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China King Buffet

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215 N Central Ave, Ste 15, Duluth, MN 55807-2402
+1 218-624-2422
11:00 - 21:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop by on a Saturday night and got there exactly 1 hour before closing. Could not believe that there were so many empty trays of food. What was left was Luke warm and hard. We sat for awhile, thinking they would surely bring more food out. Meanwhile, 6 more customers came in and sat down. Not only... More 

Thank Beth M
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35 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The service was terrible! I was barely greeted and I don't think anyone smiled at me once! I felt like I was an inconvenience. The food was terrible as well- very bland and seemed to be sitting out for far too long. Pickles in sushi!?! Yuck!

Thank Jennifer B
Wadena, Minnesota
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Great selection of food for a Buffett. Went for 3 plates and tried a variety of the different food items they had for selection. Fried rice was excellent. Was very busy during lunch rush. Was a clean and inviting. Quick and easy if your in a hurry for lunch.

Thank ajb388
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Variety good. Some times entrees run low. Booths old and some could use new springs. Not a sophisticated ambiance but OK. Yogi Berra used to say ' Nobody Goes there any more. It's too crowded.' This place has been the opposite, it is never crowed. Good food,(not above par, but good). fast buffet service, good price for 'all you can... More 

Thank Peter A
Duluth, Minnesota
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Never disappointed with their selection or quality. Best lunch when you're in a hurry and have a group to feed. Everyone finds something they like!

Thank Dan M
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We have been to many buffets in our time. But the selection here was perfect. And I love the fact that when replenishing the items they brought them out in smaller quantities to ensure freshness. The sesame chicken was perfect and the spring rolls were amazing. I loved that they had the sauces all ready as not to have to... More 

Thank Marc_C55412
Willmar, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

This was a nice buffet, good variety, clean and not over-priced, the first buffet I have been to that had Rice Noodles! I would go back if in the area again.

Thank WandaJ71479
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

They have a decent selection of food, which includes a mix of standard dishes like General Tsos, Sweet & Sour, soups and IMO great noodles as well as a few types of rice. Customers are even treated to a deserts section. Reasonably priced to boot

Thank Phillip D
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

By far the best Chinese buffet in the area. It is always clean and they keep the food fresh and nice looking so you never get a glop of food that's been sitting out for a while looking dead again. It's priced right and the staff work very hard.

Thank brenda d
Solon Springs, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The China King Buffet is very convenient if you are driving into Duluth from the south. It is located right off of Grand and Central Ave, near K-Mart. The place is clean, and the staff is friendly. The food is typical buffet food. So if you are hungry and don't care about really good tasting Chinese Food. This place will... More 

Thank paulmwalsh2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 215 N Central Ave, Ste 15, Duluth, MN 55807-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-624-2422

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