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King Buffet

905 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335
(610) 518-5188
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Ranked #57 of 65 Restaurants in Downingtown
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Buffet
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Dining options: Buffet
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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The review written on January 2014 could have been written by me. On New Years Day a group of five friends had a terrible experience. Totally understaffed, it was difficult to get beverages even though there were only about 5 tables occupied. Trays on the buffet were empty...with promises of "soon". Even the Wonton soup was missing the wontons and... More

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Wayne, PA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We ventured into this restaurant and later wished that we had not. It is the worst Chinese buffet that I have ever eaten at. We went in at 7pm on a Sat. night which should be a very busy time, but there were many empty tables. Understandably, since the locals know that this place is terrible. The entrees and appetizers... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I mourn the days when this place was under old management a couple of years back. The food was consistently awesome every time we went and the service was great. However, as soon as it changed hands, the place went to pot. The food is now less than mediocre, they don't have good crab legs anymore, and the last time... More

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Chester County, PA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

If its been over a year since you've eaten here..just keep going..it's no longer worth a stop. New owners have changed and cheapened the Buffett selections. Using new inserts into the steam trays that only present a small mound of food. Less to go bad sitting out but frequently empty. Reasonable price but the bathroom is a horror show. Last... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The food at the king buffet used to be alot better than now. I do not know what changed but I will probably not go back.

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Philadelphia suburb
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Good food. Interesting variety from sushi to chicken wings. Lots of food well prepared. Buffet areas kept fresh with good food.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Fress and floavorful food for everyone in the family.

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west virginia
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14 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Five of us visited the King Buffet at about 7:00 on a Wednesday evening. We should have gone elsewhere when we saw few people in the dining room. Most of these customers were very heavy and may have been more interested in quantity, rather than quality of the food. Most entrees were some sort of seafood. I did not feel... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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215 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

Seven of us ate here recently for lunch. It wasn't the best buffet I've ever eaten at but it was very good. Price was reasonable and food quality was good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

Do not eat here. I recently ate at the king Buffet and came down with a sever case of food poisoning. I checked with the health department and they have failed previous inspections.

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