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Big Buddha Chinese Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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16572 W. Greenway Rd., #115, Surprise, AZ 16527
+1 623-266-3328
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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Sun City West, Arizona
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527 reviews
497 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was very good however the prices were just a little pricey for chinese food. The food selection was very good and extremely tasty. We normally go with other friends and after we introduced them to Big Buddha they have gone back time and time again. I lived in China for over 2 years and this food is just... More 

Thank HOODSY1292
Surprise, Arizona
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Big Buddha Chinese Restaurant is THE place to go for great authentic Chinese food. Always FRESH, always fast, always friendly and at a good price as well. Something I missed after several trips to Hong Kong was Chop Suey. The Chop Suey at Big Buddha hit the top of my list. A real variety of dishes all prepared right... More 

Thank Bonnie W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is our go to spot for Chinese food in the area.. staff is excellent and friendly and their food is excellent and well priced.

Thank Ardi H
Cleveland, Ohio
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199 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped by on a Monday evening for dinner. They had one of my favorites Wor Won Ton Soup. We also go the pork fried rice and some crab Rangoon. The soup was a huge bowl full of shrimp, pork, chicken, vegetables, etc. Very good. The other dishes were very tasty as well. Fast service and fair pricing.

Thank Roger K
Phoenix, Arizona
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We've lived in the Phoenix area for 11 years and have been looking for a Mom and Pop type Chinese restaurant that serves food, and most importantly pork fried rice that we love and tastes like the rice we "used to get back east." Our spur of the moment decision to give Big Buddha a try resulted in ticking off... More 

Thank TravelGodess
Buckeye, Arizona
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This was my second time here and my wife's first. We got in about 30 minutes before closing on Sunday and I'm sure they were all ready to go home. My wife got sick from undercooked food. My food was good. That's why the 3 stars.

Thank Felix C
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Heard about this place from friends and family. One afternoon as I was driving by, decided to do lunch there and see what people were talking about. The menu was quite diverse with plenty selections. The food was really good and the portions were humungous! Will eat there again.

Thank Timeseeker
Surprise, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

On the advice of a friend, ordered take-out and it was awful. I don't know whether it was because they knew we wouldn't see it or taste it til we got it home, or what. May well be good if you eat there. But don't order take-out.

Thank Deanna W
Litchfield Park, Arizona
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My husband and I ate at this restaurant twice and each time had to wait to be seated. I did not mind since it was busy. This most recent visit I was ready to wait since it was busy until the young lady that took our name made a comment behind our back while we were walk out side to... More 

Thank 392linettep
Surprise, Arizona
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

First I must say I have not stayed to eat in the restaurant, we have always done take out. The restaurant is always busy. The take out is always ready when we arrive and is always hot when I get home. Prices are good and the food is excellent! Recommend highly.

Thank Unclemorte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16572 W. Greenway Rd., #115, Surprise, AZ 16527
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
  • Phone Number: +1 623-266-3328

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?