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China Buffet

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1830 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1602
+1 808-955-8817
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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant seemed to be VERY popular with guests from the Asian countries, but I wasn't impressed. The food was less than hot, and at the breakfast buffet, most of the food involves rice and other, I'm assuming' Asian dishes. Not much in the way of bacon and eggs. Dinner was the same as any average oriental buffet.

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Thank Ken T
Biloela, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Did not sit to eat but used for takeaway. Was delish but a bit limited from buffet choices. Very handý from the Ramada.

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Thank Toni B
Wellington
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Good food reasonable price, one if the food hall chains. We gad a mixed plate which was good beef was tender and pork ribs were spivey snd tender

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Thank Emma1963
Bonn, Germany
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

The restaurant serves buffet. Payment is made at the door, and is done before you can eat. Although, not accustomed to such practice, I only understood why this is done prior to eating when I tasted the food. The food was awful. This is by far the worse Chinese food we have ever tasted. My family and I are accustomed... More 

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2 Thank Deevahn
Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

The name is now Wok-Kiki but the restaurant is packed with Chinese visitors and I don't mean to be racist but they were very rude, smoking outside and spitting and dropping rubbish on the street. The vans that drop of the people eating..block the driveway and create a hazard for people walking down the driveway- it could be a dangerous... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

I think it's safe to say that I am accustomed to mainland/westernized "Chinese food". China Buffet was definitely not what I was expecting. The lady that greated us was very friendly, she even gave us some little cakes for my aunts birthday. The food was ok, but again, it wasn't what I was assuming I was paying for. There were... More 

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Thank Its_deja0913
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

So if you're scrolling down and you read the reviews, you will see that the TRUE Chinese people LOVE the food while the haolefied (inauthentic and therefore NON-authorities on what "good Chinese food" means) absolutely "deplored" the buffet offerings, as one reviewer put it. lol if you're looking for authentic Chinese food at a BARGAIN price especially for these days... More 

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Thank booj21
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

This restaurant buffet was downstairs from the Ramada Waikiki where I was staying. I thought the food was deplorable. However, my girlfriend, who is Chinese and brought up in the islands and mainland China felt it was very good. She went back several times for more. I guess I thought they should cater a bit more to Western taste but... More 

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Kapunda, Australia
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105 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

Sorry it was pretty dismal, with so many other food options in Waikiki. Just keep walking. The food was ok, but nothing special, its a low end buffet.

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Gleaston
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

I agree with the majority of reviewers who give this place low marks. We were surprised to have to pay in advance - we should have had a look inside first! The food was difficult to identify as there was only 1 description card displayed; this was for a Hawaiien dish which proved to be truely awful. The rest of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-955-8817

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?