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1293 38th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-1313
843-626-8812
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Buffet

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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 8
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
All-U-Can Eat Chinese food...

Lunch, Monday thru Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm; Dinner, Monday thru Sunday, 4 pm to 10 pm. You may order off the menu. Wait staff is courteous & efficient. This buffet has a lot of items to choose from. Szechuan dishes are very good. They have sushi & hibatchi. Fruit & desserts. Restaurant is clean, but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
Kathy W
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Lots of variety but food was scarce and in most cases was dried out. I had to ask a few times to have fresh food brought out but they never did. The young guy in the back doing the stir fry was rude, I was interrupting his time on his cell phone.....really! Will never go back!

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

After a round of golf and looking for a buffet type meal, we decided to try China Buffet. There is a wide variety of food. Shrimp, clams, mussels, various types of chicken and beef and they were all very good. The restaurant is located just off of 38th ave. in the Bi-Lo plaza just off of by-pass 17. The price... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

They have a wonderful array of foods for anybody's taste. My husband prefers the meats, I prefer the vegetables.. They have it all, steamed clams, cold mussels with sauce, sushi rolls, pickled ginger, all kinds of noodles, rice, meats, seafood. Hot soups. It is all good. A full salad bar, too. Very inexpensive and definitely worth the money. The wait... More 

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United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Came here with my family and found the food good and value priced for a family of adults and young children. Good variety of chinese and some American seafood dishes with fruit and salad bar, sushi bar and hibatchi grill. Desserts were a little lack luster, but we didn't come for the desserts. All you can eat. My personal favorites... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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118 reviews 118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Lunch, Monday thru Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm; Dinner, Monday thru Sunday, 4 pm to 10 pm. You may order off the menu. Wait staff is courteous & efficient. This buffet has a lot of items to choose from. Szechuan dishes are very good. They have sushi & hibatchi. Fruit & desserts. Restaurant is clean, but booths need updating.... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It was good and would do it again for the price. But not the best looks better than it is. Seats need updated. Average but at $11.99 it was good.

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New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

no more. the air conditioner hasn't not worked in months. Management is to cheap too fix. The roof leaks and there are numerous buckets around the buffet to catch the droppings from the ceiling. The whole place needs updating. The food was just okay.

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Oakton, Virginia
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Our first hint should have been the badly cracked fabric in the booths. Food was mediocre, at best. The restaurant help gave no right of way as they moved about the place (Best stay out of their way!). Food items and service were average or less.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

No customer service skills,food nasty, bugs everywhere, hair in food,liars, expensive. I do not recommend no one to eat here until they get their self together. Employees their are rude and the owner is a old bag.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

This buffet is really hit or miss but with lots of misses. If you want warm food, go when it's extremely busy so the turnover is better. If it's not busy, stay away because chances are the good has been there for a while! The bathrooms are some of the worst I have seen and the booths will tear your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1293 38th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-1313
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: 843-626-8812

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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