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Family Buffet

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801 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9458
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my home town, we have pretty crummy Chinese food buffets, so it was a really pleasant surprise when I walked into Family Buffet for the first time. I have been to Junction City about 5 times and never stopped in here. I am definitely kicking myself for that mistake now! The buffet is massive and offers a ton of... More 

Thank Caitlin C
Medicine Lodge, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

They were very freindly and we were quite surprized to see such a large assortment of dishes. It was very tasty and we enjoyed our dinner.

Thank lbogner1
Fort Riley, Kansas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Don't do it. We saw cockroaches and flys. Food looked old and reheated a ton. We didn't want to risk getting sick so we booked it as fast as we could.

Thank Becky B
Lawrence, KS
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We stopped at this place last week on the way home. I had eaten where about a year after they built the place and remembered it as a buffet that had a lot of different choices. Not anymore. Its just plain old Chinese and not very good at that. The place is dirty and worn down. It seems there are... More 

Thank kccode1
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

My co-workers and I often go to Family Buffet because there is something for everyone. For one low price you can eat until you are full and they have a great selection. The food tastes average -- it's on par with any Chinese Buffet that focuses on getting it out hot and fasts. But you can have a salad, sushi,... More 

Thank rejavanation
Manitou Springs, Colorado
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I was traveling and just did not want fast food. I was by myself and just did not know what I wanted. Some items were great, others not so much but you can pick and choose, so I took tiny amounts the first time as there is a very large selection. I was there a little after noon. The buffet... More 

Thank FrontierJ
Davenport, Iowa
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

The name Family Buffet is misleading,it should be called lousy Chinese the food was cold the meat tough the service slow I could go on but you get the drift, I had no choice it was only place I could fine open on Christmas eve. Tomorrow I'll eat from a vending machine before I go back there.

1 Thank BobandLydia
Yuma, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I noticed the food was cold and didn't seem fresh. I guess you have to go during the busy part of the day in order to get warm food.

2 Thank hcasas928
Junction City, Kansas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

That is it. Just terrible! The food, the service, the atmosphere. I thought it was going to be okay with all the reviews, but I was SADLY MISTAKEN! We were there just before the lunch rush, so we expected to have a good selection of food. The buffet was almost bare. What was on there was overcooked, and almost empty.... More 

Thank hgoody
Junction City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

They have many choices of food. Taste are good too. The desserts sectioonis awesome with fruits ans ice cream. They have shrimps always which is my husband's favorite. And since it is buffet so the charge is flat and if you don't want to spend more, do not order tea because it is expensive.

1 Thank princessnicurt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9458
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Junction City
  • Phone Number: 785-762-1882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?