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Empire Szechuan

115 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933-1703
+1 517-702-1338
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
9 Apr 2017
“Best Chinese buffet in Lansing!”
26 Oct 2015
“Best place for quick eats and people-watching”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
115 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933-1703
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite Chinese restaurant--hands down. The lunch buffet is the best--and ordering off the menu for dinner is just as good. It's reasonably priced, the food is hot and replenished often. Favorites include the Teriyaki chicken, crab Rangoon, lo mein, green beans, general...More

1  Thank tjmiller1970
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a popular and quick-moving buffet option. You'll often see legislators, legi staffers and lobbyists grabbing a relatively quick bite here, because you can just get your table, go up and fill your plate, and pay pretty quickly whenever you have to leave to...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Grabbed a quick bite to eat here and the special fried rice and spring rolls were both good and reasonable portions for the price.

Thank Mikey88
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Looking for something quick and filling while spending the day in Lansing? Look no further. Staff is friendly, fast and efficient. It's also a great place to do a little networking. Price is reasonable for the value.

2  Thank Carmen J
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Straight forward Chinese fare in a simple restaurant environment. Great for lunch: The food was fresh and tasty. The cost is $7.40 for the lunchtime buffet, which allows you to sample many of their offerings for a low price. There were a few twists on...More

3  Thank citizen360
Reviewed 21 April 2014

The lunch buffet is excellent. When I first walked in, I was suprised that there was only one buffet table of food. After I got my first plate, I fully appreciated that there was only one table. Everything was fresh, hot, and delicious. I am...More

3  Thank Malarkey4you
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Friendly welcome, huge plate of egg foo yung which was interesting enough that I didn't get tired of it by the end - nice fresh ingredients, vegetables inside still crunchy - and tasty soy "gravy" and steamed rice alongside. Great comfort food, just the job...More

2  Thank chasm205
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Have eaten here a number of times when meeting friends in downtown Lansing. Food is good. A decent selection. Staff is always friendly and helpful. I would recommend eating here when in this area. It can get crowed lunch time suggest getting there by 11:45.

1  Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 16 September 2012

i've been a million times, and it always impresses; this place is always busy, no matter what time of day. i've even swung by late at night and found a room full of hungry people!

2  Thank kittytwist
Reviewed 1 February 2011

Empire Szechuan has a great Chinese buffet in downtown Lansing. I'm not sure about dinner time prices, but if you head there at lunch on a weekday they have a "lunchtime special" and the buffet is listed at $5.99, which comes out to just $6.35...More

1  Thank JoulesMSU
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-702-1338
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