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“Stir Fry Heaven”

Chen's Mongolian Buffet
Ranked #35 of 248 Restaurants in State College
Cuisines: Mongolian
Description: Zip:16801
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Description: Zip:16801
Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

The choice of food for you to make your own stir fry is awesome. There are many vegetables, noodles, and meat to choose from. The plus side is you get not only choose the type of meat but how much.
This was our first visit and they were very willing to help us and gave is a tour or the food and procedure to get the best experience.
The bathrooms were very clean and I find that makes a difference for me as well.
The service was a little slow but there is a salad bar to help if you are too hungry to wait for your food to be cooked.

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

For the #3 ranked restaurant in State College this place should have been amazing. I went to a similar style place in Chicago and Fort Wayne, Indiana (FlatTops) so I knew what I was going to be getting. Like all of the other reviews, there are veggies, different kids of meat, and about 12 sauces to choose from. You make your own bowl of what you want and they cook it. Server was okay, but it took forever to have the food come out. There was one person that was cooking during lunch hour. When I got my food, it was alright. Nothing great. Nothing terrible. Just average. Price was alright; $7.50 or so for lunch. There was egg drop and wanton soup that you could get also. There was also a cold bar that included some fruit, jello, etc. Again nothing special. You get what you pay for I guess.

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

You choose your food from a large variety of choices., building your own meal. They cook it and bring it to your table. All you can eat and the place is clean and the staff very friendly and willing to help you choose your foods. The food is fresh and kept in plentiful supply. Drinks are filled without asking. The soups and extras are very good too.

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Thank brucad
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

It's probably not fair to call this "great food", but it's not supposed to be Chez Magnifique. It does what it tries to do very well, and I freakin' love it.

The best part is that in the stir-fry assembly, they let you add your own chicken, shrimp, beef, whatever. The Green Bowl downtown only lets you choose one meat to add, and they add it for you, so it's refreshing to be able to dump in as much as you like, or mix and match. The turn around time is nice and fast too- a welcome change if you're used to that other place.

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Reviewed February 2, 2013

I just discovered this great restaurant in State College about two weeks ago, and last week I went there for lunch for 5 days straight! I have never done that before in my life. This restaurant is really exceptional. You choose your vegetables, meats, seasonings and sauses and they grill it for your and bring it to your table. It is healthy food and it is delicious. The service has been very good and the price is right - $8.75 for a great lunch.

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