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Dragon China

2125 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6520
+1 575-887-1818
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (15 reviews)
“egg drop soup” (2 reviews)
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2125 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6520
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place has one of the largest Chinese Buffet selections I've ever seen. Plus a darn good sushi selection, fresh made in front of you. Beef, chicken, lots of seafood, fried dishes, American dishes, and all of them pretty good. Their hot and sour soup...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Besides the furnishings and trappings the restaurant was one of only two choices. The food was mediocre at best. Yes, a huge variety, but I'm still not sure which item laid me low when I got back to the RV for the night. The water...More

Thank uphill69
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We dined here one evening, the place was quiet. The food was tepid, not very tasty. We had dinner here.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Recently added sushi bar with a guy making small rolls complement a full selection of chinese buffet restaurant fare. Nicely presented sushi bar. Furniture could be a little better, but is serviceable. They have plenty of TVs going, the food and service is always good.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

One of the few choices on Sunday in this one horse town. The carpet was filthy and rubber base boards were coming unglued. Buffet line was typical oriental fare with sushi. Plastic plates which were either majorly scratched or had an undesirable pattern that looked...More

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Quality is acceptable (you cannot expect much from a Chinese Buffet style food) and for the Cheap price (dinner $12 per person). Good variety. Sushi rolls are tasty (medium quality). So, it is good for what you pay for. (and safe, we did not get...More

Thank TOURtheWORLDMexPal
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were hungry and this was on price point. The hot foods were excellent. The sushi was good (we live near a big city with great sushi so our standards may be higher). The desserts could use some improvement, a bit dried out, but that...More

Thank TeamBosquez
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We got ours to to go in a to go box, took it back to our room, nothing was good! Egg drop soup was a funky color, tasted horrible, fried rice was good, lo mien noodles were over cooked and gross. If your going to...More

Thank fairg
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Carlsbad, NM is not a foodie Mecca . It has spectacular caverns. It has an incredible number of new, clean motels and it has lots of oil related industry. It does not, however, have a bounty of great restaurants. When faced with little internet guidance,...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We decided to try this place because it was close to where we were staying and it looked inviting from the outside. Since it was packed with cars, we were hoping for a good experience but got an average one at best. I find buffets...More

Thank ICTtravler
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17 January 2017|
Response from buddymusic | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I just don't know about groups. Wish I could help.
6 May 2016|
Response from imdun | Reviewed this property |
No, reservations needed. I have only gotten the buffet once, usually just take out. Sorry. With that size of crowd, I would think they would take reservations. 575-887-1818 is their #.
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1 January 2015|
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Response from Fastmach B | Reviewed this property |
According to Yelp, they do. It says that they do not do deliveries, but they do have take out service. Their phone number is (575) 887-1818 and they are open from 10:30 am to 10 pm 7 days a week. I hope you have a great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2125 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6520
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-1818
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