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Jumbo China Buffet

1057 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18202-1465
570-450-5878
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Ranked #43 of 112 restaurants in Hazleton
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Gainesville, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had dinner with daughter and was really surprised at the amount of food on buffet. Lots of fresh fruit and melons. Would return even though I thought price was high for Chinese buffet.

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hazleton, pa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Fairly large buffet with many choices. Since you pay when you leave, I was disturbed to find out they charge extra for coffee and soda. The service was not great and the prices have risen. However, if you are hungry for Chinese and want it quickly, it is an adequate choice.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When this place opened it seemed to be alright. As time has passed and other options have become available in the area, the service has declined here. I now find it to be very dirty and grimey. The food was usually decent, but with the looks of the bathroom, dining rooms, floors, lobby, and parking lot, I can only imagine... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This buffet has gone down in quality. Everything I tried tasted the same. It was not worth the price. The ice milk for dessert was awful. Who knows how often machine is cleaned. I had an upset stomach for a few days after eating here. I will not return.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Food was ok not great a few of the items were not hot . The outside of the kitchen is a mess not sure what inside looks like I do question the cleanliness of this place . Not sure if I will be going back

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Hazletownship, Pa.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I am a local and do eat at Jumbo a couple times a year. I can say it seems the restaurant staff changes a lot for what ever reason and seems like the management changes as well. Our most recent visit was very good but not always the same result. This visit was on a busy Friday night and all... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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570 reviews 570 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

More often than not I'm disappointed by Chinese buffets, but Jumbo is an exception. There was a large selection of items, all of them quite fresh. If you want your food freshly prepared you can take advantage of the hibachi where you select your ingredients and watch them cooked. There is also a buffet with nigiri sushi and sushi rolls;... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is a typical Chinese buffet in terms of entree's and appetizers to sample but includes a Sushi Bar and a grill area where you can load up your plates with meats, shrimp and vegatables and have them cooked in front of you - all included in the price. The food is replaced often so it remains fresh - a... More

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P.A.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Great selection, loads of Seafood Dishes, Raw Bar, Salad Bar, many Chinese Dishes, Carving Station, Soup and some American offerings. If you still can't find somthing to your tast there is a Mongolian Grill where you can get somthing made to order all this for about $13 how can you go wrong?

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Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Jumbo is open for lunch and dinner daily. The buffet contains Chinese food, sushi, hibachi, American food, and fruit, salads, and desserts. It is a must stop anytime we travel to the Hazleton area!

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