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Chinatown Cafe

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2317 West University Drive, Suite A1, Denton, TX 76201
+1 940-382-8797
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sanger, Texas
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The food is always hot, and fresh. A lot to choose from, for a large range of personal tastes. And there is something for appetizers, entrees and desserts. Rather expensive on weekends, as they charge more then (why? who knows) I do not eat more on weekend evening than I do on weeknights, but it is what it is.

Thank lnfeltz
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Not a huge variety, but enough for most. Food was kind of bland, and a little overpriced for a buffet. The construction and traffic didn't help make it an easy place to get to. Just average as far as I was concerned.

Thank etexdiver
Krum, Texas
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Everything clicks here. Service, food, parking, convenience, clean, well keep buffet. great part of Denton. Just Go!

Thank TexasSnakeFarm
El Paso, Texas
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I wish I had heard about Chinatown Cafe long before we visited. This is not your typical buffet spread. The Oysters on the Half Shell and Garlic Shrimp were two of my favorites. All the food was very fresh and flavorful. Surprisingly, I did not take to their Egg Roles, but due to the quality of their other selections, it... More 

Thank Jessica M
Hollis, Oklahoma
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259 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

It is a typical buffet but it has oysters on the half shell and boiled shrimp. Alot of different choices. I liked all of the chicken dishes but every beef selection had a funky taste to it. Large selection of desserts including hand dipped ice cream. I thought that the $10.99 price for lunch was a bit expensive. It's good... More 

Thank Paladine5
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Went at 11:00 AM on Sunday. Lots of items to choose from. Food needed to be hotter. Wait staff was good. Some dishes that should have a sauce accompanying them were left dry. Probably won't return but choice of Chinese restaurants in Denton seems limited to the mediocre.

Thank Marilyn P
Dallas, Texas
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We stopped by without time to do the buffet. Did the take-out and are more than happy. Egg drop soup is flavorful and lots of eggs. Could use some veggies. Vietnamese egg rolls are huge! There is no meat/fish in them, but the veggies are super fresh and the sauce is good. (no peanuts). The crab ragoon is crisp and... More 

Thank Andrew P
Diss, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Again another business lunch which opens at 11.30 and I advise you to get there before 12.15 before it gets busy/ The food is all you can eat and I mean AYCE! The selection of trays with different varieties of dishes to help yourself is good, and they're regularly checked by the staff. If you have a special requirement the... More 

Thank globetrotter237
Ohio City, Ohio
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Buffet style restaurant. We went on a Sunday afternoon, most of the food was fresh. They had a lot of seafood, sushi and I like that they had Mongolian style serving. There were also typical Chinese dishes. The dessert selection was ok.

Thank Andres0611
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We enjoyed our dinner very much. Has a wide selection to choose from. Also has a Mongolian Grill. Not to mention a wide variety of desserts to choose from. The service was friendly and fast.

Thank DasRaven

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2317 West University Drive, Suite A1, Denton, TX 76201
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-382-8797

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