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Grand China Buffet

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2270 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4544
11:00 - 21:30
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Oscoda, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stopped in here periodically, each time I do I hope it has improved, but to no avail. They do have a larger buffet than the other places in town, however even though the steam tables are on, the food is quite often cold, which is odd since the general temperature in the dining room is near "sauna". I... More 

Thank Tia B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The food is very good, there is a wide variety of food on the buffet.I tried a little of everything and it all was excellent. Waitress is very polite and soon as your drink was empty she was there asking if you would like another.

Thank Lawler808
Spruce, Michigan
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is usually good and a nice variety. The time of day seems to be critical if you want the food to be hot in temperature. The wait staff are oriental, many do not speak English, only just enough to get them by. All are courteous!

Thank sis003
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

There is a vast assortment of delicious Chinese food as well as a sushi bar. The soups are very tasty, and ice cream is provided for a free dessert. The staff is attentive and friendly at this family restaurant.

Thank 484karlc
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have been going to Grand China Buffet for years. Out of the Chinese places in the area, we love this one the best! The food is good, and the price is good. What more can you ask for?

Thank DJ3423
Battle Creek
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106 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My wife didn't like it very much. Yes it could use a decor update, but I thought the food was good, I don't like Chinese much, but what I had I liked, My wife's cousins family loves it. I didn't think the price for the buffet was to high. So we did have good service and a good time.

Thank Stephen V
Alpena, Michigan
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173 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

How in the world can a town that consists of people of mostly European backgrounds manage to have FOUR (count 'em, 4) Chinese Restaurants??? This place started out life as a Gas Station back when the mall was first built. After it bombed at that, they tried other things, Chinese restaurant, Steak House, something else, Chinese restaurant & it is... More 

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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Yeah, it's drabby and could use a decor update, but we loved the food. I'm surprised by the few bad reviews I've read. The peanut chicken was awesome! My husband loved the coconut shrimp. Very reasonable prices. Didn't have many beef or pork dishes, bee got our money's worth.

Thank MomASL
Barton City, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Terrible food. Ok service. With other options in the area this should be your last choice if you make a choice at all.

Thank Erik D
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Terrible food, servers are strange...as in, they watch everything you do. I had to spit out several things into my napkin due to it just being that gross. Waste of money. Barely edible eats, though for me I'd say INEDIBLE food. So, with that said, its an expensive meal considering that I had to go get fries from Burger King... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
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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: 2270 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4544
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena

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