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15 Park Ave, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2927
+1 518-383-2033
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was dirty, the food was replenished on the hot trays but often had little or no meat. However it has closed permanently and no new ownership appears to be working on the interior.

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Thank Alan L
Albany, New York, United States
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

With other restaurants in the same plaza, why bother with this one? it was empty when I was there. I figure there's a very good reason for that.

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Thank Colin M
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

This place used to be "The Dragon" and was great when I was growing up. I recently was back in the area and stopped for dinner with my wife and son. I've never had to write a bad review yet, but this place was bad. The food is terrible. My wife likes crab legs, I've never seen that color and... More 

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Charlton, New York, United States
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Went for dinner. Food was stale, afraid to eat most of the seafood items, especially the sushi. Looked like it had been out since lunch !! Nasty. Noodle dishes were crackly, not soft and chewy. Talked to manager about my disappointment. He didn't sound surprised at all. Will not return, EVER !!!!!

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1 Thank Andrew K
Colonie, New York
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

First, I am certainly no big fan of the all you can eat buffets, most are sub par at best, as was this place. But when I find myself for whatever reason (almost always someone else is buying) at one of these food troughs, I sincerely try and make the best of it. I mean with so much to choose... More 

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Thank Rick V
albany ny
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192 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

While I thought the food and service was good the bathroom was disgusting. There was a sign on the bathroom door I think it was telling customers to go to the Price Chopper store bathroom which is located next door. The language on the door I think was French..I thought this was a little strange. The crab legs were very... More 

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Thank AEboylston
Charlotte, North Carolina
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180 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2012

Ate here a few months ago and was actually impressed as I am not a big fan of buffet style restuarants. Was here last week and it confirmed why i DISLIKE buffets..... First the place was dirty looking. Empty tables where customers left and still dirty dishes sitting out. The buffet was not being kept up. Many food bins were... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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143 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

Went in with no expectations as I'm not a buffet fan but it was surprisingly decent. Lots of choices.....everything from sushi, seafood, traditional asian dishes, soups, salads etc. Place seemed clean and kept up pretty well. Overall we were pleased. Good place for families, something for everyone.

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Thank mad4nc
Saratoga Springs, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2010

I think I checked every review before I went to this restaurant - and still went in with no expectations, and as I write this my stomach is still rumbling in pain from the food and smell that I experienced at Empire Buffet. As we walked in, we were struck with a questionable seafood smell - but I didn't judge.... More 

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2 Thank RainydayMP
Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2010

Empire Buffet is tucked away in the strip mall where Price Chopper and KMart are, and I never would have found this place if I wasn't driving through the parking lot. You can't see it from the road. It's practically hidden! This Chinese restaurant gets four stars not because it's a four-star restaurant but because it exceeded my expectations for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Park Ave, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2927
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clifton Park
  • Phone Number: +1 518-383-2033

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