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Panda Chinese Buffet

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5th street, Benton, KY 7018
+1 270-906-2888
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Gilbertsville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just your typical run of the mill Chinese buffet. Not bad. Not the best. But a great value. Always clean and friendly.

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Thank allycat181
Benton, Kentucky
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was just warm which made the jel coating on food thick and strong. The pans that held the two soups had a jel coating on the top that you had to break through to get the warm thick soup. The bread coated shrimp tasted like the shrimp had been sitting in its own shrimpy water too long before... More 

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Thank fallingapot
Benton, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

If my husband had not already started filling his plate, I would have left. The buffet food was unappetizing, and looked like it had been there all afternoon. Vegetables were few, and the restaurant seemed dirty. My food choices were ok, but the food temperatures was less than hot. We will not return.

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Thank thbh12
united states
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stopped for a quick bite and were not disappointed. Were offered a sample to taste before ordering. The buffet was fully stocked and the food was fresh and flavorful. Clean restaurant

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Thank europeanhaunt
Nashville
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Most of the dishes are chicken based. Not anything exceptional. Many of the dishes had a similar flavor. If you want fast buffet experience with nothing special this is it.

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Thank Debbie W
Paducah, Kentucky
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

One time was enough for me. Food was awful. Buffet was minimally stocked. Drinks weren't refilled. Servers were teenaged Chinese girls who didn't seem to understand English and weren't efficient. Maybe new, IDK but food was terrible and that alone was enough to keep me from ever going back. Do yourself a favor and go to Peking Chinese Restaurant in... More 

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Thank gwtwmom
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

AWFUL!!! I went there once, and it was terrible.. The food on the hot bar, wasn,'t. Some of it wasn't even warm. Just absolutely nothing was good. I think the board of health needs a very serious inspection of this place. I will never go back. Granted, this is not suppose to be a fine dining experience, but it is... More 

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Thank Greg T
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Nice staff and the deal is going for the bay buffet special. Very basic buffet and not large but should do for most seeking a good price and fill your stomach.

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Thank jack S
Benton, Kentucky
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

We enjoy the food at the Panda Chinese buffet. Great food for the price and a friendly staff. We usually eat there on the weekend.

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Thank Leslie G
Kirksey, KY
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

We eat here occasionally and reviewed this establishment shortly after it opened a few years ago. Unfortunately instead of improving, the quality here has declined slightly over time so that this is just an average oriental buffet. It isn't bad and is still the best oriental in Benton, but it is not great nor a great value. Eat here when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th street, Benton, KY 7018
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Benton
  • Phone Number: +1 270-906-2888

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