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“Would eat there again.”
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King Buffet
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Mason City, Iowa, United States
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Would eat there again.”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great, clean buffet. Food was good - hot and fresh. The place was busy, yet the staff kept up and kept things clean. I'd go back there again!

Visited December 2012
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Thank Candee S
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  • English first
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English first
Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Chinese variety”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

very good food, selection, and price. If you can go a little early or after the rush you might enjoy it more. It is really packed during the rush hour.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Jim R
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good fresh food”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

Food was well prepared alebeit too much but that is my problem!
Lots of choices and plenty of fresh fruit. I would have like to seen more uncooked vegies. Salmon was excellent, fresh shrimp not so much.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Pat P
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Audubon, Iowa
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“crab anyone?”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

i was in Ames visiting my boyfriend when we decided to try king buffet, known for their delicious crab legs i was excited to try.

the waiters we nice but quick, and with their accent was i little hard to understand, but after you got your drinks they set you free to the buffet. i was disappointed at the fact there were no crab legs and the whole time i was there, they didn't refill it. however, the other food was amazing and there was plenty of it.

the atmosphere was friendly but surly not calm. all in all the place was cute and had good food, but the service was a little disappointing.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Diane T
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Ames, Iowa
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hot, Tasty and Clean”
Reviewed March 23, 2012

Been to lots of Asian buffets. I have nothing negative to say about this one. Positive points: evening buffet offered fresh crab legs, nice variety of Chinese entrees, including shrimp, chicken, beef, rice, lo-mein, etc. Shrimp was great: tasted like shrimp without being overly salted, greasy or too "fishy" tasting. Nice to have both egg rolls and spring rolls but our entire table really thought the Crab Rangoon were outstanding! Some of us ate too much "real food" that we skipped the dessert buffet altogether (( No need to be a pig!)) Restaurant was clean; servers were attentive - all around good experience! Will absolutely go back again!

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Thank Victorious1203
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