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Ling's Buffet

4320 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-1631
+1 863-701-8787
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab legs” (39 reviews)
“sushi” (73 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4320 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-1631
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally I do not like buffets. The food is never really fresh or warm and usually tastes poorly. Ling's is the exception. The food is hot, fresh, and good. They have a great selection of all kinds of Chinese food, sushi and Korean. The Chinese...More

Thank Wilber A
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

So I went here based on the decent reviews. I was craving chinese food and Lakeland doesn't have enough true chinese restaurants. The building and staff are nice. The problem is the food. Although I will say the egg drop soup and crispy noodles were...More

Thank prettynpink31088
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Ling's last week and the buffet was fresh, plentiful and delicious. I particularly enjoyed the sushi (as always). The sushi bar offers a great variety and is continually replenished. We brought along a first time guest who found...More

Thank barbaranne2014
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This restaurant is Chinese buffet ,sushi bar, and pick and have the cook cook your meat and veggies the way you like. Plus a good salad bar as well. Sunday is all day dinner so expect to pay $15.00/per adult for the buffet and a...More

1  Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We really love Ling’s but we only go at lunch because while the food is terrific, always hot, plentiful, some of the best sushi around, terrific service, etc. we don’t like the high priced dinner after they put the crab legs on the food bar....More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Definitely the best selection of sushi of all the asian all-you-can-eat restaurants in Polk County. Usually go there when we want to load up on tuna and salmon rolls. The chinese buffet area is OK and you can be put off by the people who...More

Thank Jeffrey Y
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Haven’t been there for about two years, as a delicious Chinese buffet opened in Winterhave, Florida. Lings was $14.97 for the buffet. They had a sign upon entering saying due to the price of crabs and oysters, they are not offering either delicacy anymore. In...More

Thank JoJo676
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This type of resteraunt I have a minimum they must meet. Consistent, clean, reasonable and service. Ling's meets them all. Very bright and clean. Great big selection. Good prices sand pleasant service. Food was all very good. If you are a quick buffet person, this...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Family has eaten here on several occasions. It's always tough to narrow down what you want to eat. With the typical Asian offerings there is sushi, American and specialty items. The sushi includes all the popular rolls and sushi. Along with standard meats and vegetables...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a updated review for me. Went to Lings last evening, not many people there, told no longer have crab legs, because it made the cost of eating go up. I went to get the shrimps which was surrounded by ice, then moved to...More

Thank Janine H
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15 February 2015|
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Response from HelenofKnots | Reviewed this property |
It is like half price for lunch but not as good a selection. Their pizzas not my favorite. Sesame balls are yummy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4320 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-701-8787
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