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“Very nice lunch!”
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Kichi
Cuisines: Chinese, Japanese
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

We went to Kichi today in Knoxville for lunch. It was my first visit. I was a little skeptical about trying the restaurant, some friends wanted to meet there.

I was pleasantly surprised. The waitress was very nice and helpful. The buffet was very large - everything from sushi, to traditional Chinese dishes, to shellfish like shrimp and fresh fruit. Since we were treated to lunch, I have no idea on the cost of the buffet.

I would definitely go back again the next time I visit.

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Thank Heather M
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

My brother and I get together for lunch once a month. We have been to Kichi many times. It is always consistent. Good price, excellent choices from soups, salads of all kinds, rice, noodles, chicken, beef, pork, seafood, sushi, and many vegetable dishes too. This is my favorite Asian buffet and there are many here in Knoxville so that is saying a lot. They have hibachi too that I believe may be operating for dinner. This is a mixture of Chinese, Japanese and perhaps other as they have dim sum too. My favorites are lo mien noodles, all the veggie dishes, all the seafood such as salmon, crab casserole and coconut shrimp. They have so many dishes of each thing that I have not even tried all the dishes after going for several years. However I get kind of stuck on my favorites so that may not happen anyway. They do have a menu but we have not gotten one for lunch. I assume you could though. The only thing that could be better is the sushi. It is average but not bad. The service is always great too. The restaurant is very classy and clean too. I have read reviews from those that did not like it. Each to their own, but our experiences have all been great so far.

Thank Maria S
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

We have enjoyed eating at Kichi Japanese restaurant often, since it opened several years ago....it is buffet-style but definitely does NOT have that cafeteria atmosphere. Wait staff are impeccably polite, quiet, and well-dressed. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Lorraine L
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Lots of selection. Quantity value but just mediocre quality. Nothing special. Good spot to overeat and stuff yourself with average quality treats.

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Thank Knox10SC
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Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a Chinese-Japanese restaurant. The Chinese food is the standard stuff you find in many places. There is also a sushi bar, which is quite good, especially for a buffet. The pieces of fish are smaller than in dedicated sushi restaurants, but you can get all you want. Kichi is a good compromise for a group where not everyone loves sushi.

Thank A C
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