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9348STATE State Road 16, Onalaska, WI 54650-8567
11:00 - 21:30
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Tried this place. Absolutely nasty. I guess of this is the only place close around you just settle. Food was cold. We found hair in some of the food as well. Will not come back.

Onalaska, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Many wonderful choices at the China Inn. The service is fast and friendly. I have gone there many times for lunch. It is a great value and wonderful food. It is on our regular stops for dining, you really can't go wrong.

Thank kurtvm49
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We thought it might be fun to try the other Chinese buffet in town. We should have trusted our gut instinct when we got here and half of the lights in their sign were burnt out. Actually more than half. But, there were other customers so we proceeded on with the place. So disappointing. The ambiance was horrible. The food... More 

Thank Kris M
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, the food here is the best in the area for buffet style Chinese food. They have a good amount of dish variety and the food tastes fresh.

Thank matt_d1977
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The food here was absolutely disgusting, I'm not a fan of buffets to begin with but sadly was dragged along with friends. Everything that was boiled had a hint of chlorine type flavor which was atrocious in itself . Fried foods all taste like they have been sitting under the heat lamps for 30 or more minutes , all stale... More 

Thank Alexander R
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Went here for dinner on Memorial Day. Was surprised there was no one in there. The food seemed fresh and kitchen staff brought out dishes to refill pans while we were there. Waitress and host seemed to be in a heated discussion in their language. Made us a little uncomfortable

Thank clemab
Trempealeau, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We love this place. The gentleman at the front counter is so nice. He recognizes us every time and will usually ask us about our grandson who comes with us a lot. The food is good and usually fresh and hot! My only complaint is the decor. They need to update. The carpet is disgusting and the furniture is very... More 

Thank momshir
Bonduel, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Very good buffet for the La Crosse Area. Not as good as China Buffet in Green Bay which is the best and biggest Chinese place I have been to so far. Their coconut shrimp tasted more like coconut chicken to me and was not that good, otherwise the food was very good and staff was very nice. Nice variety to... More 

Thank Chad G
Eagan, Minnesota
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259 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Lots of breaded dishes, and brown sauces, which for many is a good thing. Not for my wife (gluten allergy). Got to admit, best ice cream of any buffet I've ever seen. Grandkids loved it, adults said OK.

Thank Al H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

this place had very good food for a decent price. It had all of the standard Chinese buffet fare but not the standard no flavor garbage. the food here had good flavor and was hot and ready to eat. the building is an older shopping center and the interior is older and dated, but it doesn't detract from the food.... More 

Thank Bernie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 9348STATE State Road 16, Onalaska, WI 54650-8567
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Onalaska

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