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Main Chinese Buffet

5580 Martin Way E, Lacey, WA 98516-6326
+1 360-455-8899
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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“salmon” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5580 Martin Way E, Lacey, WA 98516-6326
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, the food is good. If you’re a seafood person, this should be a 6 out of five. Sushi, crab, squid, and on and on. I don’t happen to be, so it’s just good. I could use another Chinese beef dish choice...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Just ate there last night, and left very happy. We've been going there at least once a month for the last couple of years, and it quickly became my favorite. I'm a big sushi/sashimi fan, and they have both and they are made fresh. They...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We were visiting our teenage grand-kids in Lacey and we let them decide where to have dinner. They chose the Main Chinese Buffet and we were thrilled. The food was delicious. The sushi was outstanding. A good variety to choose from. The restaurant was clean...More

Thank snady2015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Very good Chinese hot dishes, Japanese sashimi and nigiri sushi had really nice cuts of fish and generous portions. One of the best asian buffets we've been to in Washington.

Thank PJSGFJ95
Reviewed 27 August 2017

You won't find a better Asian buffet. Although predominately Chinese, they offer a variety of Korean and Japanese dishes. The sushi bar is a classic as is the dessert bar and everything in between. They serve the Chinese- American food that Americans are used to,...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Whenever visiting or driving through, this is a regular stop for years now! Here you get Korean, Japanese (sushi), and Chinese fresh high quality buffet! There is even a chocolate fountain with fresh strawberries! All for 8.99 during the week for lunch! Love it...can not...More

Thank Basia V
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the buffet. The sushi was fresh and tasty. If you eat here and can't find something on the buffet that you like, then you are just too hard to please.

Thank candiappleder1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I just enjoyed a meal there last night. It is a Chinese buffet, and has a large selection to choose from. Several beef and chicken Chinese dishes, Snow crab, Dungeness crab, salmon, shrimp, a large variety is sushi....the list is endless. $38...More

Thank SherylLee
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We have been going to this restaurant for some time. It seems to just keep getting more expensive. At least this time the food was good, not dried out which it has been in the past. We were there on a Sunday for lunch, $16.99...More

1  Thank tootsi
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We recently moved back to the area after being away for 15 years, and the Main Buffet is as good as it was when we went regularly nearly 20 years ago after they opened. I have been to better Chinese buffets in the meantime, and...More

Thank BobybC
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28 July 2015|
Response from L J | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for an adult is $14.99. They consider a 13 year old an adult for some reason. After that the price goes down to $11.99 for 12 and under until you get to 9 year olds and they're only $8.99 so it's not a cheap meal... More
young K
18 June 2015|
Response from L J | Reviewed this property |
I do NOT know their lunch prices, sorry. However, their phone number is 360-455-8899 if you'd like to give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5580 Martin Way E, Lacey, WA 98516-6326
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lacey
  • Phone Number: +1 360-455-8899
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