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4320 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-1631
+1 863-701-8787
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16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always eat here at least once when we are down here. Never had a bad meal. Large selection of the favorite oriental dishes as well as raw oysters and snowcrab legs on weekends. Reasonably priced. The staff is friendly and the place is clean

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Richfield Springs, New York
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the sushi, the hot and sour soup, the entrees, and desserts. The buffet had numerous food bars and most everything looked fresh although the chicken wings looked kind of dry so I didn't try them. This is one of the better buffets and is clean and comfortable and the servers were quick to serve our drinks and take away... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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143 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ling's Buffet is clean and comfortable and has a good variety of choices. There is sushi, salad bar, soups, multiple entrees, grilling station, and deserts as you would expect. The quality was good, but the dishes were not kept as warm as I'd like. Price, at $17.95, was also higher than usually encountered.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buffet had it all. Snow crab legs, prime rib, ham, shrimp, oysters, sushi, hibachi, and much more. Normally I won't touch sushi at a buffet but the sushi chef was making them fresh and it taste like it. There was soo much variety on the sushi bar. I just wish they had sashimi. The hibachi had a great selection... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Quality is clearly better than most other Asian buffets in the area. Clean place with great selection. Prices are a little higher than others but you get what you pay for.

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Lakeland, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I used to enjoy Ling's on occasion for lunch so I took the family for lunch and boy has their quality of food changed for the worse! Rubbery, lukewarm food and horrible table service, a huge disappointment for over $100. The kids liked the selection of "cool" items like frog legs and sushi, but our overall experience this trip was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to finally go and check this place out and boy were we greatly disappointed. The dishes were very hit or miss with mostly misses. Now, I can say the Sushi bar was very very good. So I guess the price was worth all you can eat sushi. Won't be back though, there are better Sushi places....

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Lakeland, Florida
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295 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went to Ling's last night and again we were not disappointed. The food was fresh, hot and plentiful. I again started with raw oysters which were cold and meaty...VERY good. Then on to sushi, which was also excellent. Peel and eat shrimp were a good size and tasty. Then I got into the hot stuff which was also quite... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good variety mixing Chinese along with American choices. Also has sushi and a dessert bar. I consider pricy for lunch, but it is all you can eat, and hot tea is free. All other drinks are extra. Average buffet choices but more of them to choose from

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Unexpected delicious food. Would go again. What a gem! Would recommend to any family. It definitely tops any restaurant we've visited. I hope you you make it it's worth the trip. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4320 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-701-8787

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