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China Fair

1357 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4760
+1 231-941-5845
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible21%
18 Jun 2017
“Mediocre”
4 Aug 2017
“Pricey for the lunch buffet”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1357 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4760
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Why do people come here? The price for lunch was too much for what was served. There is part of the bar in a hallway that makes it very crowded. I guess the best part was the soup.

Thank Rightwhale
Reviewed 18 June 2017

One of the oldest establishments in TC I think the buffet quality has slipped from very good to so-so over the years. Large assortment but nothing outstanding.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Another Traverse City restaurant that gets what it can when crowds are in town. Normal price for the buffet is 13$, During the influx of visitors 18.00. Food was cold or fatty, salads was a choice of lettuce, celery and ranch dressing used to be...More

Thank Sudekumdr
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I took my daughter here for what we thought would be a nice dinner. The food was cold..the sushi was rubbery and tasteless...then the bill came....$41.00!!!!! The very rude waitress explained that the reason why it's 20 bucks per person is because they had crablegs...More

1  Thank Heather B
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If one can be said to be a connoisseur of Asian buffets, I would be one. While I've had many visits to China Fair, this review is in regards to my last visit, and indicative of my overall experiences there. As Asian buffets go, it...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I did not enjoy this meal at all. The food lacked flavor being very bland. There was crab legs which tasted watery and I don't know what the drawn butter really was. The wait staff was sullen and robotic. The restaurant is dated and worn....More

2  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I did not see anything on the buffet that made it worth $10.00 per person, food was just ok, service ok, just not that much to say

Thank eenernnun
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

My Husband Ron Desmond and I came to China Fair in Traverse City Michigan for a nice dinner. Well I think I am going to DIE!!!! My husband had a Cockroach crawling out of his plate of food. I took the plate up to the...More

4  Thank ronNorthMich
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We did the lunch buffet at China Fair on a regular basis during the 20 + years that we lived in TC and we still look forward to going back every time we return to TC a few times each year. Always warm, fresh and...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

A little concerned about earlier posts the buffet was fresh looking and hot. Crab legs and peel and eat shrimp good. Other shrimp dishes such as pepper shrimp and butter shrimp were very tasty

Thank Bela A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1357 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4760
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-5845
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