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1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
+1 386-767-3838
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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South Daytona, Florida
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very fresh,checked often,hot, I liked the prior staff they were more attentive to the customers, once I sat down with my food a server never came to the table,they were busy on their cell phones huddled together, if you want a place that leaves you alone this is it,,

Thank brn2rn79
Forest, Virginia
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144 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

China Sea Buffet is better than average with a large selection of foods with a good variety. The sushi was good, the food was kept hot, and the hibachi grill would cook your selection. Price on a Sunday evening was reasonable at $11.99, so value was good. While this was not the best Chinese buffet I've had, it was certainly... More 

Thank loves2travelandmore
Port Orange, Florida
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316 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The new name is China Sea Buffet - Sushi & Grill. This place has been completely transformed with a dramatic improvement in food quality and selection. The entire staff is also changed. They are now very friendly and eager to please. The food was very fresh and very tasty.

Thank Rick A
Daytona Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new owners have transformed what used to be into something that it needed to be to survive! Everyone has a great attitude and I feel genuinely welcome in their established. It is nice to be greeted with smiles instead of the robotic movements and tone of other workers at other establishments. The food is absolutely delicious and the location... More 

Thank Adrian386
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This place came highly recommended from close friends. The restaurant looked nice and clean. However the food was not up to par. The lo mein was so salty I couldn't eat it. Got the "stuffed oysters" which the oysters were missing. It was just stuffing on the shell. The best thing there was the sautéed mushrooms and the crab Rangoon.... More 

Thank Rose5665
Daytona Beach, FL
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have been going there for at least 10 years and the thing that stands out in the last few month is that all the chicken dishes on the steam counter taste a week old. There is still a lot of other stuff to choose from so you are likely to get your money's worth.

Thank Pantheras
Daytona Beach Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The usual items plus a few extras. Peel and eat shrimp, fried shrimp, coconut shrimp as well as a Chinese version that's messy to eat, but wonderful flavor. Good soups, ribs, fish and chicken dishes. Frequent diner program gets you a free dinner for every 10 purchased. Cookies and ice cream to go along with fortune cookies are a great... More 

Thank MrHatchie
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner here right after Hurricane Matthew passed through. It was closed a few days but it seemed ready for business when they opened. The buffet was extensive, hot and tasty. Lots of seafood including fish, crab, crawfish, shrimp and crawfish. They have a hibachi grill that is a nice added touch. The staff were friendly. The price was... More 

1 Thank Cam M
Spotsylvania, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a wim. I was craving chinese and my fiance wanted sushi. They had a wonderful selection of both. The food was fresh and very delicious. The price was very reasonable coming to 25.01$ for two sodas and two buffet dinners. Their General Tsos chicken is to die for! The buffet and seating area were very very... More 

1 Thank Tiffany S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

There is a large buffet. The service was good. This will be our go-to buffet from now on. There is something for everyone. Good selection of beer & wine.

Thank Christy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Japanese, Seafood, International, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
  • Phone Number: +1 386-767-3838

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