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Panda Buffet

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106 East Holland Avenue, Alpine, TX
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was dirty. The food was terrible. I made myself eat some melon because it seemed like my safest option. I complained when we left and they took $5 off my $50 tab within seconds like that's there usual thing to do. $5 didn't even cover the drinks or one plate of food so no thank you!! The food was... More 

Thank Shacoy P
mesa, az
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

It may have been better earlier in the day, but too typical of many Asian buffets, the food sits in a steam table until it is eaten or the place closes. Facility not all that clean either. Only other option would be the fast food places.

Thank aldahal
Boerne, Texas
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Chinese buffets can be excellent or really bad. This one was average. The food was a good temperature and the selection was fare. The dumplings were really good. The service was okay. For fast Chinese, it was a good choice.

Thank MarieH774
Honolulu, Hawaii
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Visited Panda for supper. Food was ok and confirmed no MSG. Dishes were mostly just acceptable- nothing outstanding. Staff replenished buffet items when running low. Egg drop soup was not great. Not a place I would return to on a future visit, but food was edible. Place needs a good cleaning. Staff was friendly and seemed to appreciate the business.

1 Thank CanukinParadise
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We visited Alpine, not knowing how hard it was to get a seat in a restaurant. Several were closed because it was Sunday, and the rest were completely full. The only one that was not crowded was Panda Buffet. But, the food was only warm, not really hot, and the cold food, was not really cold. They did have ice... More 

1 Thank sjschafer
Mansfield, Texas
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

If I lived in Alpine, I would probably not go here by choice. The place is kind of dingy, and the food mediocre at best. But . . . when you got up at four in the morning and towed your camper nine and a half hours, followed by two hours of set up? Man did this hit the spot.... More 

1 Thank David B
Dallas, Texas
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Monday night in small town Texas. Most restaurants in Alpine closed. took a chance. big selection, good quality, nice people. will go again

1 Thank thomas s
Post Falls ID
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87 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We were here for lunch right after they opened for the day. We both opted for the buffet. While there were several selections all were pretty much what you would expect at a Chinese buffet. Nothing real outstanding.

Thank J and G W
Plano, Texas
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88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Stopped by for dinner. Pleasant surprise to find a quality Chinese buffet in town. Food hot and fresh cooked. Good choice.

1 Thank Bob V
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105 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Better than most Chinese buffets. Owners,or employees, seem genially interested in providing a quality product. All of our selections were delicious and the quality all food was excellent.

1 Thank Ted L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 East Holland Avenue, Alpine, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine

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