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Good Friends Chinese Restaurant

9 California St, Valley Springs, CA 95252-8777
+1 209-772-0888
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (9 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
££ - £££
9 California St, Valley Springs, CA 95252-8777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice variety of food. Possibly a little over priced for dinner but all in all a nice place to eat with friends.

Thank James L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside I didn't know what to expect, but once I opened the door I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is clean and well lit, the food tables well stocked and inviting, and the service was excellent. It was nice to have a selection...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've eaten here several times and the service is very good. When your done with a plate, it is removed quickly. The variety/selection of food is quite ample. Like most buffet style dining, pace yourself.

Thank R1300
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There was a guy working there that made me feel so uncomfortable, he used to give dirty looks; he was almost scary, but the last time that I was there, 2 months ago, he was gone, and the staff seemed very pleasant indeed! The food...More

Thank helencA5744TA
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Chinese buffet that is clean, affordable, fresh, and quite good. Good selection even at lunch. Prompt service.

Thank Kona-KonaKen
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's a help yourself buffet of Chinese foods, Sushi, fried chicken, Sweet and sour pork. fried shrimp. Complete desert bar. Also American food. Fast service.

Thank janicec966
Reviewed 6 April 2017

While visiting friends, fellow foodies actually, they told me about Good Friends and warned that it was a 30 minute drive from their home up in the Sierra Nevada mountains. They said it would be worth the drive. They were right! Their appetizers included oysters...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We came in shortly before closing but there was plenty of food. Loved all of the seafood and even oysters on the half shell. Even though we came in late they were very accommodating and refilled empty pans. It was a quiet atmosphere so we...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner and the buffet was good. The kids love eating here since there is many choices to pick from. A clean place. We have been going there for many years. Very worth the trip.

Thank TheMinions2015
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good friends is consistently good, hot food with a very large selection. Their Hot and Sour soup is one of the best I've ever tasted. Vegetable dishes are always done very well and one of the best n the buffet. The sushi is good and...More

Thank David B
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Bill A
17 October 2016|
Response from Graham B | Reviewed this property |
This is really a question only the restaurant can answer, but I would suggest it could be a tricky place for a gluten-intolerant diner, as much of the food includes breading, which might contain some level of gluten laden... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 California St, Valley Springs, CA 95252-8777
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 209-772-0888
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