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Kings Island

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Polynesian
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2804 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501-2338
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Both the buffet and the menu are good choices here, as is the sushi bar. A staple in Lynchburg culture, Kings Island is a great restaurant for birthdays, events, and holidays.

Thank Kaitlin S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great sushi. Visiting my daughter for her birthday and she wanted sushi. We looked at several places and decided that this was the place to go. We sat at the sushi bar and loved watching them prepare everything. The surf and turf roll was a very unique experience. It had shrimp tempura and covered with beef medallions torched with a... More 

Thank Tony H
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The food is becoming more and more bland. It might as well be slopped in a trough. Same "gravy" on everything, be it beef, chicken, or shrimp.

Thank Chrissy
evington, Virginia
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and everyone seemed to be doing the buffet. The server was very nice and informative. After looking at the buffet, the server seemed surprised I requested a menu. There were just the average buffet items which were almost out. I ordered the Kung Po instead and some Hot and Sour Soup. The soup was excellent (I was... More 

Thank ottoabc
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

we order food on a regular bases today it took 1 hour 15 mins to get to us and was cold..when we called back the Oriental lady in back ground was hollering the food was hot... I asked that the foods that were cold to be picked up and remade and was told that's fine few mins later received a... More 

Thank Whirley2
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We were visiting the area and wanting some good Asian food. Stumbled across reviews for this place and decided to try it. We were encouraged by the packed parking lot, but fortunate that the large seating area allowed our party of 7 to be seated quickly. The menu is extensive and a little overwhelming, but we all managed to get... More 

Thank modernscarlett
Forest, Virginia
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We're from Westchester County, NY where there are innumerable good Chinese restaurants. Kings Island comes closest to those we are used to. Barbecued ribs are wonderful as is the pork/beef lo mean.

Thank Bsnbsn16
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I ate here with my mom for lunch. I ordered a sizzling dish. They can customize the sauce and make without msg. Staff are friendly and fast. The buffet has a variety of meat dishes as well as some vegetarian. Egg rolls and soups are included. The price was just over $22.00. Been in business for more than 30 years... More 

Thank Jet4396
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

After eating in 75 different countries, I can truly say that this was one of the worst meals we have ever had. However, the waiter was very good. The food was totally tasteless and was served at room temperature. Beyond the good service, the only thing I can say is that it is reasonably priced. We were able to get... More 

Thank pwm11
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

I was in the mood for Sushi. Kings lsland was recommended by a co worker. It turned out to be average for sushi quality. It is a nice quiet restaurant with a full bar. There is so much more on the menu I need to try something else next time.

Thank David S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Polynesian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2804 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: 4343840066

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