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1003 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-4140
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love the Sunday Buffet

We have visited many times, we regularly come after church on Sunday. They have a decent selection on their buffet, by no means do they have their whole menu out but enough to keep our family happy, and there is always the option of ordering off the menu if the buffet is not something you want. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
Tina S
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Ellensburg, Washington
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Ellensburg, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have visited many times, we regularly come after church on Sunday. They have a decent selection on their buffet, by no means do they have their whole menu out but enough to keep our family happy, and there is always the option of ordering off the menu if the buffet is not something you want. It would be nice... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The meal wasn't necessarily bad, just not impressive at all. We're new to the area and this had the best reviews out of all the Chinese options in town. You walk in and see two islands of entrees but at a closer look there isnt much to choose from. And, since there isn't that much I tried a little of... More 

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Carnation, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This restaurant was rated good online, so we stopped in on the way home from a trip. Mistake! We ordered moo shoo vegetable (no egg, tofu instead) and Sechwan green beans, which (unbelievably!) were not on the menu. It was hard to communicate this order. "What, you don't like meat?" said the waitress. The decor was plastic. The beans came... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Been there many times since moving to Eburg 10 yrs ago.I've always liked all their food but now I'm into the Pho. It is addictive. Clean with friendly staff.

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Desert Aire, Washington, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We've had some pretty good chinese over the years but this was far and above the best ever. Everything was perfect, in fact I guess I didn't even know what somethings were supposed to taste like. It will be hard to want chinese anywhere else again. Just 3 minutes off I-90 in in Ellensburg WA. We will be going back... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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115 reviews 115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

When you pass through Ellensburg and Central Washington Univ, you don't really expect to find a great Chinese restaurant. But, this is one of the best. The buffet is full, food is lightly cooked and tasty, and the owners are very friendly. This is one place worth the extra 5 minute drive from the freeway to find.

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Ellensburg
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Don't like the idea of a buffet, food wasn't hot enough, selection not very good, atmosphere not what we like to have, won't go back.

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Ellensburg, WA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

This place has the usual fare. There are not many choices for vegetarians. The Sunday buffet is a good deal.

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Ellensburg, Washington, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Loved their crab rangoons and chicken lo mein. Great service!!

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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2010

It was a busy little place, but the food was terrible. We took a couple of bites and threw it out. I think my husband liked the soup though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1003 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: (509) 925-4140

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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