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China Buffet

1500 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1900
+1 217-342-3188
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good16%
  • Average31%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible16%
30 Apr 2017
“Its okay”
9 Apr 2017
“What you expect in a Chinese buffet”
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Chinese, Asian
1500 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1900
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back to Tennessee. We try not to eat at the chain restaurants so we chose China Buffet and it was a very good choice. The restaurant was clean, staff was very friendly and price for the buffet was very...More

Thank Jetboat66
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had an excellent dinner at the China Buffet. It was very reasonably priced, and we would definitely eat there again if we are in the area. In fact, I wish they would move to our town!

Thank NearlyRetired68
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stop their with our girls a lot, good food, friendly atmosphere , nice selection, great hot tea...

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this highway interchange based Chinese Buffet without much expectation and in that regard were not surprised. The place was half full and fulling quickly. The place looked relatively clean and the food appeared appetizing. But thats as far as it went. The...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

It has been a few years since we have ate here, so we decided to try it again. Don't expect much from it. The food is often very saturated in butter, grease or sauces. The chicken which is breaded, is often mostly breading or fatty...More

Thank MikeD587
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We needed gas and place to eat at Sunday noon on recent trip from MO to OH. Other places looked quite crowded & this was next to the gas station. It was exactly what we expected, other than you pay as you go in (vs....More

Thank jaykE7478KI
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were greeted very friendly. The 'buffet' all you can eat was an OK experience. The amount of choices were adequate. Presentation was a bit on a need for an upgrade. The food itself was OK; some items had been there too long and 'looked...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Average. The wanton soup was watered down, no real taste to it. Was disappointed. There's a menu with lots of dish options. You would be better off ordering from it.

Thank Renelle H
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had read the reviews stating the food was average but was sorely disappointed that it wasn't even close to being average. Most of the food was stale and any of the fried foods were so greasy that you couldn't eat it. Wwith the variety...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is the worst Chinese food restaurant I have ever eaten in and I eat this type of food a lot. It was 6:00pm on a Friday night when I ate there. The first clue that I should not have eaten here is the fact...More

Thank B9447KKthomas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-3188
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