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A-1 Chinese Food

60 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 1A2, Canada
+1 519-776-5285
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Feb 3, 2018
“Affordable hot buffet”
Nov 8, 2017
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
60 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the Saturday night buffet. The staff was great. Food hot and good assortment. The restaurant is very clean. Bathroom even had fresh flowers. $14.95 all you can eat.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you want all you can eat frozen food that has been slightly warmed for a low price this is the place to go !!!! My husband wanted to go for lunch at a chinese restaurant for his birthday and since we had heard good...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I crave Chinese only about once a year, unfortunately I'm usually disappointed when I get it. Fried rice is bland, wonton soup is tasteless, chicken balls are more breading than anything else. Seems par for the Chinese restaurants all over Essex county, haven't found one...More

Thank Myviewofthings
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We always order from here when we get lunch for work. Once every couple months. the food is always hot and very tasty. Good amount of food for the money.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

We came here to celebrate a birthday. Although the buffet isn't as large as some of the chain Chinese restaurants, there was plenty of items that satisfied everyone. The heating trays are smaller which ensured that what came out was constantly fresh. Reasonably priced for...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Best chicken wings ever. Best service in Essex. Friendly staff and very clean restaurant. We come every week.

1  Thank Gary K
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Did a take out order...6 egg rolls, all burnt, the filling did not taste fresh and it was all in a ball in the middle of the egg roll. Sweet and sour fried wonton....the sauce is like nothing I have ever had in a Chinese...More

Thank menanni12
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Tried this establishment for lunch as it appeared the other Asian restaurants have gone out of business. They certainly weren't put out of business by this one. Both the beef with mixed vegetables and the shrimp shanghai noodles lacked flavour as well as being served...More

Thank Mustang176
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very good buffet. Good turn over of food so always fresh. Clean, good service. If you order off the menu portions are very generous.

Thank Anita J
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Food is always hot and fresh, they watch to see what needs to be replenished so you never have to wait. Good buffet for the price.

Thank Mike D
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 519-776-5285
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