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King Buffet

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5609 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8056
+1 815-479-8050
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible20%
Jan 30, 2018
“Good choices!”
Aug 8, 2017
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Chinese, Asian
5609 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8056
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is a better than normal Buffet! All the food was very tasty and cooked well too! Service was fast and efficient bringing plates and drinks without have to wait or ask! We will return often!

Thank BearNTrout
Reviewed August 8, 2017

It's hard to have a great buffet dining experience, but this one was pretty bad, food was tasteless and cold.

1  Thank sisters2011
Reviewed February 5, 2017

We're fans of Chinese buffets. We do know that none of them have real Chinese cooking --- we know what authentic Chinese is. Now, having said that, if you're a fan of Chinese buffets, we consider this one of the better ones (and we have...More

Thank retiredtripper1
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Almost every item is smothered in Jalapenos, which completely changes the taste, if you want real Chinese food - go to One Buffet in Crystal Lake . If you arrive too early the food is cold. Avoid this place - as the owner does not...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I know they offer a lot of food, but the quality is just not there. Probably one of the worst Chinese buffets I've ever had. Sorry, I would never go back. Very Greasy too

2  Thank KevK23
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Huge buffet! You can't beat the selection or the price and the food is delicious. They even have a senior discount. Price includes beverage and dessert.

Thank Millie M
Reviewed May 20, 2015

They always have fresh food and it's a nice and clean place. There are tv's to keep your kids occupied, for a while. Also there is a kid section for food.

Thank Renee B
Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Had a taste for Chinese Food and went to King for lunch on a Sunday. Arrived about 10 minutes after they opened and went up to get food. Most of the good was cold !!!! What a disappointment. Will never return!! Don't waste your money,...More

1  Thank Travelprn
Reviewed June 22, 2014

food was ok. we went early so it was empty no lunch rush yet. the waitress stood over our table the whole time we ate. She was very nice and attentive but it felt a lil weird. I like beef and there was only 1...More

1  Thank bamandag
Reviewed June 30, 2013

My most recent visit on a Wednesday evening at King was one of the worst buffet food ! The restaurant was not busy two waitresses were reading magazines. Some of the food sitting on the steam table were getting dry and cold. I have never...More

1  Thank Travelprn
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5609 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8056
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-479-8050
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