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“Lots of good stuff” 4 of 5 stars
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China House
1900 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL
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Ranked #17 of 88 Restaurants in DeKalb
Cuisines: Chinese
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Elgin, Illinois
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Lots of good stuff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I eat here frequently. We really like the sushi and hibachi grill items. They have a wide variety of buffet choices and the staff are very fast and polite. It has a nice clean pleasant atmosphere and is reasonably priced. We strongly recommend this place.

Visited January 2014
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Villa Park, Illinois
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Pretty good buffet”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I went to this buffet with my son. The restaurant was very busy as it was a Friday evening. The food looked very nice and was very tasty. The selection was quite large and our visit would have been very good... except when I went to select a piece of sushi. The sushi guy started screaming at me in chinese because I took a piece of sushi from the third row. I told my son about this and he said the guy yelled at him for not placing the tongs for sushi in the proper place. The rest of the staff were very nice and helpful. I left with a weird feeling about this place. Don't know if I will return.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Food not good! Beware!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

If you like good quality tasting food this is not the place to go! First, I started at the sushi station and asked if they had specific fish and the chef sushi guy said he did, took it out of the fridge area and put it in the microwave right in front of me to thaw. The microwave is in plain sight! Are you freaking serious?! The buffet had frozen looking fried nasty food and the quality beef had to have been cooked roadkill. Also the waitstaff is slow and have no clue what is going on. Absolutely the worst buffet! BEWARE!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Elkhart
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129 reviews 129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 84 cities Reviews in 84 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Good Food, Not real expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

The food seemed to hot and fresh, kind of like most Chinese buffets with a mix of hot and cold offerings. Food had good flavor and the spicy things were marked so you did not end up with something you were not expecting. Would return if end up in De Kalb, Il again.

Visited June 2013
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Dekalb, illinois
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16 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great selection, but need to bring back crab legs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great selection, has a hibachi grill on site and a small sushi bar. it has a small selection of soups , usually 2, a full dessert bar and ice cream machine. they used to have an area for crab legs (which everyone enjoyed) but for some reason got rid of.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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