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Ocean Garden Buffet - CLOSED

901 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6018
+1 843-828-0500
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
3 Jul 2014
“Chinese food away from home.”
27 Sep 2013
“Can't Believe the Ratings this Place Gets”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
901 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6018
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

They get it right. Atmosphere so-so. On restaurant row. Busy busy, but this keeps food freshly made. Very reasonable prices and servers don't hover. For an extra price you get all-you-can eat crab legs. Soups, salad fix'ins, sushi, assorted, delicious choices, desserts, beverages. Good choices...More

Thank Mbchmom
Reviewed 28 September 2013

As a local who has made the mistake of eating here more than once, I can't believe the relatively high ratings of this restaurant on TripAdvisor. I wonder if people are confusing it with the nearby and superior New China Buffet? This location may be...More

1  Thank JoniBGoode
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

I based my decision to go to this restaurant on Tripadvisor reviews. My experience was so-so to negative. Pros: excellent Mongolian beef and crab cakes, attractive Mongolian barbecue selections, $50 to feed two teenage boys and two adults Cons: many of the items were stale...More

Thank Gsonewbie
Reviewed 8 May 2013

The buffet is to start really nice if you like real Chinese food. You can pay extra to have the crab legs included. They were superbe! Served at our table, when we asked for it. So enjoy just the buffet or pay the extra for...More

3  Thank moiaussi1234
Reviewed 4 April 2013

great crab legs,prime rib,good all around experience.would recommend for family or anyone who is hungry

1  Thank briant479
Reviewed 31 March 2013

My husband and I ate there last week. They had a large selection, everything I tried was hot and fresh. We were seated right away, which is nice in a town where you almost always have to wait. The service was quick and the staff...More

2  Thank DebHtans
Reviewed 30 March 2013

My wife and I were pleasantly overwhelmed with the array of choices on the Ocean Garden Buffet. This isn't a typical Chinese Buffet. Along with some of our standard favorites like general tsao's chicken, egg rolls and vegetable lo mein were unexpected treats like salt...More

2  Thank Jay T
Reviewed 28 March 2013

As a vegetarian, I'm always looking for restaurants that offer fresh options. I really enjoyed the hot grill where the fresh carrots, cabbages, water chestnuts, bean sprouts and onions that I chose were cooked for me with the sauce of my choice. (I chose the...More

2  Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Hosted a business lunch in Surfside. No waiting to be seated which was nice. All of us enjoyed buffet with great Chinese items and quick service.

2  Thank Kris K
Reviewed 31 January 2013 via mobile

Ocean Garden has been one of my local favorites for the past couple years, I think the most important thing with a buffet is consistency, & here they have just that. I can honestly say I've never had a bad meal here and the service...More

2  Thank thegirlbilly
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-828-0500
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