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3904 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611
+1 813-805-2929
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is just like any other Chinese buffet you would go to. There is definitely plenty of selection. Sushi bar was very good. I got there on a slow night so alot of the food looked like it was sitting there for a while drying up. As far as taste is concerned, all the food I tried was very... More 

Thank Lani D
Tampa, Florida
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The variety of food was dismal, at best. One shrimp dish, 2 fake crab dishes, a few chicken dishes, bad sides, 3 soups. All just warm. Plenty of filler food. Too expensive for what you get, even at $10.99. There was sushi, but I didn't partake. Needed more desserts.

Thank pinkflamingo7414
Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

A friend had requested this place for her birthday. The food and service was great. The atmosphere was friendly. We enjoyed ourselves till our bellies were popping. When I got the bill I was even happier. I'm surprised the cost was so low when the variety and the presentation of the food was so good.

Thank ButterflyJAngel
Tampa, Florida
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106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

there are some places that you just can't get comfortable in. This is one of those. The food is substandard chinese buffet. the food is just not good, not hot, not tasty. not visually appealing. didn't care for any of it.

Thank eric s
Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The price of food are what you would expect from an average Chinese buffet. Assortment included typical deep fried chicken, wonton and hot and sour soup, lo mein, fried rice, and other run-of-the-mill Chinese food. Nothing spectacular but definitely not horrible either. I would recommend if you're just looking for an average place to grab some quick Chinese food.

Thank Darren J
Brandon, Florida
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140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

My Mom & Sister have been here a few times and I joined them recently to try it out. We arrived on a Sat afternoon, it wasn't crowded and it is inexpensive (like $8-10 a person). They had quite a large selection of Chinese food, all the common dishes were there and plenty more. We were happy with the selection,... More 

Thank tampabrat22
Northridge, CA
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This buffet is in the Britton Plaza, a shopping center on Dale Mabry going toward McDill Air Base. Now granted, buffets often are not the best of food places, but this one was dreadful. Dark, poorly lit, food not appearing fresh. I likened it to the poor ti plant sitting in a filthy glass on our table with mold crawling... More 

Thank rebwriter
Long Beach, New York
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310 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I do not like giving poor reviews for businesses as I believe good reviews forgive and support well-intentioned business owners, but I cannot do so for Tampa Buffet. Except for sushi that had JUST been made at our request, the quality, taste, texture and temperature of the majority of the food was so bad that we will not return here.... More 

Thank Clubess1
Tampa, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the worst Asian buffets I've ever been to! The place smells like old fish as soon as you walk in. I should have left right away. But I thought I would still give them the benefit of the doubt. Well it was all down hill from there. Most of the food looked like it was sitting all... More 

Thank Michael H
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136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

There is nothing else to say about my experience here today. Disgusting! When I showed the owner the photo, his response was "Was that today?". Really?!! And he should have removed the food from the buffet immediately. He didn't.. At least not that I saw. Maybe he did after I left. If he didn't, I feel bad for anyone who... More 

Thank Reese5033

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-805-2929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?