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Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lots of variety and good food, service is also good. Enjoy it. Lunch is better because they replenish new food more often.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 18, 2017

The food here is mediocre at best. But that doesn't stop many from showing up for dinner with their families.

Date of visit: November 2016
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Being able to eat the best mushrooms, crab & shrimp is cool. The food is wonderful. Always packed, my 9 yr old loves it there, as well as my 101 yr old grandmother..............

Date of visit: March 2016
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The place was packed for dinner when I got there. There was enough people coming and going to get a seat. The place was clean, the hostesses were friendly, efficient and fast. The food selection was wonderful and cooked very well. The food was well...seasoned and tasty. Several different salads, a soushi bar (spelling?), crab, lobster, cracked cold crab, chicken prepared various ways and a large selection of deserts. Wonderful place to eat. It is my new spot for myself and my recommendation to anyone who want something good to eat at a reasonable price.More

Date of visit: November 2016
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Good! Enjoyed the food and how it was prepared. The service was great and the atmosphere created a very relaxing time.

Date of visit: November 2016
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I try this buffet after several reviews from my friends said it not that good. So, we went for lunch, order hot tea and yikes, the lid of tea pot is dirty...how come they dun see it when served it?. Take some dishes and try...it..so salty, think they need to reduced using so much salt and I grab 2 pieces of sushi with raw fish on top but ending upI dun even touch it, I dun think I trust the freshness of the fish..not want to have stomach ache or food posising. I back to get a plate for Mongolian BBQ and when I taste it,..also too salty, where the salt coming from? .Not sure... Well, too bad this is my first try but don't think will coming back. I like the utensil clean and food not salty, not wanting to ruin my blood pressure. SorryMore

Date of visit: October 2016
Reviewed March 18, 2016

Second time I have eaten here. My dad loves it. He is able to eat foods like tripe, chicken feet, ham hocks, and fish cooked many ways. This buffet has it all. I especially liked the steamed bows, the pot stickers, and the shar shui...pork dumplings. I am not nearly as adventurous as my dad. And in fact have a little tummy ache tonight. 😁More

Date of visit: March 2016
Reviewed June 25, 2015

My mother, husband, and myself came here after hearing about what a great buffet it was and was curious. We came on a Saturday afternoon. The neighborhood is sketchy, and we didn't feel terribly great about parking our car too much out of view. Limited...handicap parking spaces. So, we came in the front door and admired the nice koi pond nearby until a server came to take us to a table. The place was hopping and busy, but there were plenty of tables. We were a little annoyed by where the server put us which was in the second windowless, dark, dank banquet room next to a large family with active kids running all about their table, when, clearly, there was plenty of places to sit in the main dining room area with light and near the buffet. My mother is a senior with mobility issues. So, after I got over that, we headed to the buffet area. Let me tell you there is plenty to eat here, many choices. There is a hungry zombie-like frenzy to get to the trough! People dodging other people for that last wonton like they may run out. There is a Mongolian BBQ, sushi, traditional Chinese fare, standard not too fancy desserts, soup, etc. Rows and rows of food. Yeah, some of the hot items were not so hot, but there is definitely something for everyone. So, we never saw our server after we were first seated and got the disappointed look when we only wanted water as a beverage, but she appeared at the end with a smile, finally, when she gave us our bill and enthusiastically told us she gave us two senior discounts. Well, first of all there was only one senior...wah, wah, wah, wah. And, secondly, we got charged for four people, not three. It got straightened out, but I had the feeling this wasn't the first time that happened in the day. Know what I mean? My mother really loved the place, though, so I did take her back a week later. Gave the place a second chance, right? I'm happy to say our next experience was a little more friendlier, with a window booth, and my mother was treated with respect. To sum it up for me: Average on the food quality, lots of choices, service can be all over the board (go with an open mind), but the cost is hard to beat. It's a neat place to eat, but it ain't the Ritz. Have the car alarm set.More

Date of visit: April 2015
Reviewed May 1, 2015

The food is not kept hot, it's barely warm. The servers are inattentive, for the price you pay, my husband asked for a refill on his drink she walked right past him. Will not go back!!!!

