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1003 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-2326
+1 509-925-4140
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Homer, Alaska
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visiting here, a little west of downtown but still close enough for takeout. Ordered 6 "Family Style" meals to feed 5 adults, 2 teenagers and 4 smaller kids, we ate our fill and still had enough for at least 3 more full meals! Tasted great and decent prices, overall a positive experience.

Thank Matthew H
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

They have awesome Vietnamese food including grilled chicken with rice and egg, bun bowls and pho. They always have lots of fresh herbs. Better than most seattle Vietnamese food. The Chinese is typical American style Chinese very good for Ellensburg.

Thank Jade S
Ellensburg, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I love Chinese buffet .here has little bit food in buffet compre with other chiness buffet in U.S. My husband and I eat lot ..so when we go get plate .buffet became empty though. Wish more competioner chineses buffet in Ellensburg.

Thank Ayu T
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Sticky soy sauce and siracha, dirty tables, slow service, thanks but no thanks, we won't be coming back. We really used to enjoy lunches here on the weekend, but I'm thinking we're going to find another place for hot and sour soup.

Thank MzmmB
Ellensburg, Washington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We always order the China Inn special fried rice and pot stickers. My husband is kind of a picky eater,and he always enjoys the food we get here. We normally order take out,and the food is always fresh and hot when we pick it up. The owners are always welcoming to us.

Thank Mary L
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

They have such great food. The buffet is so so I'd recommend ordering off the menu. They are great for takeout too. Service is attentive and the gals are funny. We usually get the family meals This last time it was the Hunan. YUM!!!

1 Thank RedKO_13
Burbank, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Took the grandkids here for dinner. Did the buffet. Absolutely overpriced for little kids. 8.95 for a 5 yr old! Minimal selection of food on the buffet! Won't visit again

1 Thank maryannhubbard
Cheney, Wa
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417 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Sub-par for even Asian buffet standards. This was evident by a very sparse crowd on a Friday evening, when it should have been packed with morbidly obese locals. All your favorites were here: sauces laced with sugar and MSG; Beef & Broccoli, which should have been called Broccoli with some Beef pieces; a whole tray of nothing but FSA chow... More 

1 Thank gcleff11
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We have gone in twice attempting to get buffet to-go. The first time I just thought it was a fluke but it is very clear now: We asked how much a to-go box was and they told us that it was the price of buffet plus a dollar. After we filled up and went to check out they ended up... More 

1 Thank Alex A
Long Beach, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Decor somewhat nice except for untidy pile of newspapers and magazines. Food is hit and miss. Sometimes it's very good, and other times dried out rice. Servers always appear to be really unhappy.

Thank Dianna S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1003 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-925-4140

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?