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China Buffet

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500 S Taft Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-1510
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good16%
  • Average32%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
3 weeks ago
“Good food at a reasonable price.”
Sep 3, 2017
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
500 S Taft Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-1510
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner. Nice place. Reasonably clean. The food was good with a wide selection of items. The hibachi bar was limited on item choices but the output was good anyway. VERY reasonable price.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed September 3, 2017

The food I ate was typical mediocre Chinese buffet food. Some items not labeled so no idea what I was getting. Some American food on buffet, but again average, but not great. Help was prompt in getting dirty plates off of table. Not a fan...More

Thank iowaway
Reviewed August 16, 2017

I stopped by the China Buffet in Mason City on a Wednesday evening around 7:30. I've had good experiences at other China Buffets in the Midwest so I figured I couldn't go wrong. Big mistake on my part. Over half the main course items were...More

Thank 466Steve
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

China Buffet has a large parking lot and is newly remodeled. They added on to provide more seating,too. Great place for large groups. Nice environment--lots of cool artwork. Friendly workers. They have sushi and hibachi grill in addition to the usual Chinese food.

Thank DMF_515465
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Newly remodeled, great atmosphere. Has hibachi grill and sushi. Love the seafood. Staff is friendly. I've been a customer for over 10 years. Highly recommend.

Thank DMF_515465
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The place was not up to standard as other restaurants of its kind! It could use a little work! It could be better!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed October 20, 2016

After eating chinese food all over this country, and a majority being buffets, I can say this place wasn't bad, but it certainly wasn't very unique. I didn't really understand why the hibachi chef made such a fuss about separating food, never seen that at...More

Thank primalclaws1974
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We had not eaten here for seven or eight years now. It has changed dramatically for the better. A little bit of everything from Chinese to American to Pizza, etc. Price of about $8 includes drink and ice cream and other desserts. The service was...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed September 5, 2016

My wife, younger grandson & I ate dinner at China Buffet on September 2, 2016. It was recommended by the desk clerk at our hotel (Carlson Country Inn & Suites). The restaurant was very clean. Workers kept buffet areas clean and well stocked. There was...More

Thank John G
Reviewed August 30, 2016

In Mason City there is always a big competition with Chinese food and china buffet has been around for well over 20yrs while other Chinese food restaurants have come and gone when they shut down I thought they had then thrown in the towel also;...More

Thank tamaram651
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Taft Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
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