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China Fair
Ranked #242 of 313 Restaurants in Traverse City
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 25 December 2013

I really enjoy their food. The English speaking front desk attendant goes above and beyond to help describe some foods and suggest new alternatives. Some items are gluten free which is a plus. Standard Chinese hole in the wall but does not use gross meat or disgusting sauces.

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Reviewed 3 December 2013

Having been to several buffets, this one was better than average. The restaurant itself is clean. Nothing special about it though. There is a decent selection. They have a salad bar and dessert bar as well. The food when I was there was hot and fresh. The waitstaff was friendly and attentive. Would visit again.

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Thank Clark W
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

We dined here occasionally over the last decade or so. Always found the service good and the buffet average but consistent. We took a break from the restaurant after finding a broken chicken bone with a particular sharp end in a mouthful of chow mein. A year or so later we decided to give it another. On our last visit there was a small black beetle in the fried wonton noodles served as a soup garnish.
Server was suitably apologetic and they comped one of our meals but experience left a bad taste in my mouth. Clearly they need more oversight in their prep. Based on these experiences and others we won't be back.

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Thank NorthForty
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Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

I haven't been to China as a previous reviewer, but I wouldn't think you should exactly compare Midwest Chinese food with that actually from China - or even NY or San Francisco. Comparing it to "regional Chinese" it's very good. They are always prepping fresh vegetables at a table near the kitchen. The buffet has always been fresh and full or nearly in our experience. The crab Macau, egg drop and hot and sour soup, sesame chicken and buttered shrimp are all very good. We usually come about once a month for lunch and occasionally get take out. We have gotten a couple ornery people on the phone for take out, and the bathroom has a overpowering cleaner scent - that's about our only beef.

Thank Julieanna1
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Loved the smiling faces, atmosphere and personal invitation by the staff to sing Happy Birthday to all of us.

Thank redheadn1
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