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Kirin II Japanese Seafood Buffet

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7615 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Houston, TX 77070-5701
+1 281-807-3388
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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White Plains, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Sushi is great here, this is where we go when I crave for Sushi, on my birthday, which is a weekday, their sushi was not fresh. The sushi rice tasted like a day old. No promo nor discount if you are celebrating your birthday there so don't go. Been coming here since 2007 and I think I will never go... More 

Thank dheez
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353 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My cousin's took me here for dinner. There was a wide selection of food. The staff were friendly and helpful. There's also a television.

Thank Hardrocker8888
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have been eating here for 15 years. It is my favorite place to eat for both lunch (at about half price w/reduced menu) and dinner. I have never had a bad meal at Kirins.

Thank Troy P
Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

First time there. Good variety of sushi rolls. Sashimi is limited but not too bad. Good selection of other Asian style food.

Thank M L
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Great sushi, with lots of variety. A really great selection of non-sushi cuisine for those who prefer their food cooked. I've been coming here for years, and it's always a pleasure...

Thank Raotery
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Best oysters, shrimp and sashimi I've had in a very long time. Fiancé loved everything to. Definitely planning on coming back! Deftoo.Definitelplanning on

Thank Spencer M
Houston, Texas
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Best buffet I have been to in years. Amazing fresh sushi and good selections. Lots of seafood. Very tasty

Thank Apert
Charlottesville, Virginia
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265 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Loved it, kind of....They do a good job of cycling the food so it does not sit out too long. Want to get creative and push your traditional food sensitivities, give these folks a shot. Very personable and delightful service.

Thank Wtftraveler
Houston, Texas
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I must confess from the first - Kirin II Japanese Buffet is my favorite place to eat. Situated in what used to be a Shoney's location close to Willowbrook Mall, you'd expect this to be fast food fare. It is not! True, Kirin offers buffet service rather than menu, but don't let that create the illusion that this is poor... More 

Thank AggieBQ75
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Each time I visit our Houston office I add Kirin to the list of places I need to hit. Variety is very good and kept replenished. Not many empty spots in the buffet. Staff is always around and offers good service. Quality of food is very good. I wish I had one of these in my home town.

Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7615 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Houston, TX 77070-5701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-807-3388

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