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Lin's Grand Buffet

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4710 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-1220
+1 505-888-5033
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Edgewood, New Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Greasy is a polite description of the main courses. Vegetable selection was sparse, and those available were tasteless. The peach cobbler raised the rating from 0 to 1. Given any choice, choose anther restaurant!

Thank John C
Coral Gables, Florida
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483 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Lots of crab legs for the buffet and assorted Chinese items, some Hispanic items and lots of fruits and deserts. All was good, excepting the sushi. However, my Japanese SO did not care for the undercooked rice.

Thank David B
Edgewood, New Mexico
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have eaten at other Lin's Chinese buffets, and I have always loved them. This one is a disappointment. I sampled several things, and I found that my favorite items, which happened to be the fried dishes like sesame chicken, General Tsao's - pretty much anything fried - were badly overcooked and chewy to eat. Other things that are not... More 

Thank Hold-the-Elevator
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

The crab legs were over steamed and cold by the time they refilled the pan. Mac n cheese was cold and actually much of the food was not kept warm enough. The only thing that was half decent was the food off the grill. You can select the meat and veggies to be cooked.

Thank Brenda H
Bayfield, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

cool wall fountain, clean floors and bathrooms. The buffet had a variety of selections of food items from salads to deserts. Could watch chief make Su-Shi rolls.

Thank tracy B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

The food was cold, my son found a hair in his I love Chinese food, this place sux! Definitely won't return! Hope my review helps others!

1 Thank Tonya M
Farmington, New Mexico
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

I am very picky about Chinese food. The food was edible but I wouldn't say the best. The price was high some of the dishes were cold. But I have noticed that at a lot of other Chinese buffets as well.

1 Thank Locagirl1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

We had never been here before, always go to the same place. We decided try something different and we are so happy we did! We found our own new gem in Albuquerque!

Thank Melissa J
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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437 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

I entered Lin's and was greeted promptly. They ask me what I would like to drink and then I paid up front before I was seated. The restaurant looks appealing but you can see that management needs to address many simple issues like cleaning glass panels, repairing chairs, and some overall detail issues. The buffet offers a wide variety of... More 

1 Thank Funtraveler2014
Alto, New Mexico
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Cold, rubbery, stale, and over-priced for the selection.....canned fruit, sticky serving spoons, greasy and tasteless. Don't waste your money.

1 Thank josemonterr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4710 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-1220
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-888-5033

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