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China Pearl - CLOSED

8935 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1509
+1 813-936-1888
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18 May 2015
“Tried three times. Won't go again”
5 Sep 2014
“Average For a Chinese Buffett - But Not good”
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8935 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1509
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

First time was good we liked the food and service but the last two times we went , will be the last service was bad. food was bad and cold. and the place is expensive for the kinda service you get.. we will not return...More

Thank Terri F
Reviewed 5 September 2014

You normal fare of of Chinese buffet cuisine. If you are looking to get your feed on and stuff yourself with low quality then you will be satisfied with this place. I lived in the area for 15 years and decided to try the place...More

Thank 8ric
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

The are many better oriental buffets in town. We stopped here for convenience and became disappointed with the selection and cleanliness. Most notably were lack of shrimp selections, lukewarm and often cold food, and filthy (mold?) in ice cream scoop trough. We left disgusted and...More

Thank Max M
Reviewed 13 September 2013

We have been to this buffet before and it was ok but last night when we went it was horrible. The food quality was poor and many of the items on the "hot bar" were cold or luke warm. My girlfriend woke up the next...More

1  Thank iminozz
Reviewed 12 July 2013

By far, one of the most character building moments in chinese buffet history. The food was unappealing. The lettuce on the salad bar was brown and yellow with matching spots on the brocolli. Per request, new iceberg lettuce was brought out, no brown spots, just...More

1  Thank cdorsey69
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We've been here before several times. At $6.95 per adult for lunch it is a good deal. (Look for coupons in the flyer and other local coupon books to get another buck off.) The food is typical of chinese buffets in the area. They seem...More

1  Thank LiseKali
Reviewed 15 October 2010

Was the most horrible Chinese beffet food we have ever eaten. Cold and slimy and devoid of flavor. I only hope I don't get sick this evening as I didn't finish one plate but it might have been enough. Been once before and it was...More

Thank crm2
Reviewed 24 October 2008

The China Pearl has recently been remodeled, very clean and up to date seating. The Chinese food is very tasty, not to salty, and suitable for varied taste buds. The bonus is the Sushi selection. Usually 6 different rolls are offered at a time. Mainstream...More

Thank RobusGrabus
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Reviewed 30 December 2007

Standard Chinese buffet with Americanized dishes. (When did Bourbon Chicken become a Chinese dish?)

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Reviewed 25 June 2005

This is a "typical" Chinese buffet restaurant, with a little more variety in the food than is found in some of the others in the area. Their dishes include General Tso's Chicken, Kung Pao Shrimp, Szechuan beef, Hunan Pork and Crispy Duck. Their salad bar...More

Thank Carl S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$6
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8935 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-936-1888
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