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#1 China Buffet

1683 E Idaho Ave, Ontario, OR 97914-3007
541-881-8818
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Ranked #29 of 53 Restaurants in Ontario
Cuisines: Chilean, Chinese
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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Vale, Oregon
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89 reviews 89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Listen, this Chinese buffet is like 1000's of others, basic dishes, none of which stands out. Food just brought out is hot and worth a taste, but when busy hard to keep up with empty bins. Other food doesn't hold temperature. Dinner is currently $10.39. drinks extra. the service average, selection average, cleanliness average. Some people love it, some hate... More

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Weiser, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

had parts of metal scouring sponges in my food . ive been sick for 4 days . I will never eat there .

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Southport, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Been here many times over the years and have always found this Chinese buffet very nice. There is an excellent assortment of dishes, and also includes salads and desserts. Value is excellent and I found the service good also. I always look forward to going back when I'm in the United States.

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Ontario, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I have eaten here several times in the last few years & the food has always been hot, consistent & mostly fresh. They offer quite a nice variety & an adequate number of Chinese dishes & soups, limited dim sum and a wide selection of desserts & fruit. Most dishes are stir fried, but some are deep fat fried or... More

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I loved it. everything i had was delicious. love the choices, service and atmosphere. would definitely eat here again.

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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

There was a great variety of food for the family to enjoy. Everyone in the family found food that they liked. The food was displayed well and the service was pleasant. The girl that waited on us was friendly and kept our table clear of extra plates. Not overly impressed with the quality...it is not luxury dining, but for a... More

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Boise
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Just a good Chinese buffet -- probably not as good as the ones in Boise because it doesn't have the traffic to turn the dishes nearly as fast, but good nonetheless.

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Parksville, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This China Buffet is like others in the chain but lacks the space to present its food in the same manner. The kitchen was attuned to keeping the dishes refilled with the demands being placed on it by a busy Friday night crowd.

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Caldwell, Idaho
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I LOVE their mushroom and broccoli/beef the best. For lunch it's only about $7.50 and it's all you can eat. Excellent value. Hard to believe that this building was once a dollar store! I come here when I'm feeling like having Chinese food.

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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Hi gang, I opted to eat here just for a change of pace. There are a lot of items available for the discriminate eater, fresh and tasty. I drank just water with my meal and got by for around $10 plus tip. The decor was predictable, flatware on the table minimal in value, I used chopsticks. Service was scarce. I... More

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