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Empire Buffet

3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
+1 315-251-1888
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (8 reviews)
“frog legs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
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Reviews (44)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I eat here when we are in the Syracuse area. The food is always fresh and hot. There are always many items to choose from, enough to satisfy any palate. Yesterday I had those delicious sesame balls, crab rangoons, green beans, steamed...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always a great stop for lunch. Recommend the sweet and sour chicken. Area is always clean and quick with good pricing on the lunch buffet

Thank The_Traveling_Ben
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in town visiting friends and had a taste for Chinese Buffet. They hit it right on the spot. The food was hot and the variety was fantastic. Even the skeptics I went with enjoyed it. For 8 bucks you will be well satisfied.

Thank johnlY9563GH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was quite surprised that this buffet offered such a variety and was clean, except the bathrooms need some more monitoring. Loved the goldfish tank :) Good bang for your buck

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Syracuse. We have all had plenty of Chinese buffets as we travel, let me tell you why I feel this one sets the bar high. Other Chinese buffets sometimes mound the food up and this...More

Thank T6560TQpatriciab
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had a nice lunch at the Empire Buffet. I had my special likes, Wong tong soup, walnut chicken, vegetable roll, pork fried rice of few Buffalo Chicken wings. I top off with a scoop of ice cream. I believe it might be ice milk, but...More

Thank Belladonna325
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday evening. It was crowded but everything was plentiful and service was excellent. Food was very tasty and there were a good selection of vegetable dishes. Definitely worth it!

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

There is probably not a faster place to eat in Syracuse than this restaurant. Seats 325 people max and you can chose from almost anything from shrimp cocktail to sushi then onto main courses of baked salmon, fried chicken wings like "KFC", roast beef, turkey...More

Thank familyman66slig
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Decent variety, some fresh items, some that looked like it had been out quite awhile. Service was attentive, at least those that spoke english

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 2 April 2017

There are NO crab legs ever! Don't go by their TV and Internet ads.......when u call and ask, they say "Too expensive"......well take them off your ads then or even raise the price of the buffet....don't mislead the public......will never see my face there!

Thank Barbara D
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24 January 2017|
Response from Adelle M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-251-1888
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