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$10 - $15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed July 8, 2021 via mobile

After a long time without going to a Chinese buffet, my wife agreed to go here last night. She wasn’t thrilled about it, but went. She says she won’t go back. I thought it was OK. The food was hot and pretty good. Server was...attentive. Don’t sit in the room around the steam tables.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed December 12, 2020

we arrived an hour before they closed, and they made sure we were happy and well fed, and even offered to make us new food when the buffet ran out. definitely will come again.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed August 5, 2020

We visited last week. The food is authentic Chinese and very good. Service is attentive and requests are fulfilled immediately. Prices are reasonable, not overpriced as some other Asian restaurants in the Valley. Quantities are adequate at the sit-down restaurant. The buffet when operating is...restocked often, so getting all you want is not an issue. I think this is the best Asian restaurant in Roanoke.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

It’s not a fancy place, just good food at a reasonable price. I wish they had some sushi, but they have everything else I like. We never go away hungry and the service i# always good.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed June 11, 2019

This Red Palace was a go to place for us many years ago when living in Roanoke. We were in Roanoke for a visit, it was raining hard and the place was not far from where we were staying. We eat a lot of Chinese...food and usually always start with Hot & Sour soup and an egg role. If these are good it's a pretty good indication of how the rest of the food will. Both of these at Red Palace were excellent, especially the soup. Many Chinese restaurants Americanize the Hot & Sour so that it doesn't have a kick and lacks the sour (from good Chinese vinegar). Egg Rolls should be plump, crispy with a good filling. The hot mustard should be hot enough to take your breath away if you take to much. Both the soup and egg roll being very good I felt confident the rest of the buffet was going to be very good and it was. The place is very clean and the service good. A very good value also.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 13, 2019

I visited for lunch shortly after it opened. Seated immediately but already busy. I chose the buffet. Cost was only $8.75. The food was hot, very good, individually flavored and spiced. Some buffets all taste alike to me. I was surprised at the options! I...happen to be allergic to beef and pork. There were many vegetarian options, chicken dishes as well as small steamed clams, shrimp dish and a fish dish. I was very pleasantly surprised for the cost!! Also many beef and pork dishes I couldn't try. I happen to be handicapped and dining alone. My server very kindly met me when I had a new plate and carried it to my table without me asking.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely delicious and buffet has alot of variety. The curry noodles and coconut shrimp is my favorite. It is the best tasting Chinese buffet in Roanoke

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

For the money you can't beat this Buffet seems to have everything you need. The bar is always well stocked and clean. Service is always good definitely eat too much when were here. I love the fried wontons and the sauce that goes with it....The desserts are just okay they're frozen and then thawed out nothing special. Great place for the kids.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

In traveling through Roanoke, we stopped here for dinner. You definitely get your money's worth. Dinner is a large buffet, and you have tons of options. The best two dishes are probably the hot & sour soup and the chicken wings. This is all you...can eat restaurant, and they serve just about every Chinese option possible. It is a good place to bring family, but do not expect a spectacular restaurant/dinner. The restaurant could use a clean up, especially the rest rooms.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Went with wife for a surprise lunch. Many selections to choose from. The usual asian buffet items and some house specialities. There is also real ice cream for dessert. The Hot/Sour soup is likely the best in town.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Expensive for what you get ,.... think $ 10.95 lunch and $14.95 for dinner.
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Red Palace Tanglewood is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4