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King Buffet

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905 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335-3328
+1 610-518-5188
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Philadelphia
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131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

They used to be a reasonable Chinese buffet but the quality is not as good as it used to be. If you are looking for a generic American Chinese buffet you may be pleased

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Thank wlf_8
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went here on my pass through town. Buffet is small and not alot of options. Grabbed a plate and all the food tasted off. Wonton meat had a weird after taste. Sushi was hard so I only ate half. Got another plate with different food. It consisted of fried rice, and piece of chicken. After a bite of chicken I... More 

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Thank Virginia B
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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145 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This place is slowly going down hill. Not very good sushi, and mostly vegtables in it, very little seafood anymore in the sushi, other than imitation crab. The number of offerings has also been reduced in my opinion. At best average for 7.99 +tax, and extra now for Hot Tea, come on!

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Thank Paul L
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This Chinese buffet place is decent, not very expensive. You can eat lunch buffet under $10, and dinner buffet is under $15. They offer egg drop soup and sweet and sour soup. I like their baked salmon and flounder and a variety of fruits, oranges, pineapples, and melons. For an additional dollar, you can ask them to prepare fresh Mongolian... More 

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Thank KRISHNASWAMI R
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Food was dried out, service was horrible. The final straw was when my friend found a hair in her food. After notifying the staff were got a very small"oh" where do you think it came from. After taking our plates they promptly came over with the bill. No management every came to the table. STAY AWAY!!!!! This place has gone... More 

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Thank Callie47
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This Chinese restaurant is an average restaurant with a lunch buffet price of approx $9.00. it has a mix of rice and pasta preparations. I like those fish dishes, salmon, flounder and fried fish fillets.

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Thank KRISHNASWAMI R
Bangor, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I went out in a party of 4. We were given a great welcome. Staff were very friendly. Food great. Restaurant clean. Cover price very reasonable.

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Thank thewanderinggypsy
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a weird place to eat with marginal Chinese dishes and a pretty dirty eating area. I would suggest they enhance the food and clean up the place to make it more palatable!

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Thank Richard B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have been here many times and is always a place we fall back on when we need a good sized meal when we are in the area. Good selection available and regularly refilled but they are the usual standard Chinese options and don't change year on year. Not the best quality but that is reflected in the price you... More 

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Thank Martyn N
Coatesville, PA
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I've been going there, a few times a year, for several years. Having not been there in awhile, I found a significant change ... for the worse. I give it 2 stars instead of 1 because the people are still very nice. Because of the reduction in food quality and cleanliness (see other reviews) i will not go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Buffet
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Downingtown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-518-5188

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