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Orient Hibachi Buffet - CLOSED

513 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1373
+1 607-535-8800
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good20%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
22 Apr 2015
“Orient Hibachi CLOSED!”
7 Mar 2015
“Delicious, authentic chinese food made by friendly folks!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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513 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1373
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2015

This restaurant closed! They moved down the street and reopened under a new name- The House of Hong. They just opened three weeks ago. They have a new menu and, unfortunately, eliminated the buffet. The new restaurant is not as good as the previous one....More

Thank Niti R
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Food is fresh and authentic. The buffet is on the small side but the flavor is HUGE! We drive 30 minutes, one way, to get our takeout from this restaurant. Its that good. Family run by sweet people with excellent english. A wonderful addition to...More

Thank amandadawnrafferty
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We had Friday night dinner during the NASCAR weekend in Watkins Glen - and there wasn't a big crowd. The Oriental Hibachi is a cozy restaraunt and the buffet looked a little sparse (but we didn't choose the buffet) but the waitress told later customers...More

Thank RayMargeson
Reviewed 10 August 2014

To be fair - we went late at night, so not a lot was left. She did make some fresh shrimp for Bob. It was a small, simple family run place. Just 20.00 for the two of us and good tea.

Thank lootlady
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Went here with friends. The staff are a large family including the kids. Service is excellent but they do not speak very good english so it can be tricky. The buffet has a huge selection and initially we were concerned that there was not much...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

Food was terrible. I was with my colleague on a business trip stop in lunch time to grab a quick lunch. First of all, The waitress & waiter doesn't speak fluent English to take our drink order. By the time we go to the buffet...More

Thank amyyang10002
Reviewed 23 May 2014

My friends and I went to Watkins Glen for a short vacation. We loved the Chinese food. We all wondered if there is Chinese anywhere here. We found one, called Orient Hibachi Buffet. It looks small, but its AMAZING!!!!! The foods are fresh, it is...More

Thank Alissa G
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Love this place and the hard working family that runs it. The food has been dumbed down to American tastes and we would prefer it a but more spicy and traditional. Great lunch and dinner buffet as well as a full menu of oriental dishes....More

Thank KestrelHaven
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Honestly, the only things that I care about when I dine out are service and the quality of food. Both were on the mark. The food was fresh and amazing. The Crab Rangoon's were the best that I have ever had.

Thank RalphyBreesport
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

We stopped here last night for dinner. It was crowded so I was a little worried the food wouldn't be fresh. Not only was it fresh the server told us that they only put a little out at a time when it's slow so the...More

Thank Mstitley
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  • Address: 513 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1373
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-8800
Description
This is a family-owned Chinese restaurant which opened in September 2011. It features a diverse buffet as well as a hibachi grill where customers can build their own dish. The hibachi grill dish is included with the price of the buffet. Customers can also order off of the menu if they so desire. The food is fresh and delicious and the customer service is world-class!
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