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Royal Buffet

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31 Golf Ctr, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-4910
+1 847-885-0688
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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District of Columbia
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316 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is clean as it is located in a new building, but the selection is not impressive as it is thought to be. Taste is average with average quality. No impressed overall.

Thank 8Oiseaux
Manila, Philippines
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225 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Line up for their lobsters. I always fill up with their grilled mushrooms. Try this in the Mongolian section: broccoli, mushroom, shrimps, garlic, a scoop of mongolian sauce and chili. Power protein!

Thank VincentRapisura
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164 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This all you can eat buffet does not scrimp on quality food. From crab legs to sushi to chicken, it is all here. Wait staff is friendly and eager to please their customers. With an abundance of tables, there is no crowding people into tight spaces. We were with a group of 22 people, and an area away from other... More 

Thank DuffleBag2go
Palatine, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A wonderfully surprising array of various Asian foods is available, but not cheap. A good testament for any Asian restaurant is to see the client ethnic distribution. If you leave hungry, it's your own fault.

Thank cheryltrzupek
Des Plaines, Illinois
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103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Huge selection of both Asian and American food, with a stronger emphasis on Asian. The cook will grill your raw choices on the hibachi for you. Large selection of sushi rolls. Crepes, ice cream, and pies for dessert. Higher priced buffet, one might be better off at a sit down restaurant and have just one entrée.

Thank Kaisereds
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My family used to frequent this place often. The food can range from not very good to quite enjoyable, the section is very large. However, the dessert lady is horrible! You often will see her trying to sneak food and pretend that she is not. She'll bend down and shove food in her mouth. She is rude to every single... More 

Thank kshabi
Itasca, Illinois
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I loved all the different types of food. On weekends it's all-you-can-eat lobster or crab legs too. It is a little pricey but worth it.

Thank Frances M
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I think I've been here more than 10 times. I love it here. Food is freshly made and the restaurant is clean. It tends to be very busy, but what do you expect? With a different variety of foods at a reasonable print, who wouldn't want to go? All you can eat lobster is on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Thank Thiphakone H
Germantown, Wisconsin
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

$124 for 4 people. Many different food options and I tried several. Some food good, other food quite poor and tasteless. Others in my party had crab legs and lobster and commented that these were very good. Very disappointed with the people serving the food. Several of the servers would not even smile at me. Wake up people, this is... More 

Thank Gregg L
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

First - entry doors. Main center doors are always close and everyone need to squeeze thru a narrow side door. The manager in one second ruined all positive experience accumulated for years of visiting this restaurant. We just tried to express opinion on the small issue - there were no lobsters on the day when they were supposed to be,... More 

Thank Al B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Golf Ctr, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-4910
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Hoffman Estates
  • Phone Number: +1 847-885-0688

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