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Empire Buffet

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3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
+1 315-251-1888
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the Empire Buffet a few days ago. The lunch weekday price is about $8 each and there are almost endless choices available. Soda is not included and charged extra. There’s everything from soups, pizza, fried dough balls, chicken, various Rice’s, breads,...More

Thank eyerishwoman
Reviewed October 27, 2017

My kids like this place so we go about twice a month, tonight I went and ordered a cup of coffee , it was so old and burnt to the point of undrinkable. When the bill came I asked the waitress to take the coffee...More

Thank Lori W
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Good variety of food Lunch is under $8 and definitely a better selection than fast food restaurants nearby. Everything was fresh and plentiful.

Thank phillyphotodave
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We found this place rated high on trip advisor and I have to agree with everyone. There was a good variety of food. Well done!

Thank NY-24-RS
Reviewed August 18, 2017

My husband and I eat here when we are in the Syracuse area. The food is always fresh and hot. There are always many items to choose from, enough to satisfy any palate. Yesterday I had those delicious sesame balls, crab rangoons, green beans, steamed...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Always a great stop for lunch. Recommend the sweet and sour chicken. Area is always clean and quick with good pricing on the lunch buffet

Thank The_Traveling_Ben
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Was in town visiting friends and had a taste for Chinese Buffet. They hit it right on the spot. The food was hot and the variety was fantastic. Even the skeptics I went with enjoyed it. For 8 bucks you will be well satisfied.

Thank johnlY9563GH
Reviewed July 22, 2017

I was quite surprised that this buffet offered such a variety and was clean, except the bathrooms need some more monitoring. Loved the goldfish tank :) Good bang for your buck

Thank Nick T
Reviewed July 16, 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Syracuse. We have all had plenty of Chinese buffets as we travel, let me tell you why I feel this one sets the bar high. Other Chinese buffets sometimes mound the food up and this...More

Thank T6560TQpatriciab
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Had a nice lunch at the Empire Buffet. I had my special likes, Wong tong soup, walnut chicken, vegetable roll, pork fried rice of few Buffalo Chicken wings. I top off with a scoop of ice cream. I believe it might be ice milk, but...More

Thank Belladonna325
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-251-1888
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