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Rocket National Buffet

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607 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-7905
+1 575-437-5905
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Fredericksburg, Texas
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338 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We passed this one by, but after checking with Trip Advisor, we gave it a try. This caters to locals as the hand painted sign out front would not entice tourists. Really glad we stopped as the food was excellent. Biggest surprise, there were 8 different kinds of shrimp - smoked, boiled, deep fried, coconut, spicy. the crispy deep fried... More 

Thank TXRVer09
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118 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

So since this the only Chinese restaurant in Alamogordo. Buffet does not have have many options for lunch but Mongolian BBQ is offered for dinner.

Thank ggreenggiant
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

They have a huge buffet, didn't expect that in this small town restaurant. The food was all piping hot and delicious. There prices are more than reasonable. The staff kept our tea glasses filled and dirty plates were quickly removed from the tabletop. Well worth the stop and you will see the numbers of people that frequent the restaurant and... More 

Thank ind_sub
Gwinn, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The food buffet was fresh and was changed regularly. The service was good. Got take-out meals that are charged by weight. The food was very tasty, fresh and hot.

Thank bmjhsfo
Hillsboro, Texas
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344 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

The place is small so don't expect too much. The food was fresh and evidently it's a good place to eat because it got crowded shortly before noon. The selections were fewer than most buffets but fresh and the price was very reasonable.

Thank Dogpilot
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The service was okay, it would help if they spoke a bit more English because it created confusion when we received our order incorrectly. The Egg-Drop Soup was not spectacular by any means, nor were the won-tons. I will not likely go to this restaurant again :(

Thank YoYoDawg
Coppell, Texas
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165 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We stopped for lunch after a long morning at White Sands. The selection is pretty big. They do a good job of replenishing the bins. Price pretty reasonable.

Thank gggg1234
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

It's a buffet style setup with a decent amount of Asian cuisines. They were okay. The service was good, they were very consistent about filling drinks and food on the buffet. When I went they were jammed packed which pretty good that their service still holds well when at compacity.

Thank Talesha R
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Good thing is the price. But they basically fry every pieces of the animal... The recipes are interesting, but the result not so much. Place looks clean and friendly.

Thank voycan
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We stopped here expecting the usual rice , chicken, egg roll Chinese buffet but got a delightful surprise. There was quite a selection of freshly prepared chicken, beef, pork and seafood. The sauces were tasty and the vegtables were crisp and colorful. I had an excellent bowl of egg drop soup and even a fresh garden salad to compliment my... More 

Thank Masch40

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-7905
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alamogordo
  • Phone Number: +1 575-437-5905

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