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“Best asian buffet in the desert.”
Review of Emperor Buffet

Emperor Buffet
Ranked #27 of 104 Restaurants in Rancho Mirage
Cuisines: Chinese
Description: Tel. 760-328-9200
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Description: Tel. 760-328-9200
Reviewed November 7, 2013

If you and your group are HUNGRY, this is a great destination.

Huge selection of mainly Chinese, but other Asian and some American dishes, that are continuously renewed. The sushi and roll offerings are more than I expected.

Crab legs are on the dinner offering.

Deserts are a miss, but they offer lots of fruit.

Price can't be beaten.

This is a place you go hungry, not looking for ambiance.

1  Thank jimzinca
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Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

The salmon looked delicious and maybe not nutricious caught in the wild, however it tasted like it was farmed in an irrigation ditch in Montana. This seemed true of all.
Just missed being real, missed being good and real good not even in the equation.
All pretty tasteless, the shrimp the vegetables, even the fake cream in the cream puffs. The ice water was good and no additional fee as other drinks are all extra.
One too many trips here. Dont think one needs to return.

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2  Thank Journeyman644
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

This Buffet is one of the best!!! Food is fresh, Restaurant is clean and price is great!! Try the Sushi and mogoline grill!!

2  Thank bella_031978
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

It's not perfect, it's a buffet! Some of the selections will be fresher than others depending on supply and demand. There is an extraordinary amount of dishes to try and the food looks very inviting. I will be returning to try additional items that I didn't have room for. I also will know which ones I want to avoid. We stopped for lunch and were more than satisfied. The service was certainly adequate. It was busy and there were a lot of families but very little wait at the buffet tables. The noise level as you can imagine was on the high side but not so you couldn't have a conversation. Not the cleanest restaurant I have ever been in, noticing crumbs on the floor but it's not like they can vacuum after each guest. Well worth the lunch price. We will return.

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2  Thank mary r
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Usually, I don't like buffets - food usually not fresh. However, we went here on a Saturday afternoon for lunch/dinner. Everything fresh. Such variety. Lobster, several kinds of crab, muscles, oysters, Mongolian grill, Chinese food, including fresh Bao. Really, something for everyone. And wonderful, friendly, courteous staff. Very worth the $12 price.

2  Thank Evelyn B
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