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Reviewed January 18, 2021

went online to get take out order and was the most confusing web site ,spent half hour trying to fin menu only found appetizers gave up and called instead. after several call mail box was full . called another place!!!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 18, 2020

Had their new all you can eat buffet tonight --- you order small portions, as many as you want from a menu for as long as you want, for a fixed price. I have liked this place for years, and I must say that all...of my favourite dishes (in particular, the general tso chicken) are even better served this way. Food was all great and the table service was excellent and very attentive without being distracting. A bit pricey, yes, but it is perhaps the new face of all you can eat buffets in these Covid times, and I like it very, very much. I hope others agree, and that this continues.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed March 30, 2020 via mobile

The front counter attendant was very over-worked and looked stressed. The food was okay nothing really special.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

Got take out, was expecting just average food but very pleasantly surprised. Chicken fried Rice was excellent, lemon chicken delicious breaking, chicken with cashews very flavourful. All veggies very fresh and tasty. Great value as cheaper than some other places.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2019

We were very pleasantly surprised with The quality of this Chinese food. All dishes we ordered were hot, flavourful, and contained generous portions of meat and vegetables. Rather than ordering from the buffet we ordered from the menu, which we believe gives better quality than...the buffet fare.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019

Plenty of food and deserts. Good Cantonese dishes and wings etc. Realistic family dining at a good price. Value for your dollar and no need to go elsewhere and pay more for same items.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019

I work on the road alot, and nothing fixes my schedule like a buffet-type restaurant. However, more often than not, I walk in such a restaurant and get disappointed by either the food quality, availability and/or cleanliness. Well, folks, this place is a jewel. It...is an honest deal, and one of the cleanest buffet restaurants I've been to in a while. The wings are my top three list, all restaurant types combined. Congrats!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Went to City Light on a very busy Sunday night (Father’s Day). The place was packed when we arrived. The buffet had a lot of selections but the dishes were mostly bland and tasted the same. Many items were low or out eg no wontons...in the wonton soup. Service was very impersonal - except for one young man who actually spoke to us when he picked up empty plates. Will not return.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

We’ve been here many times and the food has not been great this past year. The dishes are not as nice and seem cheaper. Also food seems to run out on the buffet and they do not fill it up. We won’t be back here.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Went today for lunch and was disappointed. The dishes I tried were okay and some of it looked too unappealing to try. So I stuck to the basics. Dessert bar skimpy. I have been to better Chinese buffets in St. John's. Staff are good. Will...not be back.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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yes ,,,,find them very friendly ,,eager to help ,,,,have not had a bad visit there
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Frequently Asked Questions about City Light Restaurant

Yes, City Light Restaurant offers takeaway services.

City Light Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4