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500 N Main St, Suite 4, Marion, NC 28752-5808
828-652-7585
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Marion, North Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I don't know why I keep trying this place. This time it was open, I was hungry and the other places weren't open that I'd rather eat at. I should have just gone hungry. Other than the very attentive service there's nothing good about the food here. I guess it's good that I didn't get sick. But other than that... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

While the service was prompt and friendly, the food was only fair at best. You can fill up for $9, but don't expect much in the way of flavor. Will not eat here again- unless Burger kKng is closed.

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Thank kagatlin
Boone, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband and I stopped by for a quick lunch date today. The service and appearance of the Restaurant was clean and nice. But everything ended there. THERE was nothing on the buffet that I could eat. I wasted 3 plates of food because it was so horrible that I would go back try to get something else in an... More 

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Newland, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

As a chef I know how food should be prepared. The noodles and veggies were so over cooked, they were mush. I've had Chinese buffets before that were a lot better with crisp veggies. We were very disappointed.

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Thank Robert F
Nebo, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This has to be the worst Chinese restaurant my wife and I have ever been too. There is absolutely nothing I can say good about the food. We tried the take-out and my wife just threw hers away. It appears that everything came either frozen or out of a can. Some of the items must have be in the warming... More 

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Thank KYCATS13
Burnsville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I absolutely love the food here. The lomein noodles are just one of a kind and I have never had any that taste like they do. Most of the time when I go here that's usually the first thing I get and sometimes the last. If you like Chinese food, go here...if you like Japanese food go to Nara. I... More 

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Thank Atlas_Fontaine
Marion, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

i always eat the chicken and broccoli! The buffet has a great variety of different food and is not a bad price. Clean and friendly service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Depends on what time of day you go - they have several food bars, but often the food has been there for some time - I understand on Sundays it much better as it turns over fast with the crowd, but we haven't faced that hoard of folks to try it at that time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Main St, Suite 4, Marion, NC 28752-5808
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-7585
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(828) 652-7585

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?