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New Century Buffet

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868 Jackman St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3053
+1 619-440-8881
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El Cajon, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Service sucked! Rude & inexperienced, used the excuse "don't understand English too good". Dirty plates piled up on table, only refilled water just as we were getting ready to leave. Food fair/OK, plenty to choose from. Nothing special, Soup boarder line cold. Crab legs, were just the shells NO MEAT!! 2 chicken dished I tried were dry & tough. NOT... More 

Thank Roma R
San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Very good food, lots of choices, even a chocolate fountain! Sushi, pizza, salad, & always at least 3 difgerent soups. Fair prices. Give this one a try.

Thank Lonolono
San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We often go to all you can eat Asian buffets and there are quite a few to choose from. They are all quite good but none compares so far to New Century Buffet which we stumbled upon while in El Cajon, not a normal destination for us. The food choices were pretty standard although on Sunday they have New York... More 

Thank maringfro
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Better than I expected it to be! The people there are pretty nice, the food wasnt terrible, and I left full.

Thank Mellissa R
California, USA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

If you are familiar with Chinese buffet, east county is not really the place to have it and this place is not even good in a pinch. Red sign at eye level on the door soliciting "Help Wanted." Maybe the dishwasher cooked and if that individual was not Asian I would understand and give them credit for trying. I am... More 

1 Thank sadauphin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2011

Food is always fresh, everything is kept really clean. Just cant get enough. Will go everyday if possible. Really really recomend this place.

1 Thank Chiquitit4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 868 Jackman St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3053
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-440-8881

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