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“watch out for the extra charges” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kings Buffet

Kings Buffet
Ranked #626 of 1,213 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
hamilton
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“watch out for the extra charges”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

if you go to kings watch out for the extra charges if you use wagjag they hit you with extra taxes that no other place does . And they will not let you use the kings card at the same table of 6 we had a wagjag for 4 people, and another couple with us had a kings discount card. The other couple had at the last min wanted to come with us a family of 4 we sat at a table for 6. And because we had wagjag the couple could not use the kings discount card that they had purchased for $10.00 to use at the dinner. They said the couple would have to move to a different table ?? to use the card. We will not be back to kings after the wagjags are gone. And the couple cut up the discount card that they just paid $10.00 for as for this dinner Kings would not let them use it ??????

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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3 Thank travellerHamilton
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wedding party”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

I have ben to this location many times (when Wagjag or Groupon have deals) It really is just ok...wouldn't pay the full price
I made reservations on a Thursday evening for our rehearsal dinner for our wedding party and family (I'm the bride) there were 17 of us. We were unfortunately 10 minutes late -yes ONLY 10 minutes!! - as traffic from the rehearsal site to the restaurant was busier than usual - they gave our reservation away and wouldn't sit us all together. I was embarrassed to say the least. They had the other table close to us, so the kids thought it cool to sit there by themselves, but it was very unprofessional and rude. The explaination they gave me
"next time when you make a reservation, shoe up on time" I wanted to cry

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank KimW02
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Hamilton, Canada
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“blah”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

i found it layed out badly, hard to get around, and the food tasted all the same, mandarin is much better

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank loriwhitwell
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Hamilton, Canada
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Cold food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2013

The food was only lukewarm to begin with from the trays. By the time we got back to our table and sat in a rather cool room, our food was cold. There seemed to be steam coming from under the trays but unless we dug to the bottom of the food it just wasn't warm enough.
You pay more at The Mandarin but it's far better.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank 102traveller102
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Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Deplorable”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

This restaurant was never 'wonderful' but it did have friendly staff, plentiful fresh fruit, and lots of hot choices. It no longer has any of these things and clearly the management has given up. In sum, the service was terrible, no one cared cared at all, most of the food was warm or cold (although they had just opened on a Sunday morning), the staff stood around and we could not get refills of water and ice tea without asking at the service area (where they shot me a look because they were very busy talking amongst themselves).
There is nothing good to say about the food at all, and even the "fresh" fruit was diminished.
We will never return.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Twoowlsonhill
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