Date of visit: May 2015
Reviewed October 15, 2014

We have not been to this place for about a year. Not for lack of wanting to, a lot of personal things got in the way of going out. But, this is my wife's favorite place to go for her birthday. Why? Because she can...pig out on crab legs. For me I love sushi and a variety of less then common Asian dishes. I looked up the reviews and was disheartened. Maybe it went downhill since our last visit. But after discussing other options for her beloved crab legs within our budget we decided to go for it. First off, I NEVER go to a buffet, ANY buffet on the weekend or "kid's night" (usually Thursdays). I like to avoid nights that families go out to eat. Don't get me wrong, I love kids, I have two, full grown now, plus three grand-kids. I do NOT like kids at a buffet. Too many people let their kids run wild and get their own food. Sorry, but I do want to use a serving spoon that has been handled by a snotty nosed 6 year old. So, we tend to go on a Tuesday or Wednesday. This time it was a Tuesday. That may have made a difference to our experience as the place was not packed and therefore the wait staff was able to provide fast and friendly service. The food was "ok", some of it would have been bland if not for for the heavy hand with the chili peppers. My wife, as usual, had a plate of crab legs, a plate of assorted melons, and some macaroon cookies. She said the legs were not salty, and so what if they were a little small, it's a buffet. But, the one plateful was enough. The fruit was fresh and well chilled. She had 2 small macaroon cookies, they were so good she had 2 more. I had a bowl of hot and sour soup. It needed a little more vinegar, but I really liked the fresh mushrooms, and it was plenty hot. I had 8 pieces of sushi, mostly nigiri. While I tend to stay away from raw fish at a buffet I did try a few and 8 hours later I still feel fine. I compare this to grocery store sushi where 8 pieces will cost you about $9. I had 4 pieces of dim sum. They were very plain tasting and I did not like the offered dipping sauce. The pork bun was pretty good. I used wasabi with soy sauce instead. I tried a few forkfuls of General Chicken, man, that was hot. I liked it. The steamed bok choy was fresh and delicious. I finished with a small bowl of chocolate ice cream. I only ate two spoonfuls, it just wasn't very creamy or chocolately (is that a word). The service was great. What she lacked in smiles she made up for in fast plate removal, extra napkins, and speedy soda refills. A word about good service. I almost always get good service. I believe it is because I do two things. First, I am always polite, ALWAYS. I treat my server as a person who has one of the toughest jobs there is and I plan to make this customer the one she calls the "good customer". Secondly, I carry a bunch of ones in my pocket. As soon as I sit down I place a folded dollar under a condiment near the back of the table, making sure to obscure the denomination. Every time they come to my table to provide service I add another bill or two. I have a fair idea as to what my bill will be so I stop at the 10-15% mark for buffets and 20% for full service. Call it a bribe, call it anything you like. I don't care. It works for me. In over 40 years of going to restaurants, at one point I traveled for business and ate out every-night for years, I can count the number of times that I received bad service on one hand. Those few times I pocketed what I had put out and left no tip. An object lesson for the server more poignant then ranting or leaving a bad review. As for bad food, I go straight to the manager, after I have paid. If I ate it, I pay for it. I want them to know that my motivation to complain is based purely on giving constructive criticism. So, since we had soda, it was $38 plus a $6 tip. The food was on par with your local cheap Chinese restaurant. A little pricier perhaps, but that is the price you pay to be able to sample a large variety at one sitting. Or in my wife's case, all the crab legs she wants. I left satisfied. From the food and service of course. But, what any man who has been married over 35 years will tell you, what really matters is that my wife was happy.More

Date of visit: October 2014
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No 1 Buffet is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3