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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: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dinner and a show

Okay. Food was meh, except the miniature cupcakes. No hard liquor just beer (domestic only) and limited wine. So forget those scorpion bowls. Booth seats have seen way better days, all are torn and cracked like Freddy Krueger had a field day. The whole restaurant was given an impromptu show as a... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Kylie M
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

You cannot understand the chinese workers one bit. The food was cheap and tasted bad. The dishes are not washed properly. Deserts are very cheap and disgusting. Ice cream melts very quick and does not taste like normal ice cream.

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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have nothing good or positive to say about this place.... Cold food was warm and hot food was cold. Staff and servers were not nice and there was a language barrier. Place was clean but smelled very fishy. Not an enjoyable smell....

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Ancaster, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went there for dinner on July 1st with 3 adults and 3 kids. First thing she said was same price for everyone, no price for kids. We still decided to stay. The buffet was nearly empty and when we asked questions they just starred at us. Food quality poor, selection poor. Do not recommend this place at all. Then... More 

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Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food was great but the service is the worst, I never argue about a tip, but when they force you to it is not nice, I told the waiter I was going to leave the tip on cash and the manager charge my card with it, when I told her about it she got mad saying that thats the... More 

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Tolland, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good value for the money. More food than you can eat . I think lunch is the better value.Have eaten there several times

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Jackson, Mississippi
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

AC was not working on the side we sat in. Not sure if it was broken or they were trying to save money. It was working on the side where the cashier was but for some reason no one was seated on that side of the restaurant. Booths are showing a lot of wear and tear. There are water stains... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Okay. Food was meh, except the miniature cupcakes. No hard liquor just beer (domestic only) and limited wine. So forget those scorpion bowls. Booth seats have seen way better days, all are torn and cracked like Freddy Krueger had a field day. The whole restaurant was given an impromptu show as a customer screamed for a little more than a... More 

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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