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Golden Phoenix Chinese Restaurant

500 US Highway 72, Athens, AL 35611
+1 256-233-8088
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good11%
  • Average34%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible33%
Jul 27, 2018
“Friendly staff and an interesting variation”
May 21, 2017
Opens in 29 min
Chinese, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
500 US Highway 72, Athens, AL 35611
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Okay, most Chinese buffets run the same playbook. I was eating with a friend of mine who lives nearby and has been eating there for over a decade. I will hit the high points. Service was good, refills were fast, and the lo mein was...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Never Never Never will i eat there again. i took my two girls out for dinner last week. we got the same thing with the exception of sushi. I love it but I wasnt too crazy about their sushi though because it tasted a little...More

Thank Jeanine G
Cole M, Owner at Golden Phoenix Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Jeanine, no one was ever contacted from the business about your situation. But I will personally say I'm sorry. If you could please email or fax a copy of your doctors name and info I would love to get my attorney on it as soon...More

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

The staff is always friendly here. My wife and I eat here when we get a craving for Chinese buffet and we're in town. You can fill up on the standard buffet as well as some American food as well. It's just a good place...More

Thank ericmL3667HJ
Reviewed February 22, 2017

On the road heading north at lunch time. Drove into town and spotted the Golden Phoenix Super Buffet close to a gas station for $1.99. Filled with many local people who obviously knew each other. Large enough selection of food. Nothing to really write home...More

Thank JudyMK
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Golden Phoenix is one of our favorite places to go in Athens. It is a serve yourself all-you-can-eat buffet. There are dishes ranging from macaroni and cheese with fried catfish all the way to sesame chicken and noodles. The sushi is very good and my...More

Thank Stahler H
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I don't necessarily like Chinese food but I can usually get enough chicken or other food to make it work. The teriyaki chicken was pretty good along with the mushrooms. The rest was pretty bad. My wife eats Chinese food and she said it wasn't...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Apparently this place isn't interested in customers. I called this evening to make sure they were open before making the drive over and never had anyone pick up the phone all evening and no recorded message of information. FORGET THEM! There are plenty of restaurants...More

Thank jparvinal
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Drove half an hour here because I was craving some hibachi and this place never dissapointed WELL Guess it's been awhile.. No hibachi bar anymore...been replaced with sushi that my daughter (who is a sushi connoisseur) said she's had much better 😕 What really put...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2015

I ate at this restaurant on four consecutive Saturdays because my first trip there the staff was very pleasant, but the food was so-so. Each time I returned the food quality was still the same -- mundane and average -- and the last trip I...More

Thank thecowboylawyer
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  • Address: 500 US Highway 72, Athens, AL 35611
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 256-233-8088
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