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Ming Dynasty

2011 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7886
+1 805-928-6881
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible15%
1 week ago
“Ming Dynasty - Exiled ”
1 week ago
“Poor variety and old food.”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2011 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7886
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For buffet: This is a very sad place. Not worth the price I paid. I arrived at 630p. There was no one to seat us and no sign to wait. It was fairly slow however, they sat us at the table behind the divider. Why?...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I ate here and to make a long story short the buffet was not very robust and moreover the food in the buffet was old. We did not try the menu so I can't say if that was any better. However, their...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The food was fresh, hot and delicious. The green beans are firm and fresh, not withered like some places. The shrimp is my personal favorite. The chicken and broccoli is so good. The servers are always friendly.

Thank HappyKathy805
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We enjoy eating here. They have a great buffet bar, noodle bar, and the regular foods from the menu. We love the buffet when we want to try a bunch of different foods, nice to sample a little bit of everything. They also make a...More

Thank RandyNewton
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Yes, this place became Jumbo now known as V Star, is a buffet with Chinese food that permeates many places in America now. The food, honestly is in the middle, depending on what you get. If its the American stuff, yes it meh. I would...More

Thank d l
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Have been to this place each time I visit my family in Santa Maria. The food is good. There is a buffet and a regular menu. Good service.

Thank Paca S
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Worst Chinese food I've ever had. Should have sent it back as the chicken in my dish was inedible. Plus it was overpriced. Won't ever go back.

Thank kayakersandcat
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I am a big fan of Asian buffet dining and enjoy V Star Buffet on S. Broadway a couple of times a month at minimum. Its been a while for Ming Dynasty so I decided t drop in for lunch. Sorry to say it was...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Not bad, helpful and curtious staff. Food is good but not a high end. You will find all the basics, no reason to go more expensive menu route. Open room with booths and tables. There are worse places in town.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We took our office staff out for lunch and we had a big group. Service was very friendly, good selection of food (fresh fruit, salads, three soup choices and the basic Chinese buffet food). Tea and dessert included. Good deal for lunch. And buffet is...More

Thank MsMoch
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7886
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-928-6881
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