We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
View all details
features, about
Reviews (71)
Filter reviews
71 results
Traveler rating
29
16
17
5
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
29
16
17
5
4
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?1  
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Quality Inn Tanglewood
194 reviews
.29 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Roanoke
748 reviews
.35 miles away
Holiday Inn Roanoke-Tanglewood-Rt 419&I581, an IHG hotel
550 reviews
.72 miles away
Sleep Inn Tanglewood
212 reviews
.72 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Carlos Brazilian International Cuisine
279 reviews
.54 miles away
Montano's International
318 reviews
.30 miles away
The Great 611 Steak Company
220 reviews
.29 miles away
Ben Gui Sushi
87 reviews
.47 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Roanoke Valley Greenways
215 reviews
2.47 miles away
Mill Mountain Star & Park
1,274 reviews
2.20 miles away
Black Dog Salvage
591 reviews
2.43 miles away
Mill Mountain Zoo
291 reviews
2.24 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Brenda L
May 10, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from chriswC4336PV | Reviewed this property |
Expensive for what you get ,.... think $ 10.95 lunch and $14.95 for dinner.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Red Palace Tanglewood

Yes, Red Palace Tanglewood offers takeout services.

Red Palace Tanglewood is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4