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AAA Buffet

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South Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA
+1 253-983-8833
11:00 - 21:30
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Puyallup, Washington, United States
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We spent nearly $60 for 4 of us (2 kids and 2 adults) to eat at this buffet. To be transparent, I am not a buffet lover. Most of the food they offered didn't look fresh. The salad bar consisted of huge chunks of romaine lettuce, some weird looking cabbage mix and no other vegetables. The Mongolian line didn't offer... More 

Thank Kim P
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just OK. There are lots of offerings. Bur seriously lacking in flavor for me. Could be my tatebuds bed something less subtle.

Thank Mo S
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did not like the quality of the food at all. If your only concern is to stuff yourself with food, then go here, but quality is not good.

Thank shawnx54
Tacoma, Washington
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I consider myself an international. Let me say that there is no place in Pierce County Washington that is more international than this place. So many different languages can be heard, you would think you are in a foreign country! Sundays after church crowd loves this place - they come and line up to enjoy the food. It is difficult... More 

Thank KindheartedSir
Tacoma, Washington
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I've driven by this place a million times and never thought about checking it out - and then I did. As other reviewers have mentioned,it doesn't have the greatest ambience....but if you have food sensitivities, as I do, any buffet is better than a traditional restaurant, and this one is far, far better. If you like sushi, this is the... More 

Thank MMorford
Lakewood, Washington
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Food was OK, but certainly not memorable. Lots of choices. Average prices. Like all buffets, there is a great temptation to overeat. If you value quantity over quality, this is your place. If you are looking for great food, look somewhere else.

Thank Fred B
Lakewood, Washington
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This used to be a good place to eat. Unfortunately, over the last 3 years the food quality has steadily gone down hill and the cleanliness of the restaurant has gone from bad to worse. First, the floor and tables in the restaurant need a good cleaning. The table where we were seated had a thin layer of grease covering... More 

Thank Don E
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

There is an amazing amount of choices. Sushie, seafood, chicken, beef, rice, salads, fruits, desserts, even soft serve ice cream. The tables gleamed and the entire place was very clean.

Thank Cathy-Jo M
Steilacoom, Washington
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259 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

In my old age, I have trouble with buffets. I don't like to overeat, and that is difficult when they are many seductive choices. Tongue in cheek, that would be my main criticism of AAA, too many choices. But I enjoyed having frog legs, and lots of seafood. The salmon was dry, but still delicious. If you want super fresh... More 

Thank Chuck B
Tacoma, Washington
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218 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

They have made some changes to the menu and added a few things which was nice. Kind of Pricey (if you don't have a coupon) for 2 seniors, 2 adults and 2 kids it was over $80. Some food was okay, some was so-so. Nothing stood out as great. There is a large variety, they have sushi and a grill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 253-983-8833
This is the BEST Asian buffet anywhere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?