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Carnation Buffet

5020 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
+1 205-425-6100
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good14%
  • Average35%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible20%
29 Dec 2017
“Average food in a dirty restaurant”
20 Jul 2017
“It was good”
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5020 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

My husband and I recently ate dinner at this restaurant and will not be going back. As we were seated, we noticed the dirty rugs on the floor. We tried to overlook this but after going through the buffet line, we noticed food in the...More

Thank Fiery2015
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It was late and they were closing but still accommodate me. The outside of the restaurant is bot that great looking neither is the inside but the food was decent. It needs some updating inside and out.

Thank SMASON827
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Carnation Buffet is a really good buffet restaurant. The food is really good, fresh and reasonably priced.

Thank contenna
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I really enjoyed picking out the meat, fish, shrimp, and veggies that I wanted cooked on the Mongolian style grill. The help was attentive and always kept my glass full. All the food tables were hot and everything was delicious!

Thank 514rexg
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fast service, good food, good variety of food, there were not a lot of crab legs, ice cream was melted or empty, good desserts

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Outside needs attention and the food does too. Lots of choices, but none are very fresh looking or tasting. The egg roll and Hot and Sour soup were especially poor. The sushi was acceptable. The young woman up front and the server were both friendly....More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 5 August 2016

You basically get what you expect when you go to an oriental buffet restaurant. There is plenty of parking and space inside. There are multiple buffet tables that include the expected fare plus sushi and, for dinner, a grill area. One bonus is a table...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The food was fresh, and tasted good. The environment was good and server was helpful. May be somewhat pricey for what they offer.

Thank scootmg
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Have been a few times to this place and it can really be hit and miss. Times the food is great and times it is just bad. The one saving grace to this place is the hostess and the servers, they are really good at...More

Thank 5d4w
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The food was not as good as the price suggested. The bar was not well stocked. While I was at the bar I watched as a man traded the warming pans. He scraped the food out into a new pan and placed it back on...More

Thank Betty R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5020 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bessemer
  • Phone Number: +1 205-425-6100
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