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King Buffet

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905 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335
+1 610-518-5188
11:00 - 21:30
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Chinese buffet place is decent, not very expensive. You can eat lunch buffet under $10, and dinner buffet is under $15. They offer egg drop soup and sweet and sour soup. I like their baked salmon and flounder and a variety of fruits, oranges, pineapples, and melons. For an additional dollar, you can ask them to prepare fresh Mongolian... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was dried out, service was horrible. The final straw was when my friend found a hair in her food. After notifying the staff were got a very small"oh" where do you think it came from. After taking our plates they promptly came over with the bill. No management every came to the table. STAY AWAY!!!!! This place has gone... More 

Thank Callie47
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This Chinese restaurant is an average restaurant with a lunch buffet price of approx $9.00. it has a mix of rice and pasta preparations. I like those fish dishes, salmon, flounder and fried fish fillets.

Bangor, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I went out in a party of 4. We were given a great welcome. Staff were very friendly. Food great. Restaurant clean. Cover price very reasonable.

Thank thewanderinggypsy
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a weird place to eat with marginal Chinese dishes and a pretty dirty eating area. I would suggest they enhance the food and clean up the place to make it more palatable!

Thank Richard B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have been here many times and is always a place we fall back on when we need a good sized meal when we are in the area. Good selection available and regularly refilled but they are the usual standard Chinese options and don't change year on year. Not the best quality but that is reflected in the price you... More 

Thank Martyn N
Coatesville, PA
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I've been going there, a few times a year, for several years. Having not been there in awhile, I found a significant change ... for the worse. I give it 2 stars instead of 1 because the people are still very nice. Because of the reduction in food quality and cleanliness (see other reviews) i will not go again.

1 Thank BikeLike
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46 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

First impression of the place it looks like a normal Chinese buffet. I decided to look at the fish pond in the front of the store and the water was filthy. Should have left then. Ordered a hot tea, mug came out filthy. The food was not fresh or tasty at all. One plate had a large black hair. Then... More 

1 Thank Tony G
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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I like Chinese food and like a variety of new things to try and sample. I have been coming here for years and it has really take a turn for the worse. I feel like with a buffett YOU MUST KEEP THE FOOD FRESH!!!!! That is rule #1. If you can't keep the food fresh that's a big problem. People... More 

Thank kobe c
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I WISH 0 STARS WERE AVAIALBLE **DO NOT GO HERE*** WORST EXPERIENCE EVER AT ANY RESTAURANT***** The food is always old, cold and they don't put ANYTHING on the buffet that is fresh or hot. If they run out of something and you ask them to put more out they don't. the dinner buffet crab legs are horrible and cold.... More 

Thank Dave W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Downingtown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-518-5188

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