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Chinese, Asian
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What Happened? This restaurant us to be one of the best Chinese restaurant, now, not so much. Food seems to be not fresh. Frog legs were ok but not as good as use to be. Crawdads, lets just say still edible be cautious, Went from...4 star to one in my book. Haven't been there for a month cant make myself go back. Please fix it, it use to be so goodMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overpriced. The food was not fresh . The beef and chicken mixed vegetables were soaked in a oily liquid. Same with green beans. When we walked into the restaurant and inquired about the price we were told the buffet was thirteen dollars and some change....When we paid our bill they tacked on two extra dollars per person if you ate seafood which was part of the buffet. What kind of CRAP is that! By the way the shrimp was disgusting. I will never go back to this restaurant againMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 14, 2021

We had a meeting to go to in Maryville and found that there was a Joy Wok there. We love the one in Liberty so that influenced our decision to eat there. It was a Wednesday evening and there were no cars in the parking...lot but the sign said open. We went in and were the only ones there besides the two waiters. The selection was not as good as the Liberty Joy Wok and some of the items were not even close to being hot. The spicy egg drop soup was very thick and my wife had to mix it half and half with the regular egg drop soup for the right consistancy. Just seemed like everything had been sitting in the pans for a while. Dissapointing compared to the Joy Wok in Liberty.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed August 23, 2020

A very good buffet with a excellent variety to choose from. Food is very good and the establishment is clean and friendly.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

This is buffet style and price point was perfect. The food was hot and delicious. Although Attending Staff let my drink go dry and had to personally get condiments from another table. My experience was what I expected from a Chinese Type Buffet

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant used to be decent but the last 2 times I have been there for lunch (around 11:30) the fried rice was absolutely disgusting and practically all the food was cold and some of it tasted like it had been reheated. Also the Diet...Pepsi was completely flat. Needless to say I won't be going back.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Reasonable price food. Great selection of food from chicken, steak to seafood. Don’t forget the sushi. Love the stuff mushrooms. Great service and don’t forget to feed the fish.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

They had a good selection of fruits and desserts. The actual salad bar was pretty slim pickings -not much in the way of fresh veggies. A great variety of meats: salmon, a beef roast, chicken on a stick, beef with broccoli and other Chinese food...staples.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

I was afraid to go here because of all the bad reviews, but the buffet was only $8, so I figured I'd give it a shot. It's all about timing. I went on a Friday at 11am, right when they opened. The food tasted great...and was piping hot. The quality of food is better than the Joy Wok in Kansas City, which is a lot more expensive. Reason I gave 4 stars: the service was terrible and they rejected my coupon because I ordered a water instead of a soda, even though the coupon stated "drink", not specifically flavored drinks.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Been here a total of three times on different days and times to give a valid review. Dirty plates sometimes- just check Food is flavorful when they have it. Always seems there is never more than a scoop in each dish. Very limited to call...it a buffet. Sushi is extremely limited and worse I’ve tasted. Servers NEVER come by to check on you. This last time was the worse by far and I won’t be returning again.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Enjoy eating here to try new things and eat my regulars. Also plenty to choose from. Food is usually fresh. Service is pretty good.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

A nice selection of food, hot, tasty. Several flavors of dip-your-own ice cream. A good place to eat when in town.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Every time we go for lunch on the weekend the food is good and fresh. Every time we go during the week the food is cold and nasty. We went Thursday evening three hours before close (6pm) and half of the buffet was empty. We...had to ask that there be egg rolls, crab rangoon, and other obvious choices to be made. They still didn't have them cooked by the time we left. There was other families there and I doubt they was happy either. There was maybe two things that was hot and fresh. I was unhappy all the way around, even with the service. I shouldn't have to ask for a drink ten minutes after it has been empty.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

You know how the saying goes.... you certainly get what you pay for. I love Asian food. This buffer, not do much. Mostly bland. Thrown together food tossed into a trough. The sushi was probably the most disappointing. I'm sorry to say... enter at your...own risk.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

We always get the buffet. They have a big variety of food any everything is good. The staff is always friendly.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Yes, Joy Wok offers takeout services.

Joy Wok is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4