My wife and I just returned from this place. What a disappointment. Used to be one of our favorites! Wished I would of seen "YourCustomerCares" review before we went. Its just like they said. Over heard many complaining to themselves. NEVER AGAIN!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5983 Andrews Road, Mentor, OH 44060
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: (440) 257-8883

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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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