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“Great food at a good price”
Review of China Town Buffet - CLOSED

China Town Buffet
Cuisines: Chinese
Restaurant details
Sugarloaf, California, United States
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Great food at a good price”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

We like to get "to go" from them. They give us each 2 containers to fill up with their yummy food and we each walk out with what seems like about 5lbs of tasty food. It's great! We do this regularly!

Visited February 2012
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  • English first
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English first
San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Forget the buffet, just hit the Mongolian BBQ station”
Reviewed April 4, 2012

Just come here for dinner with family. The fresh cooking in your face Mongolian BBQ station is the center piece of this restaurant. There are thin sliced frozen Beef, Chicken, Lamb and Pork you can choose. Fresh vegetables as baby Bok choy, sliced carrot, bean sprout, cabbages, green onions, broccoli, onions, tomatoes ...as you wish. 9 different types of sauces as garlic, BBQ, white, dark, curry, hot, ... to choose or mix yourself or leave it to the cook, just specify mild, medium, or hot. Thee cook will BBQ your dish on the hot stone and hand it to you as fresh as it can be. The salad bar is minimal with ice berg lettuce,carrot, broccoli, tomatoes, black olives, whole jalapeno, shredded cheese, peaches, mandarin, jello, 3 kinds of dressing sauces: ranch, thousand islands, and honey mustard. Fresh fruits includes water melon, cantaloupe,
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Just skip the buffet (nothing to write about) but it does have 2 kinds of soup, mandarin chicken, chicken strips, green beans with beef, beef stew, sweet potatoes fries, gingered chicken, chow-mein, fried rice, egg rolls, pork, .... Depend on the time and the day of visit that you can have the food flying of the dish or sitting under the warming lamp. Pick your choice.

Service is good, refill water many times. Restaurant is roomy, good for family with kids.
Accept AMEX, Visa, Mastercard, but no Discover. $11 dinner, $9 for lunch, $6 for kid.
OK for quick meal after a skiing day.

  • Visited April 2012
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Oakland / SF Bay Area
1 review
“Avoid!!!”
Reviewed August 14, 2008

My wife and sons have been enjoying a fantastic week here in Big Bear. Having three sons ranging in age 9 to 14, chinese buffets are high on the desirable dining list. One thing we have learned is to look first at the selection. Good thing we did. It was a Tuesday evening at about 7 pm and there was only one couple in the restaurant. In looking at the selections, there was minimal choices and what was there was dried out, old and most unappealing. Trust me, our family knows chinese buffets and this was "hands down" the worst I have ever seen. In talking with the locals later, this is a well known fact. I have no idea how they remain in business.

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