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Dao Japanese Buffet

1153 Malabar Rd NE, NE Unit # 18, Palm Bay, FL 32907-3264
+1 321-729-6888
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (85 reviews)
“buffet items” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1153 Malabar Rd NE, NE Unit # 18, Palm Bay, FL 32907-3264
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great buffet and by other diners, great Sushi! Very reasonably priced. Friendly staff! We have been eating here since they opened.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is a buffet type restaurant that has a very broad selection. Sushi is good but not great. Other selections that cross chinese selections are better. Is just a bit pricey.

Thank georgen696
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

First time here. Restaurant is located in the corner of a shopping plaza. Plenty of well lit parking. Friendly welcome, chefs and staff. Huge selection of quality items. Hibachi grill is very healthy and delicious. Sushi and Japanese items are numerous and fresh. Looking forward...More

Thank CobaltConnection
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, clean and apparently sanitary operation. Great flavored food just a little pricey for lunch

Thank Bammn
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Mostly an all you can eat sushi bar with Chinese items and a Mongolian bbq thrown in for good measure. Soups and deserts too. Oh, I almost forgot about the raw oysters. Something for everyone. Try it!

Thank ja1824
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have never been disappointed eating here! Seaweed salad, salmon, different sushi and sashimi are available always. Also a customized BBQ! BOGO Wine specials daily! Also REAL ice cream with fruit and nuts, not just the softserve.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Delicious, fresh sushi and sashimi as well as the standard hot foods. There is ice cream too. There is the occasional new item for the family to try.

Thank jennshaffer1
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I love a good variety at a buffet style restaurant, if you go for the hot food it's the same few options and they really need to put general tso's up there but my goodness if you go for the sushi you will NOT be...More

Thank Sarah Q
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Dinner at Dao on a friday night which is their lobster night. They have frozen salmon and tuna for sashimi, very badly presented. ate a little of these sashimi and had a very bad loose bowel. They have habachi which is like mongolian style cook...More

Thank Ruby K
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

The first thing you see walking through the door is a huge sushi prep station. The sushi chef is surrounded on three sides of display tables that have pretty much have everything you want. If you don’t see it just ask the chef. The other...More

Thank ottersRus
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December 6, 2016|
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Response from Carl H | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $13.95 and it is well worth it!
October 12, 2016|
Response from joydee64 | Reviewed this property |
Friday, Saturday and Sunday after 4 pm..the lobster is cut up into pieces and left in shell on the buffet..you do not get a whole lobster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1153 Malabar Rd NE, NE Unit # 18, Palm Bay, FL 32907-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Palm Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 321-729-6888
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