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“Food okay, but bad attitude”
Review of Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant - CLOSED

Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant
Price range: $6 - $35
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 21, 2013

Based on so many positive reviews, we called in for a light lunch, arriving at 1 pm on a Thursday. Only one other table occupied, in the entry area. Were met by a sour-faced man whose only greeting was "We're closing in half an hour". We only wanted soup and dim sims so decided we could meet his deadline. (Published lunch hours are 12.00 to 14.00). Food came quickly and was passable, after its trip through the microwave. There was no smile, no conversation. Food was plonked on the table and the waiter walked off. We paid, no tip, no response, no "goodbye" as we left. Shame - he gave us no incentive at all to go back for a full evening meal. I note also that if you write a negative review the owner comes back at you with smart-alec abusive comments - so much for customer relations. Says it all really. Say what you like, Mr Canh - we won't be back!

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7  Thank THBNE
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Canh H, Manager at Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2013

First of all, you dont have a clue about running a business or anything about customer relations.
I'm not like other restaurant owners who just take in comments from people like you.
I know exactly who you are once i saw this review.
You should be greatful that i sat you down and to serve you towards the hours of closing
You and your guest only and i mean ONLY wanted to have soup and dim sims no matter what time i close, so dont try to make yourself look good
and to say its microwave food, you dont have a clue
good food you would regard it as microwave food, and bad food you would regard it as great food
That explains everything, never the less its people like you that make restaurants look bad and quite frankly you and your guest are not welcome back

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Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

I travel a lot for work all over Australaisia and that is the best Chinese by far i have ever had and at an incredible price!! Will be eating here from now on when in town! Not expected, extremely pleasant surprise :))))

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1  Thank Gazoo83
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Canh H, Owner at Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

I'd like to say thankyou for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed the food and service from our team at Minh Buu.
We look forward to seeing you soon the next time your here

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Impressive Chinese restaurant in Launceston. Fresh food with wonderful flavours. Service was friendly and professional. The fish tank was impressive as were the Chinese decorations on the bar. Highly recommended.

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1  Thank Joe M
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Canh H, Manager at Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Thanyou Joe, we at Minh Buu like to thank you for your positive review and we hope to see you soon on your next visit

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Reviewed March 9, 2013

Best Chinese in Launceston. We will be back for in house dining and also for take-away. Very impressed.

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1  Thank Tracy E
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Canh H, Owner at Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Thanks Tracy, we look to seeing you soon

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Having been in Launceston 3 weeks for work, I found myself coming back here at least twice a week! Food has great flavour and perfect size for entree and mains. The Roast Duck was sensational, the crispy skin unbelievable . Very Very reasonably priced compared to others in the area.
Service was fantastic and eating solo each time they still left the impression that they would do anything to make you feel welcome. Would certainly recommend this place to anyone and if back in Launceston anytime soon i know where i will be going!

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3  Thank Schumi5
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Canh H, Owner at Minh Buu Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Hi schumi5, I Canh Hoang like to say thankyou for your positive review. It was a pleasure having you here for the 3 weeks and you are always welcome back to our restaurant everytime you visit Lonnie. Glad you enjoyed the Roast Duck. It is the best in Lonnie.
Hopefully we will see you soon. Thanks

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