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2416 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-8319
956-423-8885
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, great service

For us this would fall among the average, everyday Chinese Buffets. Not great, not bad...just the same ole Chinese Buffet fair. Pricing is good and service was great. Will say the restaurant was very busy and full of people. That alone says a lot. We left full and satisfied.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
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Kingwood, Texas
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Kingwood, Texas
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123 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

For us this would fall among the average, everyday Chinese Buffets. Not great, not bad...just the same ole Chinese Buffet fair. Pricing is good and service was great. Will say the restaurant was very busy and full of people. That alone says a lot. We left full and satisfied.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Positives: great attentative staff, food is fresh and tasty. What I love the most about this place is that they always have grilled short ribs and chicken breast displayed on top of a bed of grilled onions and peppers... Chicken is delicious. Negative: their salad selection is lacking to say the least.

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Harlingen, Texas
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23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is a good place to go for Chinese in Harlingen. The buffet offers a good variety and very good tasting food.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Very attentive and friendly staff! Food was very good! Kim is a very nice lady. Thanks, Don, Scott and Carolyn from Minnesota

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Bailey
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20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The buffet is ok but not great. We haven't ordered from the menu but we aren't given the choice either. They just tell us to go to the buffet. It's ok but doesn't seem to be clean or well kept any longer.

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Spicewood, TX
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I travel the country and always try to find good Chinese buffets. I am successful most of the time. This buffet was below average. What was good? The skewered shrimp were great; they hadn't been waiting for me and were hot and fresh. The spring rolls were delicious. The chicken soup was full of good, cooked cabbage. Grilled tilapia with... More 

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Rio Dulce Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

They have sushi which I just love. I like the selection. It is a buffet and I like this place better than any other in the area.

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Harlingen, Texas
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74 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012 via mobile

Decided to stop here foe dinner on a whim. Should have ignored my whim instinct. This is quite possibly one of the worst buffets we have ever been to! Tasteless, overcooked food. They call themselves a Chinese buffet......seemed like there was more Mexican and American food. We avoided the raw seafood and so-called sashimi. Service was OK, but then it's... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

The decorations are nice. We always order shrimp dishes, but their sweet sour shrimp is almost all breading and no shrimp! The rest of the food is average.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

When traveling through the valley, I have many options for lunch. I keep going back here because they are consistent! The food is always hot, fresh, and tasty. I've been to 30 or so chinese buffets and this one ranks in the top 3! Nice job great china!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2416 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-8319
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: 956-423-8885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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