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1776 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 942-8888
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Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Better than average for a buffet

This place is busy. There are 2 Chinese buffets within about a mile of each other, and this is definitely the better of the 2. The buffet is well organized. There is a very large variety on the tables. Such as General Sao's chicken OR shrimp, several beef dishes, fresh cooked fish dishes... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
John A
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is busy. There are 2 Chinese buffets within about a mile of each other, and this is definitely the better of the 2. The buffet is well organized. There is a very large variety on the tables. Such as General Sao's chicken OR shrimp, several beef dishes, fresh cooked fish dishes. There are several different rice and noodle... More 

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Thank John A
north providence,ri
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like the selection on this buffet. My fav's are the crab rangoons, mandarin chicken, boneless spareribs meatless lo mein, The food is really good and is not dries out at all as some buffets can get. However they have really increased their prices and find them a too high to go as often as I have in the... More 

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Thank ladyd7
Sheffield UK
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Nice place clean with lots of choice, but as with all buffets, the food is nothing special ..good value at lunchtime and the service was excellent

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Thank n3dsd
Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We visit this buffet each year when we return to RI for the summer. The food is good, fresh & plenty of it with a great selection. We have limited Chinese food near our home in FL so really like this place where we can overdo on it.

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Thank mcriss50
Hopatcong, New Jersey
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We expected more quality food for the rating it received on Yelp as well as having been listed as one of the best buffets around! Unfortunately, it had a lot of food, but most were chicken or rice items. Very disappointing the steamed crab legs were not being served but instead some seafood sautee. Also, they listed mei fun on... More 

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Thank idatom
Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ok!! So we where visiting Rhode Island and decided to go out to eat as a family for there lunch buffet it was 8 in our party and everyone was truly disappointed. The food was cold, and rubbery the setting is very dark and the service was beyond poor. When we went to get our food the staff eyes where... More 

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Thank Terica M
Bangor, Maine
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My first visit. Food is a hit and miss. Some dishes are okay, but anything that is fried, is way over fried, that it became too hard to bite through. I was not impressed. Loads with msg too. I was thirsty the whole afternoon and night. I won't recommend this place.

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Thank asiantraveller101
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The restaurant is pretty pleasant, and the food is ok. what it needs is? more different dishes. for the price they charge for lunch buffet.

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Thank Cecilia T
Warwick, Rhode Island
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260 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I had a lunch meeting here. I was so happy when I saw vegetable choices (spinach with garlic sauce, broccoli,). The baby steamers in garlic sauce, lettuce wraps, nim chow, sushi, etc. was great as well and everything else you can think of looked appetizing. They were also putting out fresh dishes and replenishing all the time. I love the... More 

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Thank Bobbie W
RHODE ISLAND
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1,644 reviews
1,223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

nice,clean,great for lunch. good small assortment of chinese food. hot,fresh,friendly people,parking lot and booths. I have other I go to for dinner but they do a good not expensive lunch. A NICE PLACE TO EAT.

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Thank Barry N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1776 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: (401) 942-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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