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Oriental Express

706 County Highway T14, Pella, IA 50219
+1 641-620-1199
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1 Jun 2017
“Great Vietnamese type food”
25 Jan 2017
“Fantastic Food, Great Prices. Hometown favorite”
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706 County Highway T14, Pella, IA 50219
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is the place to go for eggrolls and springrolls! It is a great location for grabbing a quick good Asian food! Especially when you are catching a movie next door! The chicken noodle soup is a must when you have a bad cold, or...More

Thank PatIowa67
Reviewed 26 January 2017

As you see in a few other reviews, this place is known for fresh food made by the "Queen of Vietnamese food" in Pella. If you are here for the buffet, you are in for a treat. Various dishes, made fresh and refreshed during your...More

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We stopped here for dinner and lunch and the food was really good. The beef dishes were worth the extra money. It was tender and good flavor. The location is nice and your food is cooked to order. Two of us ate for $12. Highly...More

1  Thank beautyandthegeek725
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

My husband worked in Pella for a few months & loved oriental express buffet for lunch. The lady running the place was doing everything! Impressive. The food was a tad too salty for me. Egg rolls & crab Rangoon were great. Our order got rather...More

Thank Showagapelove
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I go here for the Vietnamese food that I can't get anywhere else in the area. I haven't tried the Chinese yet, but just noticed the great prices.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Nothing extraordinary - just the good yummy food you expect in an "Oriental" buffet - nice staff too!

Thank dr917
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Food is always fresh and fast. Lower prices and better food than the other place in town. If you want mass quantities of many things on a buffet that's warm but not quite hot then this is not the place for you. If you like...More

Thank T D
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Enjoy the lunch buffet here on weekdays. The spring rolls and crab ragoons are the best and are very tasty. If you are in the area and mood for some fast Chinese food, this would be the spot.

Thank John R
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I love the spring rolls. Fresh and not cooked in oil. Also the crab rangoons are great. The buffet offers items for everyone, or order exactly what you want.

Thank Candis R
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This is one of two Chinese restaurants in Pella. My wife and I prefer this one. The owners are very nice and it's close to the square, next door to the theater.

Thank Luke_Skyhawker
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  • Address: 706 County Highway T14, Pella, IA 50219
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-620-1199
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