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Buffet Yang Ming

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1547 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 4V3, Canada
+1 613-228-0840
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant for dinner with friends. The area where it is, it is mostly strip malls, so nothing really aesthetic. But when you enter the restaurant and walk onto the red WELCOME carpets, all that disappears from your mind. It is a buffet-style restaurant, so you serve yourself. The choice is pretty good, and it covers pretty... More 

Thank Giannifox
ottawa, ontario
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here 3 times. Like they say 3 strikes your out. All 3 times, food had a burnt taste or was too hard or undercooked. Last time there, entire family got sick after eating there. You may also want to check how clean this place is. You look at ceilling and you can see the air exhaust hasn't been... More 

Thank alain-god
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I though the food and wait staff was ok, but didn't realize they automatically include the tip and the machine asks for a tip again, so I assume it hadn't been added yet. In the end, it's buyer beware, but feel a bit ripped off, the end tip closer to 35% for a dozen people, the service is ok but... More 

Thank Ls W
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The wait staff were friendly and prompt....that's the only positive. The food selection was reasonable, but it doesn't matter because everything tastes the same: like cardboard. Lemon chicken? Nope, cardboard. Ginger beef? Cardboard. Almond cookies for dessert? Crumbly, stale cardboard. Don't do it. Just don't.

Thank Chani-Nick
Ottawa, Canada
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110 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Only time I ever go is for "Brunch" on the weekend so usually arrive just after opening.... and thus the food is plentiful and fresh. This is without question my favorite buffet in Ottawa. *REAL* Chinese items, including a good selection of the extra-yummy Dim Sum pieces. There is minimal emphasis on western fare. Can't comment on other times of... More 

Thank TravelinMan314
Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I am customer to this lovely chinais buffet from 2006 . Always we go with my family's and inviting friends with us and always will go again and again . Best service family welcomed See you soon again

Napanee, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We went there on Valentine's day 2016 for supper. The price was very high per person but the food was just terrible. It was just little food in the trays and so stale and dried out . Nothing was even tasty. We were so disappointed with the food. We will never ever go there again.

2 Thank marieB4748CY
Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is my favourite chinese buffet in Canada. It has a more authentic selection and the flavours are not "juiced up" with extra sugar just for North Americans. We live in Toronto so when we visit my in-laws in Ottawa I always suggest a visit to Buffet Yang Ming! It's not extra fancy, it's just real chinese buffet.

1 Thank MacGregorNewman
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

There is a pretty decent selection of food to choose from which should please almost anyone , Don't expect anything to crazy though / special. The quality of the food is a different story as certain items are okay and others are quite bad with nothing being great. The Staff seems friendly enough and is always checking up on you... More 

Thank Curtis H
Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Jan 29, 2016 at 11:15am my Brother stepped on a cockroach in between the salad bar and the noodle bar. Didn't see any more but one was enough for us as where there is one there must be others.

1 Thank Dave W

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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, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1547 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 4V3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-228-0840

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