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China Garden Chinese Restaurant

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821 Hwy 12 W Ste A, Starkville, MS 39759-3545
+1 662-323-8686
10:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 10:45
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Columbus, Mississippi
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We have driven from Columbus to Starkville for many years to come to China Garden. The buffet has a good selection and it is usually fresh because they are always busy. It is cleaner than most and service is good. I would recommend!

Thank Andyhub1
Starkville, Mississippi
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

My friends and I used to go to China Garden all of the time when I was in college. Now, 10 years later, I'm delighted to say that it is bigger and better. The buffet has such a wide variety of dishes to choose from that every family member will be happy. The best treat is the sushi bar -... More 

Thank msubrit
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I am not a fan of buffet style restaurants because food isn't cooked to order. I found the dinner selections to be slightly less than fresh but I blame that on the time of evening that we came (after 7:30pm). But I will say that my son enjoyed his dinner. I tasted a couple different desserts and found the plain... More 

Thank Percella S
Spanish Fort, Alabama
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195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

At lunch there were lots of choices. The entire time we were eating there were at least 2 people tending to the buffet. They were either restocking or wiping up spills. Food was hot. Sushi bar had a number of different offerings. Floors clean. Eight different ice cream choices. We would return.

Thank Pam M
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Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

I will not order from here again. We were in town visiting and decided to order from here. Once we placed our order it took them an hour and 30 minutes (almost 40 minutes late) to deliver our food, part of what we received was cold and soggy and some of it was missing. I called and asked for it... More 

Thank Sarah C
Cudahy WI
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322 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

This was our first stop at China Garden and we enjoyed it a lot. The food on the buffet table was up to temperature, it was delightfully tasty -- too often these Chinese buffets tone down the seasoning until all you can taste is garlic -- and the buffet was kept stocked, clear of food scraps, etc. I wish I... More 

Thank Peter P
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

The Buffett was very well stocked and had a large variety of sushi. The servers were reasonably attentive and the food was hot. Price was reasonable. I would go back.

Thank Boa74
Starkville, Mississippi, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

With the variety of good food on the buffet, you are not going to leave hungry! Selections include oriental and non-oriental dishes, so everyone will leave happ.

Thank Audrey S
Etheslvill, AL 35461
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

I've eaten at several Chinese buffet-style restaurants and found this one to be as good or a little better than most. The staff was friendly and greeted me upon entry. Wait-staff wasted no time in getting my drink order and was very attentive throughout the meal process. The food bar was nicely stocked with a variety of items and was... More 

Thank William L
Columbus, Mississippi
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

I went to China Garden about 2 weeks ago with a friend of mine. We were starving and by this being one of the only 2 buffets within a 30 minute radius, we gave it a shot. After the drinks were given, we helped ourselves to the cooking stations. Pans were 3/4 EMPTY. Food looked tired under the lights. Hardly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 10:45
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 10:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 Hwy 12 W Ste A, Starkville, MS 39759-3545
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Starkville
  • Phone Number: +1 662-323-8686

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