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Alpine Oriental Express

3000 W Highway 90, Alpine, TX 79830
+1 432-837-1159
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible11%
6 Mar 2017
“Good food but dismal surroundings”
10 Jul 2016
“Really Good!”
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Chinese, Asian
3000 W Highway 90, Alpine, TX 79830
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here last night again. Each time I go, I think it will be better this time, but it's not. The bland food looked as if it had been out on the buffet all day. I had to ask for empty pans to be...More

Thank janefteach
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ended up here on the advice of our hotel, as it was Valentines Day and all the restaurants in town were booked. The buffet food was good, vast selection. There was a freezer full of ice cream, serve and scoop yourself. It was busy...More

Thank Katyevee
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This is not good food. It is very dirty and the food looked like it had been out for a while. Don't recommend it

Thank warren2020
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Don't be deceived by the slightly insalubrious setting. Avoid the buffet. But, if you order off the menu, the food is REALLY nice. One finds these kinds of places out in the middle of Nowhere, TX; but this place knocks the spots off some of...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

As a local, I prefer to give good reviews when possible, but our recent visit here was disappointing enough to warrant a downgrade. We arrived about 5:45 pm so we could get the quick buffet and catch an early movie. Apparently the kitchen had just...More

Thank Carla K
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Sometimes you're just in the mood for Chinese and this place hits the spot! We went on a Sunday (after a drive from Houston) and while the buffet looked tired, the 'to order' menu was a winner. All the classics + sushi (didn't try sushi...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We have stopped here a few times and have both eaten in and taken out. We love the fresh not overly salted food. We haven't tried the buffet but it appears to be very popular. We definitely will return.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Went for the buffet. Most of it was average to good and the sushi was actually very good; the pickled ginger- in contrast to most other Asian restaurants, was only lightly dyed pink. However, I was most impressed with the honest response I received from...More

Thank biosciguy
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Ordered take away, & it was only so~so! Lot's of carbs ~ rice & noodles but little meat/veggies! .......

Thank GregAliceSprings
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Saw this place while cycling and went back for dinner. It was Saturday night and 4 tables were occupied. Selection was okay, albeit some food trays were running low or empty. Granted, it was almost closing time. Food was tasty; however, the place itself needs...More

Thank Transylvania1970
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 W Highway 90, Alpine, TX 79830
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-1159
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