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“It was o.k.”
Review of New China Buffet

New China Buffet
Ranked #42 of 54 Restaurants in Cordele
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

It was o.k. nothing really special, they did have a large seafood selection. It was clean, service mediocre at best. At least it wasn't the usual burger and fries.

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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Traveling through GA on I-75 I pulled off on Exit 101 Cordele, GA. This is my typical stopping point between Central Fl and Chattanooga, Tn. Having tried most of the restaurants in CordeIe I opted for one that I had not experienced. My mistake! Upon my entering during the typical diner hour there were approx.14 customers in a restaurant with room for at least 100. (1 st clue) There were two employees serving the dining room, phone and cash register. (2nd clue) I seated my self, order my beverage and went to the buffet bar. There were minimal portions of all the foods. (3rd clue) I sampled 7-8 items of which 6 were either cold-luke warm or over cooked from being on the line tooo long. (4th clue) I'm not quite sure what one of the others was but it was hot and tasty. The salad and fruit lines looked inviting and I decided to forgo the hot lines for the latter. I then started to take more notice of the other guests. a. The majority were travelers. 2, The majority did not go back to the hot line for seconds. 3. The 6 guests that were definitely locals only ate the creole style crawfish (mud bugs if you prefer) freshly boiled and served hot, the salad and fruits.
In summary; the meal was not enjoyable, the food was served at questionable temps and on the line to long. About 2 hours further into my trip and for the next 8-10 hours of the trip and at my residence I was forced by Mother Nature to frequent the bathroom hourly or face public embarassment and extreme personal discomfort.
In summation; I did mention the issues to the host/waitress but she feigned speaking English. (That's alright, after that I feigned tipping.) I did recover after my system purged itself of the unknown substances. I contacted the health dept and asked them to follow up especially on weekends when inspections would not be expected. I actually think they will since they eluded to having received other complaints.
Their are numerous chain and local restaurants at this exit. I prefer sit down to fast food but I have always had positive experiences at both. Travel safe and dine heartily!

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