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505 S Mill St, Manning, SC 29102-2920
+1 803-435-2808
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Manning, South Carolina
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

When I was a kid, the all-you-can-eat buffet did not yet exist, but our family always made it exist. We would each order something different, put all the dishes in the middle of our table, and everyone ate from everything. We loved it, and when the Chinese Restaurants finally followed our example, we were ecstatic. I enjoy this restaurant, though... More 

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Darlington, South Carolina, United States
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215 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

Unless I stopped at the wrong time, this place is a complete rip off. Please do not go there. I stopped at 12:30PM...not late for lunch right? and I asked for a to go case. The girl at the counter said something I couldn't understand, I guessed it was the payment and I asked if I had to pay in... More 

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Summerton, South Carolina
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Have been told by many that this place was not great but I like to make my own decisions. Have been here 2 times. Many have said the place was run down and dead bugs laying around. It is an older building but I did not see dead bugs laying around. I have been at lunch and at dinner. Were... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Slsckestfood ever please do not eat here I advised the owner that the food was nasty burnt and old but he still charged full price my advise. Go somewhere elsr

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Thank kamandki
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

This place stinks, its runed down and has children running the front! My freind's friend got terriblely I'll and they are cheap with the shrimps in our rice. Between us we counted FIVE pieces of SHRIMP! This place should be condemned! Its worse than the other Chinese place. 'China Kitchen'. They all suck! I have to drive all the way... More 

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Alcolu, South Carolina
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

They have a large buffet -- but if you arrive between lunch and "the normal" dinner time -- you get food that is warmed to death. BUT, that doesn't mean you pay the cooked to death price. The staff is so-so.

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Mexia, Alabama, United States
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

the food was ok until you sit down and take a look around, VERY rundown and Im sorry, but just plain nasty building. I ate about 3 bites while looking around the place and could not finish my meal. The area where we sat had dead bugs, the ceiling was falling in and the carpet was horribly nasty. I wasn't... More 

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Thank Johnnie S
Manning, South Carolina
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013 via mobile

From the outside you will have second thoughts. After entering and seeing the buffet you will be glad u came on in. Nice large buffet,great selection of food. Never once has my tea glass ever been empty here. The svc is prompt and very friendly. If chinese is on your To Do list,then heres a place that wont disappoint.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 S Mill St, Manning, SC 29102-2920
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Manning
  • Phone Number: +1 803-435-2808

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?