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Highway 421, Wilkesboro, NC
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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Only went here because a group of friends requested it. Some friends refused to go. They had been before. Buffet was bad, service was worse and the place was not clean

Thank traveljunkie6567
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We've eaten lunch here twice lately. The buffet offers a wide variety of pseudo-Chinese dishes, so there is bound to be something appealing to most people. You can load your plate with all you can eat, which may or may not be a good thing, However, today some of the food on the hot table seemed to be warmed over,... More 

Thank Sam S
Millers Creek, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The place outside before you go inside should tell you NO! It's even dirty around the outside of the property. The buffet is low or out of food a lot of the time. Never saw it stocked full, maybe they do, I've missed it. This place makes me wonder if the county inspector make take payola. Everywhere is smeared with... More 

Thank Larry B
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is the only true buffet in town. The price is ok but a little high considering the food is average and the service is below average. They don't keep the bar stocked appropriately and you are often waiting for them to put out more or having to go with something else if your crunched for time. Some days they... More 

Thank callrm3j
North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

You can eat off the buffet bar any time or you can order off the menu. My favorite is the sesame chicken and rice. The tea is good as well. The waitresses are nice.

Thank Alicia824
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Food was cold and creepy looking. Only ate a couple of things and they were really not very good. The restaurant itself is not very clean.

Thank Maria P
Winterset, Iowa
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137 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This buffet had as poor of selection as any I have ever been to. they only had chicken dishes, nothing with pork or beef with only rice sides and everything was dried up and old looking I couldn't believe they had any customers I know I wont be back I left hungry and I havent ever done that

Thank x000n46n
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

With the various Japanese choices in town, I am uncertain why anyone would continue to go to this place. The food is not fresh, restaurant is dirty. The staff is unfriendly to say the least. Not a good stop at all.

Thank ncmttravelers
Shallotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014

It was Christmas Eve and I could not believe they were actually open! The food was plentiful on the buffet and everything was exactly as hot or as cold as it should be. I really enjoyed this visit and will return again.

Thank BenzJones
Elkin, North Carolina
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131 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

If my husband hadn't been starving, I would have walked out. Nasty dirty and bland food. The paint job is a laugh though, wow just awful!

1 Thank Livewiretrading

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 421, Wilkesboro, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro

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