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Golden Buddha Chinese Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1905 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033-3414
+1 404-633-5252
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Sebring, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I was on vacation, and not only was theating food good, but the service was awesome. Our several was on top of things for us without needing to be notified.

Thank Michelle H
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food was very good and the service was fair. While some Chinese restaurants have been moving toward "deconstructed fusion" this one has stayed true and it is much appreciated.

Thank jerrynorcross
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Expect very average Americanized food. The menus are all in English, you have to ask for chopsticks, and the tea is not that great. That being said, the tofu is fresh and the quantities are rather large.

Thank icypants
Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Just your standard Chinese-American restaurant. Average menu, average preparation, average décor. Of course, nothing that you would ever see in China

Thank jay e
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Took the family there last night, two adults and two teens. The place is OK, but... Could use a good cleaning and sprucing up. The pot stickers were Very fried and oily. The steamed dumplings were lacking in detectable favor. The General Tso had a long hair in it, but they were quick to redo it. The "shrimp" in the... More 

Thank Betsy R
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292 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Golden Buddha is a popular place -- sometimes you have to park down the street. If so, it's worth a little walk. The wait staff is quick and the turn around on your order is too. You sometimes have to cut-up a little with the staff to get a smile out of them, but then they become warmer. Seldom have... More 

Thank Kenneth K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Very Americanized Chinese food, that is just ok. Hot and Sour soup is mediocre. The egg rolls seem to be frozen and I've had much better from the frozen food section at the grocery store. The Orange Chicken was ok, not much orange taste. I often eat Chinese when traveling, and this is one I will not be visiting again.

Thank 350ZTraveler
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

After a long day of sight seeing in the Atlanta/Decatur. Ga. area we were looking for a restaurant with good food and quick service. Our daughter suggested the Golden Buddha for Chinese food. The menu is very large and varied. The food was prepared very well. Portions are very large and could easily be shared. Service was excellent. Waiter was... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This restaurant food was beautifully prepared and the setting was so calming and peaceful that we enjoyed a Happy Family get together and early evening dinner. Our service was attentive and friendlyt

Thank lasvegastravelwriter
atlanta, ga
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137 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We had not eaten at this vintage restaurant for many years. But we were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food very fresh vegetables and meat. The quantities for one serving would actually serve 2 people easily. The happy family dish of mixed meat was delicious as well as the hot and sour soup. We will be back.

Thank rcabr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033-3414
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-633-5252

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