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Forbidden City Chinese Rest

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3147 Cape Horn Rd, Red Lion, PA 17356-9071
+1 717-246-0886
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
Aug 14, 2016
“Something Wrong Here”
Mar 13, 2016
“Great Chinese food.”
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3147 Cape Horn Rd, Red Lion, PA 17356-9071
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

We've been here on three occasions (very close to us) and each time the buffet trays were nearly empty when we arrived. They were promptly filled but the food seemed dry. It had very few customers on all three occasions.

Thank Red_Lion_SnowBird
Reviewed March 13, 2016

We have been there four times. We've never used the buffet, but have always ordered from the menu. The food is freshly cooked and delicious when ordered from the menu, with some dishes not normally found at the average Chinese restaurant. The service has been...More

Thank David C
Reviewed June 29, 2015

Honestly this place is pretty empty and for good reason. I have gone there twice. I'm not sure why i even went the second time. I did the take out buffet at 1230 both times. I can tell you that it is a very very...More

Thank TopChefGuru
Reviewed October 19, 2014

We like Chinese food and of course we have our favorites. A recent out of town trip took us to Forbidden City, a buffet-style restaurant. They have recently discontinued their dinner buffet (lunch buffet is still running), so we opted for take out instead. And...More

Thank sailingboat
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Got there a little before 3, had the lunch buffet. The food was average, service was good. No one else there when we got there and food was old and cold when we got there, however they did put fresh food out for us.

Thank Live7241
Reviewed January 12, 2014

We came in at 3pm on a Sunday. There was practically no food out and what was out was old, crusty, and disgusting. I personally left without eating. This is now my second bad experience here and believe me I will NOT be returning.

1  Thank pishhhh
Reviewed April 12, 2013

Good food, but it didn't have any dish or selection that made a lasting impression on me. The buffet was clean, the food was hot and of decent quality. It was a fairly typical chinese buffet, so if that style of dining is up your...More

1  Thank redhed_34
Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is one of our regular places to eat. Even though the buffet is rather small, what they do have is very good. Our favorites are their crunchy fried shrimp which is done just right,lo mein which is excellent, soups, house rice, and spicer offerings....More

1  Thank augweddedbells
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • Address: 3147 Cape Horn Rd, Red Lion, PA 17356-9071
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Red Lion
  • Phone Number: +1 717-246-0886
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