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lucky buffet,

101 Lake Street, Saint Albans, VT 05478
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Ranked #15 of 43 restaurants in Saint Albans
Cuisines: American, Asian
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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18 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Tried this restaurant twice. They have a fairly large selection of food. It seems most of the dishes have meat included. Less than average number of vegetable dishes. Nothing stood out just another place to eat if you like buffets.

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Barrie, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I have never before seen wontons this colour nor this thick and rubbery. Wife rated the rice as "gross". Brother rated the meal as the "worst Chinese food he has ever eaten" and sister-in-law just said she would never return there for any reason. I did, to be fair, enjoy the General Tsao Chicken but I would not return nor... More

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Been here 4 or 5 times and is only getting worse. On our last visit here about 6 months ago, we found 4 different hairs in our food. No lie. Informed management, we were refunded and left. This time their were no hairs but the food was still mediocre at best. My favorite dish is General Tso chicken but i... More

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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Since this place opened 1 year ago,it has been packed with customers almost every day. We've been there a dozen times and highly recommend it. The food bar has everything you'd want and all you can eat. It's fresh and the best chines food around. You can sit and eat or you can take out. A little tip I always... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We have had the opportunity to dine here 2 or 3 times in the last few months and have enjoyed every visit! The food is always hot and fresh with a wide variety of choices and the prices are reasonable. Try it you'll be glad you did!

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Swanton, VT
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128 reviews 128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Prices are somewhat higher than most Chinese restaurants but the food is worth it. Great variety of dishes, including soups and salad. Desserts are standard. Service is very good and staff is friendly. Clean bathrooms. I have always said, a clean bathroom means a clean kitchen!

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Saint Albans, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Its your usual Chinese buffet as far as assortment goes although they do surprise with things like pizza and stuffed clams. They have a hibachi set up where you can bring your raw foods and watch them being cooked. The overall quality of the food is better than you would expect and the service is first rate. If possible you... More

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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98 reviews 98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We visited Lucky Buffet for take out tonight and were pleasantly surprised with our first experience there. The hostess was very nice and our order was ready quickly. The Generals Taos had some nice kick to it and the rest of dinner was very good. Price was good. It looked like a busy evening by the cars in the lot,... More

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

This buffet is fairly good size with all the major Chinese dishes represented. Potstickers are not always easy to find but they are available here and they are pretty good. The quality of the food is slightly above average but for the price it's a pretty good deal.

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Johnson, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Great service, fresh hot food although a bit crowded at times - Why wouldn't they be? They are now the best Chinese place in town.

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