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12 Oliver St, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1L7, Canada
(250) 392-6225
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Williams Lake, Canada
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy the Chinese take-out at this restaurant. It does not disappoint. The Wonton soup is delicious. Recommended!

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Williams Lake, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Whent in for the lunch buffet! The food had definatly been sitting there for quite awhile! chow mein was dry and crunchy beef dried up yuck! Not very many items to choose from wont eat here again!

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Thank rhhlady
Williams Lake, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Mings used to be the place we went for excellent food whether it was take-out or buffet. The oirginal owners sold a years ago and the new owners did a good job of taking over. However, I think the restaurant has once again changed ownership and the last time I got take-out my family was not happy. The food was... More 

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Williams Lake, Canada
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Went on a payday Friday, lots of take out orders being processed. Had a reservation for 5, sealed ourselves and after 15 minutes had to ask for service and was told "yes, when I get a minute". Ordering from the menu took a very long time, coffee never came. Smorgasbord was empty fast and refilled slow. Though staff were friendly... More 

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Williams Lake, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

visited recently, we entered the building, and it smelled like a sewer explosion had just happened. We sat by the bathrooms/end of the buffet table. We moved to another seat far from there, didnt smell as bad. We both ordered the smorg. uh GROSS to say it nicely, this used to be a Favorite restaurant.. when Jenny and Peter owned... More 

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Thank Hanna S
Williams Lake
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with a larger group, most of us had the buffet. Was not too impressed with the food but the most disappointing was that one of us ordered off the menu, never got his food until all of us were done- it went right into a to go container. That meal should have been on the house, but the... More 

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Williams Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The woman working as the lone wait staff was running, from the minute we entered until we left. This restaurant was busy! We enjoyed the many dishes on the buffet table, which were all freshened up while we dined. For a quick and easy Sunday supper, this Chinese food buffet was just right.

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Williams Lake, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I understand this place has new owners. We have tried it twice since and I must say I will not be back. We dined on a weekend night around 6pm, I would say the place was about 1/3 full, the buffet was very skimpy, most items we were scraping the bottom of the pan, Sat and waited about 20 min... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went for dinner to Ming's after trying to decide between this place and Ken's. Ming's won out due to people claiming no MSG was added. It was quiet when we first entered and the food was a little cold on the buffet. There was a lot to choose from and the flavours were actually good. About 30 minutes later... More 

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Williams Lake
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51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Not a big fan of Western-style Chinese food but do occasionally order, for take-out, one of their fried rice dishes. Huge portions that are inexpensive make for two days of lunches. Recently changed ownership and the new owners / staff seem to be just as friendly as Peter and Jenny who sold to them. Bernd Williams Lake, BC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Oliver St, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Cariboo  >  Williams Lake
  • Phone Number: (250) 392-6225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?