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China Star

St. Johns
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6134 E Highway 290, Austin, TX 78723-1024
+1 512-706-4545
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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San Antonio, Texas
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322 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Took bunch of family to the restaurant and it was a good experience for everyone. Lots of food choices to choose from.

Thank Davin D
Kolkata, India
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236 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Recently I started using their online ordering system. They are fast and super friendly. The food is hot and abundant. My second time ordering, the lady recognized my order (I always add on a few extra egg rolls with extra sweet and sour sauce) and she brought a few spring rolls for me to try (which were delicious). Chicken lo... More 

Austin, TX
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I used to frequent this restaurant years ago and it used to be a nice, clean, well kept place to eat reasonably good buffet food at a decent price. However, my husband and I stopped by the other night to give this palce a try again and it was a huge mistake. The place is now quite run down, doesn't... More 

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Burnet, Texas
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We stopped here about 8 PM on a Saturday evening for dinner. We were pleasantly surprised that they were not only open, but they still had lots of selections to choose from. The waitress took some time to refill our drinks and clean away our used dishes, but the hour was late and she appeared tired. I definitely feel I... More 

Thank Nancy K
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245 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I don't eat at buffet style restaurants as much as I used to, but I will eat here anytime! A great variety of entrees and sides. The egg rolls are tasty. Very reasonably priced.

Thank toomuchtravel
Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2013

a bit hot by the steam tables but, it is by the steam tables so... The dining room is cool though. We are iffy about chinese food, so this definitely was a good find.

Thank leslie r
Level Contributor
43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013 via mobile

The food was ok, I had heard great things about it so want to check this place out. There were a lot of choices, which was nice. Some of the items were cold though. Service was ok nothing to write home about.

Thank phantompotter
Giddings, Texas
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We drive over one hour just to go to this buffet, it is that good. They have a large variety of food, not just chicken done 10 ways. My husband loves their soups, all of them. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank JMT62662
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2012

wasn't feeling too good, so ordered from China Star--huge portions, good price great delivery man made me feel a whole lot better

Thank Merry H
Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Food was cold and not very good, this includes the soup and other dishes that should be at least warm.

Thank L H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6134 E Highway 290, Austin, TX 78723-1024
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > St. Johns
  • Neighbourhood: St. Johns
  • Phone Number: +1 512-706-4545

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