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China Emerald Buffet

143 Hartzel Rd, St. Catharines, Ontario L2P 1N6, Canada
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible23%
18 Sep 2017
“ok but not any wow factor”
25 Apr 2017
“Fresh food but dishes empty”
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Chinese, Asian
143 Hartzel Rd, St. Catharines, Ontario L2P 1N6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh, good variety for the time of day. We happened around 2 pm. Which would have been between Lunch and Dinner. Even though some of the dishes were running low, it was enough. Service was good and friendly.

Thank patd187
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Bus Group stopped here and had great food with good variety. Service could be better but we arrived just about 5 pm so what can you expect! There jumbo deep fried shrimp were excellent Lots of desserts but salad bar was almost all gone! We...More

Thank kajj21
Reviewed 19 September 2017

ordered take out. egg roll was good but chicken curry was not worth the money I paid for it. I had the Red curry and it was basically tasteless. had rice but it was just steamed, nothing to sway wow about. Won ton soup was...More

Thank Lou-SueC
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very poor lower quality food on the buffet and limited selection. Dirty floor and serving around buffet area. Poor selection especially desserts.

1  Thank Nana m
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We used to enjoy the food here, gone down hill is an understatement. Family of four ate about $4 worth of food. The food was inedible. My 14 yr old, normally food vacuum, wouldn't eat anything he said it tasted bad. I agreed as did...More

Thank Matthew_Austins_Dad
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The food here was fresh and tasty. We went at 6:00pm so plenty of time but dishes were all low or empty. Had to wait a long time for some food yet when fresh food came out it wasnt enough.... Price was 10 for kids...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The food here isn't as good as it used to be. Too bad. Not really sure what has changed. I have ordered it a couple of times and it has come cold and burnt. How does that happen?

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great spot to go for an inexpensive lunch. Food is decent, good choices. Always very friendly and prompt service. It's not a Mandarin but it's no where near the price. Never disappointed.

Thank lovetotravel380
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a family run restaurant with very good food, plenty of variety and pleasant waitstaff.They also do takeout.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My family has been going to eat at China Emerald Buffet since they were in their original location. Placed a Take-Out order for Shanghai/Singapore Noodles. I thought that I made it clear that I wanted one slightly spicy, and the other with the normal amount...More

Thank Theresa K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Hartzel Rd, St. Catharines, Ontario L2P 1N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
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