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Chinese Buffet Restaurant

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401 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5120
+1 607-277-3399
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Ithaca, New York
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289 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on Mother's day and ecpe Ted it would be cheaper. Big sign saying the 5.69 lunch is 6.69 on the weekend. I'm a DIFFERENT location there was a sign saying lunch today was 9.99. We felt cheated as we didnt know til after we got the bill. Food is mostly average. Bathrooms are deplorable. If you have children... More 

Thank Brian D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is so close to our hotel so we decided to take a walk to this restaurant. To us the selection was not great as someone mentioned compare with other Chinese buffet. Some food was cold as someone mentioned in previous review. I had to tell the waitress and then they crank up the heat. I got some food... More 

Thank Hoangng53
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I'm from Canada and where I come from a buffet of this quality would cost $34 dollars. I was very satisfied with my $8.50 meal.

Thank Bridget L
Hector, New York
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have met Friends there several times over the past few years (not my choice of Restaurant), and each time waited too long to be sat and the servers/Staff were minimally interactive.

Thank advornicky
Kochi (Cochin), India
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150 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The restaurant is awesome for non.veg eaters, they get all meat of the world in under $10. To join in the group was tricky for the choice for veg is super less and unworthy of the $$. I put in special request for veg.fried rice. That was full of veggies for which I am happy, but oily and the oil... More 

Thank Ajeya
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I visited here on a recent Sunday to have a later lunch (2:30pm). I was passing through town from Syracuse and needed a quick bite for lunch. The restaurant was fairly busy when I arrived (that always is a good sign). It was your typical Chinese Buffet food. The employees (cooks) were always coming out to replenish the hot food... More 

Thank OnondagaHill
Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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419 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Lots to choose from. You will find something to eat here. Take a small portion of each to see what you like. Price was its salvation!

Thank Elaine M
Ithaca, New York
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The elaborate buffet features not only Asian dishes but a plethora of meat, seafood and vegetable dishes with efficient and pleasant servers who also encourage you to try their ice creams and desserts!

Thank Etienne M
Ithaca, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I love that there is so many Choices of Different kinds of foods. And the Prices of the Buffet is Pretty Cheap!! AWESOME!!!

Thank Christine M
Ithaca, New York
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91 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

the selection is outstanding although it's heavily skewed to chicken dishes. many of the dishes i selected were unchewable and probably undigestible. I simply couldn't bring myself to swallow a lot of the food...couldn't treat my stomach that way. The service was.....well, to tell the truth, it was the first time I had NO service. The host seated me and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5120
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-3399

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