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1840 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3352
+1 858-273-6868
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good and seemed fresh and the service was good. I just feel that they don't have enough variety. I have been to Chinese buffet places where there was double the amount of food to choose from. The place is big and very clean and has a hibachi guy that will cook whatever mix of raw meats and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Chinese buffets are often viewed as the worst of all the buffet types. Well,. if you go to this one, you will be thrilled by the variety and flavor. I am not exaggerating since my readers and my viewers know I don't mince words when it comes to reviews. I would go over and over... If only I lived nearby!... More 

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Thank julestopbuffet
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A group of us came here for my husbands birthday several years ago and kept coming back, because the food was so good. After a while the food started deteriating and we stopped coming. Subsequently a new friend suggested it and said how good it was and that it had been remodeled so we decided to give it another try... More 

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Thank Debra G
Mid-Missouri
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We live in the Midwest where Chinese buffets are a dime a dozen. This was hands down the best Chinese buffet we've ever been too. The food was fresh and cooked well. Not too salty which is a typical buffet trick to slow down big eaters. Service was a bit slow, but to be fair they were packed. We were... More 

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Thank BlueLion4
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Good food. Good price. I would go again if I came back to the area. Mostly Asian food.but ok with me.

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Thank Paul P
San Diego, California
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225 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We take all of our foreign and domestic guests to this wonderful, popular restaurant. There are many, many choices of Asian and American dishes. The guests can try a variety of dishes. This week we took a foreign guest and he tasted shrimp for the first time prepared four different ways. He liked the buffet so much, we took him... More 

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Thank lindymiles
Troon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great choice of food here, Chinese with some fish and beef also, very fresh well cooked, clean and tidy with helpful friendly staff.

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Thank lipsticklindalou
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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481 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Everything from sushi to roast beef. The quality is sometimes lacking, but the quantity and variety are very good. The soups were disappointing, but the BBQ ribs were great.

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Thank James W
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

It was good quality, lots of options good flavors. Lots to choose from, nice and friendly staff. Easy to find parking, central located, lots pf seating, it was busy too which usually is a good sign.

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Thank Kmdurini
Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Everything was good. Lots of things to choose from. Good sushi too. Don't miss the "create your own stir fry". This way you choose what you want and it is made fresh for you. For everything you get its a great price.

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Thank Mark H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1840 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3352
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-273-6868

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