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China Buffet

500 S Taft Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-1510
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good14%
  • Average33%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
500 S Taft Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-1510
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Newly remodeled, great atmosphere. Has hibachi grill and sushi. Love the seafood. Staff is friendly. I've been a customer for over 10 years. Highly recommend.

Thank DMF_515465
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The place was not up to standard as other restaurants of its kind! It could use a little work! It could be better!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 20 October 2016

After eating chinese food all over this country, and a majority being buffets, I can say this place wasn't bad, but it certainly wasn't very unique. I didn't really understand why the hibachi chef made such a fuss about separating food, never seen that at...More

Thank primalclaws1974
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had not eaten here for seven or eight years now. It has changed dramatically for the better. A little bit of everything from Chinese to American to Pizza, etc. Price of about $8 includes drink and ice cream and other desserts. The service was...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife, younger grandson & I ate dinner at China Buffet on September 2, 2016. It was recommended by the desk clerk at our hotel (Carlson Country Inn & Suites). The restaurant was very clean. Workers kept buffet areas clean and well stocked. There was...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 30 August 2016

In Mason City there is always a big competition with Chinese food and china buffet has been around for well over 20yrs while other Chinese food restaurants have come and gone when they shut down I thought they had then thrown in the towel also;...More

Thank tamaram651
Reviewed 20 August 2016

China Buffet was closed for a few months while they remodeled and thought I would try it again once they reopened. Big improvement on the looks of the place. More seating, laid out better, and most important, clean!! Looks like they have added a party/meeting...More

Thank k-and-3j
Reviewed 31 July 2016

So in the book in the hotel room there was a list of local restaurants that deliver. China Buffet was one of those so I called and placed an order. The total was 28 dollars and change. I gave the guy two twenty dollar bills....More

Thank mark h
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Great food and fresh. Love going in to stuff myself and can't wait til they reopen. Alway get hot & sour soup with sweet & sour chicken. Fried rice is really good too.

1  Thank summer s
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The restaurant is pretty much self serve including the drink which is fine with me. It offers a varied menu so there would be something for everyone.

Thank Steven S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Taft Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
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