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China Lights Oriental Cuisine

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9220 Old Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-522-5888
11:00 - 22:00
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Slana, Alaska
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This place has an incredible buffet! All was fresh. For so far away from their source, the crawfish was yummy! Seasoned right.

Thank Deborah W
Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

food: always fresh, always hot. service: top notch location: a ways out there, but not too far. atmosphere: good lighting, friendly waitstaff, light music, traditional chinese things

Thank Jimiq
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been here before, but it was quite some time ago. With family and friends visiting for the holidays, we were out and about doing some Christmas shopping and decided to go to China Lights for lunch. It did not disappoint. They have improved upon their dessert offerings. There are numerous fresh fruits and salad choices, as well as... More 

Thank CrowdAvoidance
Girdwood, Alaska
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, extremely clean, friendly atmosphere. Always well stocked well. Have brought many clients here and they return with their family. Holiday gatherings with excellent buffet. No reservations

Thank snownurse1
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We travel to Anchorage every week, and have limited time while there. China Lights is always a good stop for fresh, tasty and healthy meals. Being on the road so often makes it important to avoid typical fast food, and a buffet can be the answer - as long as the food is fresh and healthy! The sushi is decent,... More 

Thank dxdcurtis
Homer, Alaska
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Have gone to the buffet for lunch and dinner. So many choices, so no matter what you like to eat, their is something to choose. Sushi on buffet is real good also, don't expect $30 sushi rolls on a buffet, but the sushi they didn't have was very solid. Price is right given the choices and that it is all... More 

Thank Ryan A
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Food was terrible. It was old and nasty. Also when the food was ran out at 8PM, they stop refilling the buffet. The cook came to the front and was very rude. The server pretend they dont know anything about it. In a word, terrible place,maybe good for once or twice, but its not the place to go for you... More 

Thank 思源 唐
Humble, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Buffets are organized bunches of entries and desserts. This buffet is a mess. Under stocked - potatoe salad between desserts?! Staff excellent,bathrooms clean. Food mediocre and not well stocked , 1/3 of dishes empty or near gone.

Thank eviegal
Anchorage, Alaska
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101 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The price of this place is ridiculous. The food choices on the buffet are not that great. The sushi is terrible. The whole time I was there I was wishing that I had gone to China King Restaurant instead. I won't waste anymore money here again.

Thank A-Eland
Anchorage, Alaska
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

i been here twice and they have a huge buffet. i am so impressed with the foods they have out. everything i tried had such flavour. if a person is into american style chinese food. this is one place worth stopping at. its not far from Dimond mall. just go south on the Old Seward highway just past the auto... More 

Thank Thamara T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9220 Old Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 907-522-5888

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