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Chowtime

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Martin Luther King Blvd, Panama City, FL
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Lynn Haven, Florida
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114 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a regular stop as I live just up the road. Their food is always fresh, they keep the buffet bar stocked, and the place is clean. A good sign is that the parking lot is always full. Every king of Chinese food you can imagine and the dessert bar is a very bad influence.

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Thank RFriedlieb
Nashville, Tennessee
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114 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. The reviews were mixed so we still decided to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised at the variety and freshness of the food. Steak, seafood, clams, ribs and sushi on a Saturday Buffett. We will be back!

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Thank Dawn K
Anchorage, Alaska
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We ate at Chowtime on New Year's Eve. Totally not up to my expectations. We hadn't been here in over a year but used to come weekly. My experience reminded me of why we hadn't visited in quite some time. Now the salad was good, but it's hard to mess up salad. There were several items that were NOT edible.... More 

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Thank djtyc1949
Falls of Rough, Kentucky
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had been told that Chowtime was a great place to eat. We must disagree. No crab legs. Well we were told there on the way. And then I saw the line waiting for them. If you want crab legs, you must wait in line for them. I would not get in line, my wife did, she was 14th in... More 

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Thank 2016RG
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great food &service 7 buffet tables I ate two ssteaks there they melted in my mouth all types of food

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Thank Gene L
Panama City, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This buffet has everything that my wife and I enjoy. The coffee is not Star Bucks, but the variety of food makes up for it. This is one of those restaurants where they serve multitudes of people....so the buffet selections are hot if they're supposed to be, crisp if they're from the garden and raw if from the sushi bar.... More 

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Thank Jim B
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stop by here because the locals told us if you want good Chinese food this is the place to be !! Well they were right and it was reasonable in price too only $ 60 bucks to feed my family of 7 . We were pleased!!!

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Thank Shanda B
Prospect Heights, United States
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Lots of buffet food at a reasonable price. Many more seafood type dishes than the typical buffet of this type that i'm accustomed to in the Midwest.

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Thank Don F
Panama City, Florida
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I stopped for lunch. They have a buffet, but it was just average. The people were not so friendly, probably lunch traffic, and they said they had home town type food, but all I could find was Asian food. Good eatings, though! In a nice large shopping area, so parking and location were very good.

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Thank Jerry T
panama city, United States
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a great Chinese buffet. Can be a bit pricey to me for all of my family cause with drinks they charge about 10.00 a person. Great crab legs.

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Thank Elizabeth C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Martin Luther King Blvd, Panama City, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City

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