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Min Dynasty Buffet

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1375 Volunteer Pkwy Ste 6, Bristol, TN 37620
+1 423-968-1888
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Bristol, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten at this establishment many times over the past few years and always found it to be a pleasant experience. Several family members went for dinner on 2-10-2017. One of the selling points has always been the crab legs and other seafood. We arrived at 6pm, right in the peak of dinner. There were many entrees, but they were... More 

Thank rmb1963
Sarasota, Florida
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

I wanted 2 eat here because I really like Oriental buffets and the price wasn't bad just the soda was a little bit pricey but at least U get refills. I really love the peanut chicken. the pepper steak, the rice, and most of the veggies. It was on a Wednesday afternoon so it wasn't 2 crowded but me I'm... More 

Thank William B
Bristol, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Their prices are very high compared to other chinese restaurants It was very loud in there and it was not a busy time of day Many of the food items on the buffet were cold and/or old looking. Food was nothing special, I don't recommend it

Thank luvlabs2016
Bluff City
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good. Good selection of items. A little dark for my taste. Located in old shopping center on Volunteer Pkwy across raid from Lowe's. Reasonably priced.

Thank Brenda F
Elizabethton, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I went there for the first time and it was the worst Chinese buffet I have ever been to. 7:00 on a Monday night the food was stale, it felt dirty, and the food was just not good. Didn't even make it home before I had to hit the bathroom. Had a great variety, bit nothing was good. Will not... More 

Thank Deavon W
McAlisterville, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

If I could give NO stars, I would. AVOID AT ALL COST!! My family and I went about 9 months ago. We all got sick. Decided that since it was "new ownership" we'd try again, BAD DECISION. The food was old and hard. Seafood was slimy and appeared to be left over from last week. Drinks were flat. We paid... More 

Thank B8316GKjennifers
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

My wife and I travel a lot and seek out Chinese buffets. We've tried them from eastern Canada to south Florida. Don't let the outside fool you, this is a good place. We found it to be clean, the buffet was well stocked, the food was hot and tasty. The staff was friendly, the price reasonable. We would not hesitate... More 

Thank Gary W
Bristol, Tennessee, United States
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The past several times we have been to Min Dynasty, the food has been quite good. I especially like the black pepper chicken. Sometimes, they make it too hot with jalapenos, but today, it was perfect. Their chicken on a stick is always good.

Thank Christie P
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Yuck...Dirty. Floors are greasy and unsafe. There should be rugs between the buffet counters. Be extra careful if wearing tennis shoes. Be extremely careful if you are a senior citizen or unstable on your feet. It is slick. I walk with a cane, and my cane slid out from under me. My husband had to get my food because we... More 

Thank Sherry P
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The buffet used to be the best in Bristol. This was my first visit since a couple of bad experiences last year. It is no better. The buffet was poorly maintained and many dishes were not labeled. They have discontinued my favorite, Mongolian Pork, and also the spring rolls. You get the impression that there has been a change of... More 

Thank Gary G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Volunteer Pkwy Ste 6, Bristol, TN 37620
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 423-968-1888

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