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1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
+1 386-767-3838
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place came highly recommended from close friends. The restaurant looked nice and clean. However the food was not up to par. The lo mein was so salty I couldn't eat it. Got the "stuffed oysters" which the oysters were missing. It was just stuffing on the shell. The best thing there was the sautéed mushrooms and the crab Rangoon.... More 

Thank Rose5665
Daytona Beach, FL
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have been going there for at least 10 years and the thing that stands out in the last few month is that all the chicken dishes on the steam counter taste a week old. There is still a lot of other stuff to choose from so you are likely to get your money's worth.

Thank Pantheras
Daytona Beach Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The usual items plus a few extras. Peel and eat shrimp, fried shrimp, coconut shrimp as well as a Chinese version that's messy to eat, but wonderful flavor. Good soups, ribs, fish and chicken dishes. Frequent diner program gets you a free dinner for every 10 purchased. Cookies and ice cream to go along with fortune cookies are a great... More 

Thank MrHatchie
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner here right after Hurricane Matthew passed through. It was closed a few days but it seemed ready for business when they opened. The buffet was extensive, hot and tasty. Lots of seafood including fish, crab, crawfish, shrimp and crawfish. They have a hibachi grill that is a nice added touch. The staff were friendly. The price was... More 

Thank Cam M
Spotsylvania, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a wim. I was craving chinese and my fiance wanted sushi. They had a wonderful selection of both. The food was fresh and very delicious. The price was very reasonable coming to 25.01$ for two sodas and two buffet dinners. Their General Tsos chicken is to die for! The buffet and seating area were very very... More 

Thank Tiffany S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There is a large buffet. The service was good. This will be our go-to buffet from now on. There is something for everyone. Good selection of beer & wine.

Thank Christy C
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

It's chinese buffet with some sushi as well, and a cook for you section. But what set it apart for me was the absolute cleanliness, tasteful and sophisticated decor and lighting, and the food itself. Very fresh-you didn't feel like anything had been sitting out more then 2 minutes, even if it may have been. Would definitely make this a... More 

Thank Sylvia127
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you want a buffet, I would go to Ocean Buffet. For me it is a step above all those chinese buffets out there. Food is fresh, good, tasty. The place is pretty nice for a buffer

1 Thank Jon Z
Lakeland, Florida, USA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The food is just greasy, overcooked and overpriced! The waitresses have no personality and choices are limited.

Thank SAMinott
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

If your super hungry this place is okay. Not a lot to choose from and always low on food. Food is not the best quality for the price. They do have a hibachi grill in the back and sushi which is pretty good.

Thank StephanieOnTheGo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Seafood, International, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
  • Phone Number: +1 386-767-3838

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