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Chinese Buffet Restaurant

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401 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5120
+1 607-277-3399
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I'm from Canada and where I come from a buffet of this quality would cost $34 dollars. I was very satisfied with my $8.50 meal.

Thank Bridget L
Hector, New York
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have met Friends there several times over the past few years (not my choice of Restaurant), and each time waited too long to be sat and the servers/Staff were minimally interactive.

Thank advornicky
Kochi (Cochin), India
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The restaurant is awesome for non.veg eaters, they get all meat of the world in under $10. To join in the group was tricky for the choice for veg is super less and unworthy of the $$. I put in special request for veg.fried rice. That was full of veggies for which I am happy, but oily and the oil... More 

Thank Ajeya
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49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I visited here on a recent Sunday to have a later lunch (2:30pm). I was passing through town from Syracuse and needed a quick bite for lunch. The restaurant was fairly busy when I arrived (that always is a good sign). It was your typical Chinese Buffet food. The employees (cooks) were always coming out to replenish the hot food... More 

Thank OnondagaHill
Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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165 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Lots to choose from. You will find something to eat here. Take a small portion of each to see what you like. Price was its salvation!

Thank Elaine M
Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The elaborate buffet features not only Asian dishes but a plethora of meat, seafood and vegetable dishes with efficient and pleasant servers who also encourage you to try their ice creams and desserts!

Thank Etienne M
Ithaca, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I love that there is so many Choices of Different kinds of foods. And the Prices of the Buffet is Pretty Cheap!! AWESOME!!!

Thank Christine M
Ithaca, New York
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

the selection is outstanding although it's heavily skewed to chicken dishes. many of the dishes i selected were unchewable and probably undigestible. I simply couldn't bring myself to swallow a lot of the food...couldn't treat my stomach that way. The service was.....well, to tell the truth, it was the first time I had NO service. The host seated me and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

It had been years since we had eaten here but it was 8:30pm, we were tired & just needed something quick to eat. Even though the buffet was still open for one more hour nothing new was being added. The buffet was half empty and anything edible was long gone. We attempted to find something to eat from what was... More 

Thank Heather N
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Typical Chinese buffet, decent selection, but found at least 50% of the dishes were simply cold. I don't mean luke warm, but cold, leads to a lot of waste as I really did not want to eat cold food. OK, place for a pit stop, but I am guessing you can do better.

Thank David J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5120
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-3399

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