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Imperial Buffet

$$ - $$$
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian
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163 Harwood Ave N | One Block North Of Kingston Rd., Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0A1, Canada
+1 905-428-0988
11:45 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:45 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Oshawa, Canada
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485 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come always due to the coupons. When paying cash with buying two drinks, it is very hard to beat. Coming out of there paying $24 bucks with all you can drink soda and buffet for two is hard to beat. There is something for everyone if you care to do a bit of work. There are 10 sauces or... More 

Thank Rockiroads
Pickering, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We decided to try the Imperial Buffet again but the food was even worse than last time. The crab legs were overcooked, the noodles and everything else was cold including the soup. I have to say that for the cost of this meal, we would have been better off at the Mandarin. At least the food there is hot and... More 

Thank Terri A
Pickering, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Gave this place another chance following my disappointing last visit several months ago...its gotten even worse. Cold food, overcooked veggies, must have fired their good soup chef since last visit because the soup was their best item and now its awful as well. Price should be in the $10 per plate maximum given quality and variety. Even with a half... More 

Thank Gerrya01
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Overall, it's an average place. The facility is in desperate need of updating and a cleaning. The food was decent and the kids seemed happy with the options.

Thank Steve A
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The service was great but the food was horrible. We went to enjoy the crab legs. I swear some if not most were spoiled. They tasted and smelled rotten. The chicken wings were more like shriveled and dried up pigeon wings! 30 bucks per person...even with a coupon it is not worth it!! I rated it a 2 only because... More 

Thank Sandy L
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I received coupons and went there a few times,each occasion was worse than the last. My husband lost his wallet at the table ,returned from parking lot and noone helped or cared.Two of their workers were laughing,completely void of concern.The quality of the food is deplorable.Selection is limited,taste is disappointing.Desserts may be the only thing edible but you can pretty... More 

Thank Tash H
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92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Used a BOGO free coupon for lunch buffet. With two drinks it was $21. The food is crap. Worst Chinese buffet I have ever visited. Very few authentic Asian dishes here. Believe the reviews.

Thank uacturbo
Lecanto, Florida
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

They have a lot of food and it is presented well, but what I had was not very good. The restaurant is clean with an inviting atmosphere. Our service was spotty. Their prices are a little high, so I wouldn't recommend going without a discount coupon. The food was not appealing and I won't be returning.

1 Thank scheig1
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have not gone to the restaurant for over 7 years as our last experience was not a good one. We decided to give it another try, big mistake. The food is blah, the price is expensive for what your getting and there is nothing special about eating here. Take you money and go elsewhere! We paid $74 dollars for... More 

1 Thank morfino123
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food is not very good here. A lot of it is dried up and bland (like the chicken wings) and seem to be sitting in the heated containers for way too long. The selection isn't good either, even the desserts are those simple treats you can find at any grocery store yourself. The actual restaurant isn't very inviting, it's... More 

1 Thank LilySmith3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:45 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Harwood Ave N | One Block North Of Kingston Rd., Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ajax
  • Phone Number: +1 905-428-0988

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