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Penticton Buffet

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2987 Skaha Lake Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G3, Canada
+1 250-492-8338
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Vancouver BC
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch and the Hot and Sour soup was use as good, if not better than Chinatown in Vancouver. All of the dishes were hot and fresh. We've been back numerous times and even tried the dinner buffet. Tearing can sometimes be a bit tough, but no other issues. We will definitely be back.. Good job.

Thank Penny M
Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We tried this buffet last week, were totally disappointed. The foods that we tried from the buffet tasted like it had been sitting all day. The meats we tried were so tough you could not chew. The waitress was very nice. The dish washer walked by with a trolley of dishes she was dressed in clothing splattered with paint, looked... More 

Thank Mollymay2017
kelowna canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The dinner buffet has an amazing selection. Lots of meat yes meat. From turkey, bbq pork , ribs, and lots of chicken with different sauces. The veggies are fresh and there are 2 chow mein, also prawns and fish too. There is a large selection of dessert .This is the best buffet in Penticton. The owners and staff are very... More 

Thank whiskybandit
Maple Ridge, Canada
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this steaming heap of garbage restaurant for dinner with my family. It was the worst food any of us have ever had. Words cannot describe the food there. Save yourselves, go anywhere else. I am astounded that they are even open. The restaurant is old and smells like urine, the buffet was empty and when there was food... More 

Thank whitanee1017
Oliver, British Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Chinese is what you expect and it is varied and very good but the evening buffet has some of the best ribs, turkey and chicken you can get anywhere. Try it you will like it.

Thank Ray S
Ashcroft, Canada
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Chinese buffet that was perhaps the best that my wife and I have ever had. Extensive number of items and great ice cream and deserts. Would certainly eat here again

Thank 21226
Summerland, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We went to see how their wonton was as the parking lot seems always busy. The soup was very flavorful however served in an old dish. The restaurant has the exact decor from the previous restaurant in the 80s. Nothing seems to have been updated. Old and dusty. Booth seats are ripped and old. A lot of people come in... More 

Thank Mommabeetle1
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you were a vegetarian, then you might be a little underwhelmed by the buffet. But tonight it was a carnivore's dream... Melt in your mouth ribs were the headliner, but at least a dozen other delectable dishes of the protein persuasion... Pork potstickers were huge and tasty, and the hot and sour soup was also a standout. Spicy squid... More 

Thank mm__j__ww
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I enjoyed our take out tonight. Good tasting, great portions and quality and they were very friendly tonight when I placed my order and when I picked up, thanks!

Thank Nolpreen
Fort Langley, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Went there as the parking lot seemed busier than other Oriental Restaurants in town. Some dishes were okay (4 out of 5), buy most were below par (3/5). I'd describe the food as way too Westernized Chinese Food...plastic plates, Jasmine pot of tea used a tea bag instead of loose leaf, more of a gut fill place than a quality... More 

Thank Lloyd W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2987 Skaha Lake Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-492-8338

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