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King Buffet Chinese Restaurant

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190 Pencader Plz, Newark, DE 19713-3408
(302) 738-8379
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Coram, New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Went here because of ad in hotel directory. Claimed 200 dishes to choose from, not even 20. What was available was cold and disgusting! I'd rather eat road kill then go back there! Should have checked TripAdvisor

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Thank Peter B
Bear, Delaware, United States
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I grew up in this area and when the King Buffet opened 15+ years ago, it was the best buffet out there. Steemed crab legs, plenty to choose from and clean. This is not the King in once was long ago. The Sushi table was completely wiped out, two empty plates with plastic wrap still on it was the only... More 

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Thank Brandon T
MIDDLETOWN,DE
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Food at best is room temperature and of poor quality. Restaurant interior is run down. Stay clear...spend your money elsewhere.

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1 Thank WPD37
Newark, Delaware
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not a single item on my plate or my wife's plate was good. We both left hungry but nauseous. Definitely the worst Chinese Buffet I've been to and it was $13 per person. $13 isn't expensive for a Chinese buffet, but it is when the food is awful. The inside of the restaurant is rundown and dingy. I'll never go... More 

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2 Thank Ben H
Syracuse, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Looking for Chinese buffet near hotel and this came out. Not a wide selection of items,the food was ok, nothing really stood out. Wait service was ok. The cashier seemed like we were bothering her at checkout. Likely a once a year visit.

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1 Thank Terry S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

There wasn't much selection waiting staff acted like we weren't there .. Took 20 mins to refill a dang drink ? The heck ,43 for 3 people crap could gone to golden Coral for that price , I litterly feel like I'm gonna throw up THERE WAS NOTHING ! I hated everything , fruits eh , no salad selections I... More 

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1 Thank Shyshyshy1262
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was not bad, it was filling and it was fast... I always get the steamed shrimp at these places so it is a bargain and it was not bad... Good spot to eat in the area of the high way and Red roof inn..

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Thank Philip_Herring
Newark, Delaware
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164 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The fried shrimp was delicious. The vegetable fried rice and vegetable lo mien was perfect. The cheese wonton were a little oily but tasty. Lunch is reasonable; dinner is higher, by about $5 p.p. more, but at dinnertime they have FRIED CATFISH. My husband can devour a whole plate of that! Lunch for two is $14.98, but includes free hot... More 

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1 Thank dghornock
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I got there at 4:00 they told me that they we going to put out fresh food. They lied and kept food that had been sitting there for a long time. The food was cold. They told me to come back around 6:00 and it would be fresh. The hell with them.

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2 Thank yoflyboys
Wilmington, Delaware
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The buffet was average priced, average-sized... nothing too crazy. Enough vegetarian options to keep me and my son happy, and plenty of meat dishes for my SO. Until you brought your food to the table... it was cold. Like REALLY cold... not good. The staff are extremely rude when you ask questions or ask for drink refills, and don't even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Pencader Plz, Newark, DE 19713-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: (302) 738-8379

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