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Gilly's Family Restaurant

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1511 Central Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia V0H 1H0, Canada
+1 250-442-3321
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Summerland, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Not many places open at 7:30pm on a Friday in Grand Forks! The Buffet was closed and we ordered off the menu. Food was very good.

Thank HotMustardMan
Tatamagouche, Canada
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the Chinese Buffet.. what else? Variety is decent and well prepared. The staff were very friendly but not overbearing. Cash only at this restaurant!! Loved the fried scallops.

Thank mcbrule
Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you like Chinese buffet you won't be disappointed. But if you do a lot of Chinese buffets you'll find the food here could use a leg up. It's ok but not full-stars worthy. Would definitely go again. It appears owned by a younger couple who employ local people. And that's a good thing. As well, when we went, the... More 

Thank moae111
Drumheller, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

After reading the reviews on this place and asking the locals I did not know what to expect but I wanted Chinese buffet, so We tried this restaurant. The staff was friendly and the place was very clean,The food was for the most part very good, I did not enjoy a couple of selections but there was plenty to choose... More 

Thank Rlmorg
Tromso, Norway
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I guess they try. The servers were nice girls, but the food was mediocre chinese buffet. Though, Chinese buffes rarely are good... We missed the dessert buffet, and when we were about to leave we asked if we could bring some in a take-away containers (as they have a take-away option for the buffet). The poor girl got really embarassed,... More 

Thank Chicken7209
Grand Forks, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Buffet was tired looking and lacked meat in all the dishes were meat should have been present ... Chicken Chow Mein were you can't find chicken in it etc., variety was lacking. I especially missed Ginger Beef or even Pork. They brought us the bill while we were still eating ... now that was a message to get the... More 

Thank ljones2402
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I don't like to leave bad reviews but the food here was really poor. Sorry, we're from Calgary and the quality of food just didn't compare.

Thank Joanne F
Grand Forks, Canada
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Although we are not buffet fans we gave this a try it was bland and sad. The chow mien was soggy and tasteless the prawns tough and way overcooked add this to the the super salty egg foo young and you have a truly terrible meal-a week or so later we tried ordering from the menu with similar results the... More 

Thank Gary L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Warning!! This place is a terrible rip off. My husband and I went in for dinner and were not told that the buffet was closed as it was 6pm and they are open until 8pm. Over half of the bins were empty and we each had about half a plate of food. Yet when we went to pay our bill... More 

Thank Kim C
Grand Forks, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

We have traveled much and never found a Chinese Buffet as good as this one. Excellent food and service. Always a treat.

Thank deerheaven

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Central Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia V0H 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 250-442-3321

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