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Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

8217 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA 98408
(253) 531-8888
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Ranked #151 of 655 restaurants in Tacoma
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed at the Hampton Inn next door, so the location was great for us....then when you enter and see the array of seafood on their buffet; it was awesome! The staff was friendly and the food and selection was out of this world!

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Victoria, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We had the buffet dinner, a massive selection of good Chinese food, including seafood, for under $14 per person Beer was available at $2 a bottle. There is also a buffet selection of non-Chinese food which I did not try but I do recommend this place. It is located next door to the Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma Mall.

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Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We went because it was close to the hotel and we like Chinese. It's a buffet so you can stuff your face for cheap. That being said, you get what you pay for. Some of the food is good like the rice and a beef/ mushroom dish. Others, not so much. I grabbed some crayfish & crab. I had to... More

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Yakima, WA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We went to this buffet because it was right next door to the Hampton Inn we were staying at. It doesn't have very good curb appeal but is nicer on the inside. It has a very large buffet although we ended up ordering off of the menu - which was funny because they had their menu on the front desk... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We have been coming here for the past 9 years. They have some of The Best food on their buffet. My favorite is the crab and cheese mix. Over the years I have tried this at many buffets but none compares to here. There is also a great hibatchi grill,& nice selection of sushi. The staff has always been friendly.... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The outside does not look like much (worn carpet at the entry, old gum on the sidewalk, etc.) but the inside is clean and the food was very good. I ate here twice. The first time was mid-afternoon and I was not impressed. I came back for dinner and my opinion improved significantly. Local Asians eat here and a number... More

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

It wasn't the best that I have had and it could be a little cleaner. I think that they remodeled since I was there, may try it again

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Lampasas, Texas, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nice selection and reasonable price. They offered several shrimp and other seafood dishes that were very pleasing.

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Port Orchard, WA
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78 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We tried this place yesterday and were pleasantly surprised. There was a wide variety of seafood and not just 24 different variations of chicken like most Chinese buffets. Plus, there was some really odd stuff that the non-Asians ignored like squid, octopus, kimchi, black bean crab, etc. However, all that said, both of us did get hit with some mild... More

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This is not far from any other Chinese buffet that i've been too. Staff are quick to getting you seated & fast on picking up plates from the table. But most of all, they don't rush you to get out! (even though there is a 2 hour maximum). My girlfriend loves the atmosphere because of their exquisite chandeliers. The food... More

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