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Panda Chinese Buffet

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5th street, Benton, KY 7018
+1 270-906-2888
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stopped for a quick bite and were not disappointed. Were offered a sample to taste before ordering. The buffet was fully stocked and the food was fresh and flavorful. Clean restaurant

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Nashville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Most of the dishes are chicken based. Not anything exceptional. Many of the dishes had a similar flavor. If you want fast buffet experience with nothing special this is it.

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Thank Debbie W
Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

One time was enough for me. Food was awful. Buffet was minimally stocked. Drinks weren't refilled. Servers were teenaged Chinese girls who didn't seem to understand English and weren't efficient. Maybe new, IDK but food was terrible and that alone was enough to keep me from ever going back. Do yourself a favor and go to Peking Chinese Restaurant in... More 

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Thank gwtwmom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

AWFUL!!! I went there once, and it was terrible.. The food on the hot bar, wasn,'t. Some of it wasn't even warm. Just absolutely nothing was good. I think the board of health needs a very serious inspection of this place. I will never go back. Granted, this is not suppose to be a fine dining experience, but it is... More 

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Thank Greg T
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Nice staff and the deal is going for the bay buffet special. Very basic buffet and not large but should do for most seeking a good price and fill your stomach.

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Thank jack S
Benton, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

We enjoy the food at the Panda Chinese buffet. Great food for the price and a friendly staff. We usually eat there on the weekend.

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Thank Leslie G
Kirksey, KY
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

We eat here occasionally and reviewed this establishment shortly after it opened a few years ago. Unfortunately instead of improving, the quality here has declined slightly over time so that this is just an average oriental buffet. It isn't bad and is still the best oriental in Benton, but it is not great nor a great value. Eat here when... More 

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Thank West-Ky-Travelers
Benton, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

Best Chinese food in the Benton area. I like shrimp and they serve shrimp at least 3 different ways for their supper buffet. The business is run by a Chinese family that don't speak a whole lot of English but are very very friendly. I would eat there a lot more often if my wife would let me.

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Benton, Kentucky
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

The people are nice but the food has a bland taste with no flavor. They need to expand on the foods that they offer

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Thank April R
Gilbertsville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2013

The Panda house has a lot of seafood on their buffet and the food is pretty good. I just personally prefer Chongs when I want to eat Chinese.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th street, Benton, KY 7018
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Benton
  • Phone Number: +1 270-906-2888

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