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Sushi, Asian, Chinese
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Reviewed April 21, 2022

This buffet no longer exists. We went there recently and another seafood restaurant was in its place called The Captain Crab.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed November 3, 2020

This was a first time going in a buffet restaurant since the covenant 19 has hit us. AAA King buffet wasn't Covent 19 protected by people and their buffet food The rules and regulations is six people at a table and there was more at...a table plus it's supposed to be table no table table no table 6 ft distance and there was no 6 ft distance at all it boosts is supposed to be plastic set up and it wasn't and it wasn't table no table table no table for one thing they have a sign if you get up wear mask there are so many people getting up and getting drinks not wearing their masks getting food not wearing their mask children running around coming to people's tables they're not forcing the mask law and their restaurants this is a big covent 19 to catch in this AAA king buffet restaurant. I'll tell you I'll never go back into this buffet because they're not basically being safe of the covid-19 and I do not want covid-19 at all beware and be safe if you go and eat at the AAA King buffet restaurant because it's not safe I don't know how they stay open at the way that they're progressing in the Covent rulesMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Decent, home-cooked Chinese food. Mongolian grill here is great. Drinks are free. Friendly staff. Convenient for JBLM!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Have been to this buffet 4X. Consistently good. Food is hot and not overdone which is a problem with some Asian buffets. Decent variety with some non-Asian choices - which I have not tried. Sushi is fresh and good - does not have any with...raw fish if that bothers you. Mongolian BBQ is available but I have not tried it. Some fairly authentic dishes though most Asian food does not do well on steam tables. Bathrooms are VERY CLEAN which is also unusual in many Asian buffets. Overall, we go back because this place serves good food at a good price and is clean.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Disgusting bathrooms, cold food, & cashier has a very nasty attitude. Completely unsatisfied with my visit and will not be going back.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Went soon after they opened around 11:30. Foods were cold and not up to my standards. My mom and I both agreed we will not go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

If you like greasy chinese/ american/sushi... you'll LOVE this place. All you can eat for a subpar price and a subpar meal. My husband loves it.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed it. It was very good. I would definitely return. I had a great time while I was there. Really worth it

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Not a bad place to eat and the food varieties are acceptable. My family liked it and we will return in the future.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

The food is a bit greasy BUT not all! Pick what you like! I stayed away from the seafood but enjoyed the other meats, rice noodles, veggies and ice cream! Price for 6 of us was $101 and we were able to eat comfortable at...our own pace! Servers picked up our empty plates without asking! Overall had a great time with my familyMore

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Title says it all. I've been to better buffers for the price, but this was pretty good. Crab and teppan yakki are the best things they offer. A lot of everthing else was dry and/or older.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

the pot stickers were sooo oily they looked transparent , many of the other dishes were super oily as well . nothing tasted right or it had no flavor at all .Low budget buffet type deserts. we tried many things all were disappointing . the...sushi bar rolls didnt seem fresh and many had cheese or mayo even one with bbq sauce on top to disguise or immitate flavor. The workers were nice thoMore

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

I called at 8:25 pm to see how late they are open. I was told 9:30 pm. So I drove for 15 miles to get there. I arrived at 8:45 pm to be told that they close the kitchen at 8:30 pm so whatever food...they have out is what they have and they will not be making more. WOW! He could have told me that on the phone and I wouldn't have bothered to go there. I told him this and yes, it was he who I had talked to on the phone, and he was very indifferent and seemed not to care. I told him that if he says he is open until 9:30 they should have food available until 9:30 pm. He just shook his head. We have been here before and the food is okay, but the price is high for what you get and the service is always lousy. Next time I will head for Hibachi Buffet in Auburn where they welcome you back each time, treat you with respect, thank you for coming in and have food available until the second they close. I won't be going to AAA again.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Very good food staff not so nice maybe language barrier food is expensive and only coupons offered is 10% off I would love to see the sushi labeled raw fish for us that don't know the difference

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Great place if you like Asian food, Pizza and french Fries too. Family friendly, drinks and desserts included with all you can eat Buffet. Has declined some from when they first opened, changed some items and omitted some, but still lots to choose from. Our...main complaint would be parents letting their kids under 10 get their own food and letting them run around, not the place for that!More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Response from Cathy R | Reviewed this property |
Our relatives treated us to lunch - thought it was around $10 per person. Call them at 253-983-8833 to check current rates.
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Response from Cathy R | Reviewed this property |
It opens at 10:30 a.m. We were there around noon - they do keep it very clean and refresh food dishes frequently. Our cousin had coupons so it was less than $10/person. They may also offer Senior or Military discounts... More
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Yes, AAA Buffet offers takeout services.

AAA Buffet is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5