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Chow Town Grill & Buffet

1668 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4904
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible34%
3 Nov 2016
“buffet craving”
22 Jan 2017
“Worst Chinese Buffet I have eaten at”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1668 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4904
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

The servers are cheerful, though given that it is a buffet servers aren't much of the experience. They have just about anything you could possibly want on the buffet, but for my tastes, it was awful! The only "American" food I had was mac-n-cheese, and...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place has lots of variety. Every time I am in Hoover this is where I eat. They have cheap Chinese food and lots of other items. They will cook to order if you need it.

Thank SMASON827
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Food really isn't very bad. Carpet and overall appearance needs to be renewed. You can tell a herd of people have been through. Nothing to write home about and a bit pricey.

Thank charper2016
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I am a BIG fan of Chow Town - what an array of food for a reasonable price! You just don't know where to start! Let me say 1st iof all - weekday lunch buffet has mostly chicken entrees at a modest price. At night...More

Thank me2db
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Clean and well-stocked with a nice variety of fresh foods. The staff was courteous and attentive. Dinner hours are probably the best time to visit.

Thank andAwayIGo
Reviewed 27 March 2016

My squeeze and I had a 6:30 PM meeting at the Hoover Library so we decided we would eat close by for supper. We had never been to Chow Town but heard good things about the food. We were not disappointed. Greeted by a friendly...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 22 February 2016

When I first entered this very nice restaurant, I thought the price overall would be a bit too pricey for my purse. How sad, I assumed incorrectly. The aesthetic appeal speaks as if you will surely have a huge tab after experiencing the fantastic food...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 6 December 2015

i love eating here, they are not cheap with the food, huge variety of foods, i love the shrimp and sushi.

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I sometimes eat as a Chinese buffet because I like the variety. I read the reviews for Chow Town Grill, some of which were not great, and was a little hesitant about going there. However, I am glad I went because I was very pleasantly...More

Thank Thornleigh55
Reviewed 22 March 2015

From up North we know our Chinese food usually the south don't have great Chinese, but this place was a pleasant surprise! Everything I tried tasted like I remembered in NY!! Will continue to go there as long as they keep getting it right if...More

Thank Patricia M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4904
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
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Just opened last week-end. Next to TJ Max & Home Goods American, Chinese, Sushi Bar.etc. Full choice buffet
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