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5983 Andrews Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-2819
(440) 257-8883
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Solon, Ohio
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

1. Service is OK 2. Food is Ok 3. Atmosphere - could have more lights 4. We like: a. Cocktail shrimp b. Roast Beef - too tough c. Stir fried veggies - great e. Dumplings - great f. Fried Chicken Wings - could be fried longer.

Thank Ray H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

As far as Chinese Buffets go- this is a very good one! There is a wide selection of hot, cold, and made-to-order food- both Asian-style and American- sure to please everyone. Everything was hot and fresh. The restaurant staff kept a close eye on things so that food was replenished often and serving areas were kept clean. I really enjoyed... More 

1 Thank BonnieInPA
Painesville, Ohio
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

Not everyone (wife) likes buffets, but I do. I think this one has decent Chinese food for the price. It is good basic food for a buffet, with a good selection. You can't beat the price. My sister and her husband also enjoy this place.

2 Thank Jerry K
Mentor-on-the-Lake, Ohio
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

very reasonable and many different choices from very spicy to Hibachi style too--like especially their sweet and sour chicken

2 Thank 136franciss
Northeast Ohio
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252 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

There are few Chinese restaurants in Mentor. We found this one using our GPS. As Chinese buffets go, this is a really good one. The price of the meal was ridiculously low. Lunch was less than $5 and it was all you can eat! Located in a strip mall, we arrived on a Sunday at lunch time and were surprised... More 

1 Thank delily
Mentor, Ohio
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

Seated promptly, drink order taken and delivered quickly, food on all tables was hot or cold as the dish called for (salad bar was nice and icy and the hot food stayed hot to the last bite), empty plates promptly removed from the table, drink refills offered each time a server came to clear plates or walk by... All in... More 

1 Thank kmsimone64
Painesville, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

Have eaten there 4 times , all doe lunch and can say i was very pleased each and every time , a large variety of food and deserts too , food was all good , could be a bit cleaner but understand because of the high number of people

1 Thank Phil B
Bountiful, Utah
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were staying a nearby hotel and craving chinese food. We asked three different locals for the best chinese restaurant around. They all recommended China Buffet. I feel sorry for Mentor if this is the best chinese food they can get. The food was bland, greasy, buffet food. The restaurant was filthy and our waitress was very rude. I can't... More 

1 Thank Allen H
Painesville, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Previously wrote a review and gave 4 stars, but after the last four visits I have to demote this restaurant to 2! Each time we visited lately the food is grossly over cooked! In addition, it just didn`t taste fresh. I don`t know what has changed, but we are not going back until we hear things have improved.

1 Thank Gregg T
Wickliffe, Ohio
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86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

I think I can understand why some people might not be happy with their visit (especially about 30 minutes afterwards) but I don't think there is anything wrong with this China Buffet. There food is not especially good, but for the price I don't expect amazing food. I mean, for like $4.85 or so you can get all that you... More 

1 Thank Shane R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 5983 Andrews Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-2819
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: (440) 257-8883

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