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China King Buffet

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901 E Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240-2210
+1 940-665-1678
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Whitesboro, Texas
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134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

while it was operating, prices were fair but food never hot enough. Too many of the chinese resturants are all serving frozen food out of a bag. This was no exception, some items were fresh but always made in small amouts. Makes no difference now as they are out of business.

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Thank GaryTracySr
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The parking lot was almost empty at 12:20pm, that should have told me something. Basic Chinese buffet fare, was hard pressed to find anything close to a desirable temperature. Definitely a "one and done", there has to be a better Chinese restaurant in town.

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Thank Marshall J
San Antonio
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was eating my buffet food and a small roach walked across my table. This happened in front of the waitress and she used her hand to smash it. Kinda lost my appetite so we left never to return. Place needs updating, cleaning, and pest control.

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Thank Lowell L
Tyler, Texas
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182 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This eatery is a buffet Chinese food. It was a Friday evening. They have a choice of crab legs and other seafood. The usual Chinese selections are available as well. The traffic is challenging to get off highway 82 and into the parking lot. It is a favorite of the locals, though. The prices are a little on the pricey... More 

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Sanger, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I was there this week. The place was terrible when you open the door it smells like fish I had to hold my breath till got inside. There was couple of folks. The food was terrible like it was left over from yesterday. The staff was unfriendly seems like they only care what they can get from customers "money" they... More 

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1 Thank mischelle2015
Gainesville, Texas
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The atmosphere is terrible; the outside of the building is a mess and that is always a concern as to what the kitchen would look like. Won't return.

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Thank Frankredbeard
Venezuela
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

in our trip was two families in this place, the service was very efficient and quickly. No more to say, you need to go.

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Thank ElioTom
Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

I went there with my daughter and her family. The food was OK, but the whole place was filthy. It needs to be repainted inside and out. I inspect restaurants for a living, and I don't think I would give this one a very good score. I'm afraid that if I saw the kitchen, I might not eat there at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 E Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-665-1678

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