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Rocket National Buffet

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607 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-7905
+1 575-437-5905
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (4 reviews)
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607 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-7905
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like good Chinese food,I highly recommend this place.The food is good and there is always plenty on the buffet.

Thank booneyrat
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

This place is under new management and I like the direction they are going. Very affordable and delicious food. Waiter never let my water run out. I also have shellfish allergy and had no reaction considering the large amount shellfish available. Definitely worth a try!!!

Thank Talesha R
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We were coming back from Calif, headed to Capitan,NM. It was about 4:30 on a Sunday. It was seafood day. We stopped here on a whim. Are we glad that we did. A really small restaurant but still had a good variety of food. The...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The exterior of Rocket National Buffet looks unprepossessing, to say the least. Peeling paint and faded signage don't offer great confidence in what lies within, but it was nearly the last place before the edge of town, so we pulled in for lunch. The interior,...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We got take out for dinner. There was so much food that we ate for three meals. Excellent Chinese food.

Thank marksalida
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Good food. They regularly replentish in small amounts so the food line is always fresh. Recommend this restaurant

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We passed this one by, but after checking with Trip Advisor, we gave it a try. This caters to locals as the hand painted sign out front would not entice tourists. Really glad we stopped as the food was excellent. Biggest surprise, there were 8...More

Thank TXRVer09
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

So since this the only Chinese restaurant in Alamogordo. Buffet does not have have many options for lunch but Mongolian BBQ is offered for dinner.

Thank ggreenggiant
Reviewed June 26, 2016

They have a huge buffet, didn't expect that in this small town restaurant. The food was all piping hot and delicious. There prices are more than reasonable. The staff kept our tea glasses filled and dirty plates were quickly removed from the tabletop. Well worth...More

Thank ind_sub
Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food buffet was fresh and was changed regularly. The service was good. Got take-out meals that are charged by weight. The food was very tasty, fresh and hot.

Thank bmjhsfo
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-7905
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alamogordo
  • Phone Number: +1 575-437-5905
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