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#1 China Buffet

Chilean, Chinese
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1683 E Idaho Ave, Ontario, OR 97914-3007
541-881-8818
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I'm a sucker for a Chinese buffet...............

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
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Vale, Oregon
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Vale, Oregon
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105 reviews 105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Ormeau, Australia
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193 reviews 193 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1683 E Idaho Ave, Ontario, OR 97914-3007
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ontario
  • Phone Number: 541-881-8818

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chilean, Chinese

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