A few hours ago I made my first visit here in several years. I was sort of stuck nearby and figured it was worth a revisit.
I tried to start with the sushi. Well, there was rice, and tiny bits of undetermined other things, some supposedly vegetable, some supposedly 'fish'. I tried a couple pieces; couldn't make out anything beyond the rice.
I tried a few raw clams. They seemed fresh, but some rinsing out of debris would have been nice. I later ran into the same problem with the sauteed clams.
Miso - this is the easiest, cheapest thing to make - and it still tasted weird. Egg drop soup was a bit better. I eventually tasted most of the hot dishes (except most of the 'American' ones. Most had a reasonable temp - impressive in a mostly empty buffet place. Spring roll was ok, first egg roll also, 2nd not so. Mushrooms of a couple varieties were good. Mystery seafood 'casserole' (my name) tasted good, and the mystery seafood mei fun was good.
Here's the real problem - for about the same $12.99, you'd be able to eat really well most nights at say, Old Country Buffet (fairly close by off Sunrise). Food would mostly be far fresher, much more flavorful. Everything about CGB reeks of cheap - and cheaper. Lousy fake ice cream. Imitation sushi. Oh, and I forgot to mention - crab legs so skinny, and sitting out so long, that any meat within has probably long since withered up and turned into something string.
The big question - would I come back with my wife? NO!
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