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Tampa Buffet

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3904 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611
+1 813-805-2929
11:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here for lunch. they had one of the best Mongolian stir fried. The selections was abundant. for the price of $6.99; I taught it was a bargain

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Having not eaten since a late breakfast, we were looking for a fast big hot meal between the Tampa Airport and our hotel. Found through an internet search for a buffet along our route - the Tampa Buffet fit the bill. We were not disappointed. There was a good selection of both Chinese restaurant and American style dishes - including... More 

Thank BonnieInPA
Tampa, Florida
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is one of two popular Chinese buffets in South Tampa, both of which have been favorites in the Tampa community for a long time, particularly among the military at MacDill AFB a mile or two away. The food is better-than-OK without being remotely fancy. Is there sushi? Yes but not great. Hot-and-sour soup? Yes. Dessert? Yes. Crabs legs? Yes,... More 

Thank EndtoEndHiker
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This place is just like any other Chinese buffet you would go to. There is definitely plenty of selection. Sushi bar was very good. I got there on a slow night so alot of the food looked like it was sitting there for a while drying up. As far as taste is concerned, all the food I tried was very... More 

Thank Lani D
Tampa, Florida
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The variety of food was dismal, at best. One shrimp dish, 2 fake crab dishes, a few chicken dishes, bad sides, 3 soups. All just warm. Plenty of filler food. Too expensive for what you get, even at $10.99. There was sushi, but I didn't partake. Needed more desserts.

Thank pinkflamingo7414
Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

A friend had requested this place for her birthday. The food and service was great. The atmosphere was friendly. We enjoyed ourselves till our bellies were popping. When I got the bill I was even happier. I'm surprised the cost was so low when the variety and the presentation of the food was so good.

Thank ButterflyJAngel
Tampa, Florida
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106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

there are some places that you just can't get comfortable in. This is one of those. The food is substandard chinese buffet. the food is just not good, not hot, not tasty. not visually appealing. didn't care for any of it.

Thank eric s
Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The price of food are what you would expect from an average Chinese buffet. Assortment included typical deep fried chicken, wonton and hot and sour soup, lo mein, fried rice, and other run-of-the-mill Chinese food. Nothing spectacular but definitely not horrible either. I would recommend if you're just looking for an average place to grab some quick Chinese food.

Thank Darren J
Brandon, Florida
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

My Mom & Sister have been here a few times and I joined them recently to try it out. We arrived on a Sat afternoon, it wasn't crowded and it is inexpensive (like $8-10 a person). They had quite a large selection of Chinese food, all the common dishes were there and plenty more. We were happy with the selection,... More 

Thank tampabrat22
Northridge, CA
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This buffet is in the Britton Plaza, a shopping center on Dale Mabry going toward McDill Air Base. Now granted, buffets often are not the best of food places, but this one was dreadful. Dark, poorly lit, food not appearing fresh. I likened it to the poor ti plant sitting in a filthy glass on our table with mold crawling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-805-2929

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