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1113 7th Ave, Marion, IA 52302-3403
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy eating the lunch buffet here! It's small, but very reasonably priced and always stocked with fresh, hot food!

Thank Cookandpamper
Marion, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We really enjoy their food. Their crab Rangoon is not to be missed. The buffet is always very busy and food is fresh.

Thank Sue H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I love to pop in here and grab some crab rangoons and egg drop soup! They are quick and their food rocks. Inexpensive.

Thank Christina S
Marion, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

They have the best Chicken Chow Mein here! It is just like my grandmother use to make. It is in a creamy chicken sauce with lots of chicken, celery, veggies and crispy noodles. They also have a really decent lunch buffet with about 8 different types of food for $5.50 a person.

1 Thank BBQME2
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

Looked up this place on tripadvisor and went out of my way to eat at a highly rated Chinese restaurant. Turned out to be only average.

Thank Jim N
Denver, Colorado
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

I met a friend at China King and enjoyed a lunch. I ordered the Happy Family and it was very good, not the best Chinese meal I've ever had but it was good and I will likely return to this place.

Thank mdhinder
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Being new to the area and knowing how difficult it can be to find a good Chinese carry out restaurant, we relied on the reviews and decided to give it a try. We went on a week night and were 1 of 3 people getting carry out. The servings were generous. The food was fresh. Egg rolls are good sized.... More 

Thank Crbr S
Carroll. Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

I ate here for the first time just the other day. I had the buffet and was pleasantly surprised at how the food was fresh, tasty and hot. The dining area is very non-descript, so the atmosphere is lacking. However, the cost of the meals can't be beat. It was around $22.00 for three adults and 2 preschool aged children.... More 

Thank squatch52302
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great little Asian restaurant. The food is excellent and you can enjoy the buffet or order from the extensive menu. Owners are very friendly and remember their customers.

Thank Cynthia M
Marion, Iowa, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

Selection of items on the buffet is often lacking. As is usual with this type of restaurant, the owners are afraid of having to throw anything away at the end of lunch, so they are slow to add items at the beginning of lunch and stop replenishing items toward the end of lunch. The price is right, though. About $7... More 

Thank 185Craig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1113 7th Ave, Marion, IA 52302-3403
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 319-373-9888
Lunch Buffet...amazing food, family run

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?