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China Buffet

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1293 38th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-1313
+1 843-626-8812
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Myrtle Beach, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived about 4:30.Hostess did not say a word to is but showed us right to our table.I don't think she spoke English. We have been to this place before, so we waited for our waiter and order our drinks. He hardly said anything. I was hungry for a salad, but there was no salad at the salad bar and... More 

Thank James F
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Food sucky, yucky, yucky. Marginal food selection @ 6:30 PM which is usually a time of high customer traffic. My friend didn't even finish his plate. In all fairness, the place was clean!!!

Thank Verne J
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This place was good. I must say I only ate a few things here but what I did ate made me very full. Great service. Kept the drinks full and the table free of plates.

Thank Mary H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The food is vet priced and they have a small selection of food. Went there while on vacation and it sinks in there. The buffet is 12.00 a person not including drinks. The China woman was not somebody you want to deal with and the food was dry. I'm so thankful we didn't stay and eat.

Thank LaTesha
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Was not impressed at all, thought seriously about leaving after the rest room visit but gave the benefit of the doubt. Food was only fair, soup was warm, variety was good but very limited. I also have never seen whit fried rice but I could be wrong. The staff could care less about anyone in the restaurant just talked back... More 

Thank agentdadams
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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326 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

We are local and Stopped here for the first time for lunch. The place needs to be cleaned up. The young person at the hibachi bar needs to learn how to cook and smile, along with all the other employees there. Food was average nothing great. Won't be going back.

Thank Crooner82
Kitchener, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Okay food, not a lot of selection but that's not that big of a deal. Food is a bit pain and that's okay too. Used to be much better. Came here 2 years ago and it's def gone down in quality. Server didn't even say hello or anything. Again... Not he end of the world, but it doesn't hurt to... More 

Thank Ho T
Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a typical Chinese buffet. A lot of different dishes and a few American dishes to accommodate everyone. Don't think that your getting a $50 dollar meal for $10 dollars. Food is good but not gourmet. It is typical and equivalent to most Chinese take out restaurants. You get a lot for your money. Average food. Nothing to die... More 

Thank Glenn G
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant itself is huge went during lunch which was pretty much empty. The food itself was filling, not bad, but a little plain. China Buffet is worth a try.

Thank aaron l
The Villages, Florida
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

Better than the average Chinese buffet. The food was fresh and filled in on a regular basis. The mussels where especially good and very large.

Thank MitchellSheinbaum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1293 38th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-1313
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-626-8812

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?