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Chef Lin Buffet

417A S Jefferson St, Prospect Plaza Shopping Ctr, Frederick, MD 21701-6272
+1 301-620-0664
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“hibachi grill” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
417A S Jefferson St, Prospect Plaza Shopping Ctr, Frederick, MD 21701-6272
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This buffet was close to our hotel, and more than satisfied. Good service, great selection, really good sushi bar.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tina D
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I didn't have anything bad to say. Everything is always good there but they could invest in better chairs and tables.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank phelms56
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Always Clean , always Friendly service , food is diversified, and always fresh ! Love their Sushi! I have always been impressed with the staff , they seem to always be smiling !

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Off and on there are new problems since the Lins have sold the place. The wait staff are very friendly and the food is good but someone needs to talk to the man at the grill. He is so surly and often the food he...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank geniejean
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

A huge, diverse buffet. Good seafood and sushi. A lot to choose from. Great value for lunch, only cost about $8.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DeavBBQ
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Chef Lin has been one of our favorites but our last visit was not good. The staff seems to have changed. And Tina has not been there in weeks to keep things straight. Food was cold and some trays empty. The owner has not been...More

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank geniejean
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I eat here on the way to the casino in Charlestown. Great food with many fresh seafood options. Always busy and hopping. Good value and nice crew. You cannot go wrong here!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank barymad
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Crazy-good selection of fresh food here that's constantly refilled! SUSHI, a hibachi grill and plenty of Chinese & American cuisine- very busy/popular on the weekends.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Tim B
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We've been to Chef Lin's buffet a few times, and I do believe that it is the best in Frederick MD. It has mussels; I wish they were hot. It also has shrimp; I wish they were steamed. I wish there was pork-fried rice on...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank StillSteppinOut
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Nice Chinese buffet with a great selection of entrees the grilled steak was the best. Excellent service and lots of choices for dessert.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank WeekendTreker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417A S Jefferson St, Prospect Plaza Shopping Ctr, Frederick, MD 21701-6272
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-620-0664
(301) 620-0664
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