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Altoona Gourmet Buffet

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520 W Plank Rd, Altoona, PA 16602
+1 814-942-6663
11:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here several times since coming to Altoona. the food is always appetizing and the bars are always being cleaned. Sushi Bar leaves a lot to be desired, but i don't go there for the sushi. they have the fresh cooked section where you make up a plate and they cook it for you. My Norm. Very reasonably priced.

Thank 271charlesp
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there for Chinese New Year. There was a limited selection of Chinese food and what they had was tasteless. Definitely not worth the calories. The buffet did have a lot of American food, but we didn't try that. The service was very good and the restaurant was clean and the buffet restocked very promptly. The food was just... More 

Thank Janis N
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87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Gourmet Buffet on Black Friday with our two little boys. Great buffet selections/many choices. Clean restaurant. Great service. The food was coming out fresh constantly. Not overly greasy. The had a fresh Mongolian style area, sushi, and a large selection of desserts. Very kid friendly. Friendly staff. Good price ($38 for 4 adults and two kids for... More 

Thank joseph W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Of all the oriental buffets I have attended in a number of states, this one seems to have had made a lasting impression. An ample variety of choices, and selections I have not seen in any other, and if you are considering takeout, I know not where you can find a more affordable price per pound, it is without doubt,... More 

Thank Whirling W
Concord, New Hampshire
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143 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I think there are something like 8 different buffet lines. There has to be something there to please everybody! And they do stir-fry to order!!! Pick out your raw ingredients... hand them to the chef and you'll have fresh stir-fry in no-time. I thought all prepared food was of very good quality. Wait staff was attentive.

Thank dsky227
Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

limited restaurants open on Easter so we tried this buffet...special was all day dinner Buffett at dinner prices...sign said to include crab legs and peel and eat shrimp plus other dinner items..was there about an hour..very few crab legs available and they were totally water logged,, patrons were waiting for legs but only a few and gone again..never did have... More 

Thank George D
Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is one of our absolutely favorite spots to eat, especially for our monthly date nights!! Best buffet in our area!!

Thank IAmDavidSnyder
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is the best place in Central PA who offers Chinese.... The place is very clean, the staff are wonderful..... They have the best Walnut chicken even thou there are no walnuts in it, it just has an amazing taste.... They also have the BEST cream cheese filled wontons..... OMG!!!!! I'm getting hungry talking about it and its only 9... More 

Thank Aaron P
Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Good place for all to eat..is a Chinese restaurant but has various find such as pizza,mashed potatoes,spaghetti,Italian sausage,fried chicken etc..good selection of Chinese foods including peal and eat shrimp and oysters and clams on the half shell...dessert and fruit bar hard to beat...prices are very reasonable especially daily lunch,,two can dine for around $16 with tip...dinner is a little higher... More 

Thank George D
Cresson, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Wow, what a variety of food. There is so much to choose from, but it is all good. Chinese, Japanese and American food options.

Thank Karen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 W Plank Rd, Altoona, PA 16602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-942-6663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?