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“A Wide Selection At A Great Price” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Gators Buffet & Sushi
Cuisines: Chinese, Sushi
Restaurant details
West Side, Florida
Level Contributor
223 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“A Wide Selection At A Great Price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Chinese buffet's aren't always a good bet for sushi, but Gators really gives it a go. It's not a high end sushi bar quality or selection, but, we are not paying high end prices either. I you are going out specifically for sushi, Gators may not be the place for you. But it's a more than sufficient appetizer prelude to a large, belly bustin buffet that offers most everything in Americanized Chinese as well as items like ham, roast beef, pizza and u-peel-em shrimp. It really is somewhat impressive that Gators not only does a good job at stocking the many items, the quality and freshness is equally impressive. I tried a number of the seafood items determined to find some funny smells indicative of a sub par or old product, and found nothing offensive. Even the cherry stone clams were fresh and tender. The desert bar is also well stocked with a wide variety of goodies including hand dipped ice creams. Overall, a nice, clean presentation.
Parking is fairly plentiful, as the lot is shared with other small business.
Restrooms were clean.
Prices are very moderate and complimentary hot tea available on request.
Bottom line, Gators is probably worthy of an excellent rating here at tripadvisor for food quality, interior cleanliness, and price, but just one negative in the experience and it's commonplace with many Chinese restaurants. The rear of the building (behind the kitchen) is somewhat cluttered and not well kept and doesn't smell the best. But like I stated, it's a fairly common problem in the industry.
You should enjoy Gators! A lot of other people seem to be doing just that.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank kidritalin
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  • English first
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English first
Port Richey, Florida
Level Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“What great food and price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

We went there for the first time. The selection was great, the sushi was fresh made by the chef and very good.It wasnt just the basic sushi, he did some other special choices, The place was clean, priced like other buffet places. The food was good and as I said the selection was great. I actually printed a coupon off the internet for 15 % off. Not sure if its still available. Lunch is less expensive of course.When we were there, if you paid an extra $5.99 you got all the crab legs you could eat. It was quite an experience. We will go back

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Lindune
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