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Chow Time Buffet and Grill

2819 S 5600 W, West Valley City, UT 84120-4605
+1 801-982-1138
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 16, 2018
“Great Food for a Buffet!”
Nov 25, 2017
“Worst food ever!!!!!”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Barbecue, American, Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2819 S 5600 W, West Valley City, UT 84120-4605
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Everything we tried at this buffet was good. Usually buffet style restaurants have pretty bland food. Not here. Food was flavorful and there was a great selection.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Meat taste like it been sitting two days!!!! Everything tasted bad! Rude manager I did not want to eat and she said there's nothing she would do for me. Plus it was 15 a person Really rude Chinese lady. Never go there you will regret...More

Thank Crystalnjj P
Reviewed January 21, 2017

The food was good enough for the price we paid. Nothing spectacular, but no regrets. Great variety of dishes and regional choices. Our server was great, very attentive without being intrusive. She kept drinks filled and table clear.

Thank phasetwelve
Management response:Responded January 24, 2017

Even if it didn't quite blow you away, we're happy to know that you enjoyed all the food. I'm thrilled that you had great service too, and we hope to see you again for the full five-star experience. All the best, Ping Wang

Reviewed October 10, 2016

It was ok restaurant to eat out as family but is little expensive to go there they should 'nt paid separeted their drink they should include together with the buffetMore

Thank heilalavai
Management response:Responded October 12, 2016

I'm sorry to hear that you weren't fully satisfied with your meal. We use only the freshest ingredients, and a lot of time and care goes into making sure all of our dishes are well worth it. We appreciate your feedback about the pricing of...More

Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I have gone to chow time many times and never had any complaints, but this time there was something strange in the seafood soup that disagreed with my intestinal track. I don't think I want to risk it again.More

Thank Brian C
Management response:Responded August 19, 2016

I’m sorry to hear you weren’t feeling well, Brian. I know that can really put a damper on your day, and I certainly understand your frustration. However, we follow all health and safety codes, and we’re committed to making sure that all of our dishes...More

Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Our family of four had dinner on Sunday. We had a Groupon so it was very affordable. During the weekend cost is approx $15.00 per person including drinks, but not tip. Selection was very good, Chinese, Mexican, Southern, and Memphis food stations. Salad bar could...More

1  Thank cruiselover801
Management response:Responded August 12, 2016

I'm glad you and your family could give us a try, and everyone found a dish they enjoyed. As for the service, it's wonderful to hear that our servers could take great care of you -- even if it was busy! We price our buffet...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A friend of my mine recommended this place and it was great! (Lunch special: $8+ tax) If you would like to stop by about a hour, you will get ton of choices to fill your belly!!

Thank Vac W
Management response:Responded June 22, 2016

I'm happy that you enjoyed our lunch special, Vac! We pride ourselves on our wide selection, so I'm glad that you could find something tasty. Hope to see you again soon, Ping Wang

Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Come here every time I am in Salt Lake City the food is always excellent and the place is clean with good wait staff

Thank David W
Management response:Responded June 22, 2016

I'm glad that we're always on your list of places to stop, David! It's great to hear that you enjoy our food and the service, and we look forward to serving you next time you're in the area. All the best, Ping Wang

Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

I loved the variety of food. Prime rib was very good. The Chinese food was really good. I loved their Chilli Verda and other Mexican items. I would definitely go again. The service was good.More

Thank Melinda F
Management response:Responded June 23, 2016

I'm glad you enjoyed our food, Melinda! We try to provide a large variety of dishes, so I'm glad you had the chance to try a little bit of everything. You mentioned that you liked our Chinese food, so I'm curious -- do you remember...More

Reviewed April 21, 2016

There were so many things to choose from and many of them were absolutely delicious. My wife loved all the Asian fare they had and focused mainly on that. I tried a little bit of a bunch of different things and enjoyed many more of...More

Thank Matt G
Management response:Responded June 24, 2016

I'm happy you enjoyed a little bit of everything, Matt, and that your wife loved all of our Asian dishes. We always want our customers leaving feeling fully satisfied with their service, so I'm glad you thought our staff was attentive and helpful. I hope...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2819 S 5600 W, West Valley City, UT 84120-4605
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  West Valley City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-982-1138
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Chow Time Buffet & Grill is a Vegas-style grand buffet located in West Valley City, UT. Bring the whole family by for over 14,000 square feet of delicious, fresh food. We offer a large variety of items, including home cookin' Southern style, Memphis BBQ, a super fresh salad bar, homemade soups, desserts, and our incredible Chinese food. Our Chinese food buffet has over 15 unique and classic dishes that are prepared fresh. Dishes such as, orange chicken, beef broccoli, sweet-n-sour chicken, potstickers, spring rolls and egg rolls, fried rice, lo-mein, and much more! We look forward to serving you! Chow Time Buffet & Grill -- where the best of the East meets West!
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