We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 54 Ontario Restaurants

#1 China Buffet

1683 E Idaho Ave, Ontario, OR 97914-3007
Improve this listing
Write a Review

19 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Vale, Oregon
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Weiser, Idaho
1 review
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 .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southport, Australia
Top Contributor
194 reviews 194 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ontario, Oregon
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Senior Reviewer
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Parksville, Canada
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
51 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Caldwell, Idaho
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed #1 China Buffet also viewed


Been to #1 China Buffet? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about #1 China Buffet

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from #1 China Buffet staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?