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Gilly's Family Restaurant

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1511 Central Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia V0H 1H0, Canada
(250) 442-3321
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Grand Forks, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The Buffet was tired looking and lacked meat in all the dishes were meat should have been present ... Chicken Chow Mein were you can't find chicken in it etc., variety was lacking. I especially missed Ginger Beef or even Pork. They brought us the bill while we were still eating ... now that was a message to get the... More 

Thank ljones2402
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I don't like to leave bad reviews but the food here was really poor. Sorry, we're from Calgary and the quality of food just didn't compare.

Thank Joanne F
Grand Forks, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Although we are not buffet fans we gave this a try it was bland and sad. The chow mien was soggy and tasteless the prawns tough and way overcooked add this to the the super salty egg foo young and you have a truly terrible meal-a week or so later we tried ordering from the menu with similar results the... More 

Thank Gary L
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Warning!! This place is a terrible rip off. My husband and I went in for dinner and were not told that the buffet was closed as it was 6pm and they are open until 8pm. Over half of the bins were empty and we each had about half a plate of food. Yet when we went to pay our bill... More 

Thank Kim C
Grand Forks, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We have traveled much and never found a Chinese Buffet as good as this one. Excellent food and service. Always a treat.

Thank deerheaven
Creston, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Every once in a while it's really great, but most of the time the food on the smorgasbord is old and tastes sour.

Thank JJ r
Waterloo, Canada
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Stopped in here while travelling through British Columbia. Typical Chinese Buffet for lunch. Food was very dried out, sauces had a skin scum on them. Almond chicken was so tuff you could hardly chew it. Some of the veggies and noodles were well wilted. Not a tasty meal at all. Ordered ice tea to start, got it just as I... More 

Thank 007Candyman
Barriere, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Ir was a buffet. Some dishes were ok, but some were really bad, old. Service was ok. Restaurant was nice inside, and had decent parking

Thank Kevin B
Cranbrook, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Excellent buffet. One of the best Chinese food places outside the Lower Mainland. Open for lunch and dinner every day except Mondays. Reasonable prices. Good staff. Higher quality food for a buffet.

Thank steve b
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

We ate here for a Chinese buffet, the peppers were slimy, the broccoli was yellow, the meat was undercooked and rice was burn. When I went up to the counter to politely request that we get 10% off due to not being able to eat it all the owner told me it was my fault for coming at the end... More 

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  • Address: 1511 Central Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia V0H 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: (250) 442-3321

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