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Great Chinese Buffet

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560 Harry L Dr, Johnson City, NY 13790-3202
+1 607-770-8938
11:00 - 21:00
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465 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I come here about once per week. I sit here for a long time. I sketch pictures and generally enjoy the food and staff. There is wifi here and that is a major reason I come. They never rush me. I am always welcome. I admit I enjoy the ice cream. I know I should not after eating all that... More 

Thank Daniel S
Great Bend, Pa.
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We have frequented this place at least 2 to 4x per month since it opened (years ago)! There is never ANY "wait" time. Even when a bus full of customers arrives (having called ahead), the staff quickly seats and serves all of us, having a sufficient amount and wide variety of foods ready, all included in the price of one's... More 

Thank HobieKayakers
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204 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

This used to be an outstanding buffet. Used to be.... The selection is good and the food is not bad. The staff is attentive to your drinks. Typical Chinese buffet really. They have the mongolian grill that Chef Frank (always a smile on his face and so polite) would keep nice and stocked. THAT is what kept us coming back... More 

Thank Willof72
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465 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I come here for lunch often. I start with sushi then move on. I take my time at this place for I am usually waiting for someone. They never rush me. I enjoy everything. I recently discovered they have wifi. TWC-wifi but it works well. I always enjoy seeing the Chinese tour busses arrive.

Thank Daniel S
Binghamton, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We used to take our children here all the time growing up and chef Frank knew my daughter and welcomed her whenever we went there and the food was a good mix of spicy, mild, and in between. We got take out there a while ago...big mistake!! Sweet and sour chicken had no sauce, lo-mein had sand and what we... More 

Thank Deborah W
Binghamton, New York
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Recently a Chinese buffet restaurant closed down in this area. I heard the health department had a hand in it. I don't know how any of them survive. This place should be next. As others have said the food is bland. They probably cook everything in the same pots and pans. The food is not just bland. It is disgusting.... More 

Thank Astro1217
Cato, New York, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I was visiting Binghamton NY and craving some Chinese food. The closest place to my hotel was the Great Chinese Buffet. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly. There were a lot of different dishes presented including sushi, salads, desserts and the usual Chinese buffet fare. There were a lot of choices, but I had trouble finding any... More 

Thank Louis L
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465 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch. There is a large selection at a low price. The sushi is my favorite. This place is very large and has space for large groups. Don't hesitate to come anytime. There is room. The buses stop here with tourists so you know it is good!

Thank Daniel S
Vestal, New York
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Decided to go here for our Christmas Dinner Since I didnt feel like cooking. Usually the food is decent but today it was AWFUL! everything was cold! All the chicken was non -digestable and tough! Very sad indeed. Wont be returning here anymore.

Thank Michelle S
Johnson City, New York, United States
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612 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Great value for money and the choice and quality of Chinese, Asian and European buffet food is very good. Always busy so it goes to show that people enjoying the experience.

Thank Dennis P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Harry L Dr, Johnson City, NY 13790-3202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 607-770-8938

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