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Empire Buffet

3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
+1 315-251-1888
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (7 reviews)
“frog legs” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian
3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was quite surprised that this buffet offered such a variety and was clean, except the bathrooms need some more monitoring. Loved the goldfish tank :) Good bang for your buck

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Syracuse. We have all had plenty of Chinese buffets as we travel, let me tell you why I feel this one sets the bar high. Other Chinese buffets sometimes mound the food up and this...More

Thank T6560TQpatriciab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch at the Empire Buffet. I had my special likes, Wong tong soup, walnut chicken, vegetable roll, pork fried rice of few Buffalo Chicken wings. I top off with a scoop of ice cream. I believe it might be ice milk, but...More

Thank Belladonna325
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday evening. It was crowded but everything was plentiful and service was excellent. Food was very tasty and there were a good selection of vegetable dishes. Definitely worth it!

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

There is probably not a faster place to eat in Syracuse than this restaurant. Seats 325 people max and you can chose from almost anything from shrimp cocktail to sushi then onto main courses of baked salmon, fried chicken wings like "KFC", roast beef, turkey...More

Thank familyman66slig
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Decent variety, some fresh items, some that looked like it had been out quite awhile. Service was attentive, at least those that spoke english

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There are NO crab legs ever! Don't go by their TV and Internet ads.......when u call and ask, they say "Too expensive"......well take them off your ads then or even raise the price of the buffet....don't mislead the public......will never see my face there!

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We decided to eat here based on review from Trip Adviser and was not disappointed. Not the best Chinese buffet we've had but for the price, not bad. Good selection really very few complaints. Would go back and also recommend.

Thank cuba9999
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Decent variety, some fresh items, some that looked like it had been out awhile. Two adults and two kids with tip for $60. It definitely wasn't the greatest we've had but satisfied our quick fix for Chinese food. Service was good. The waitress refilled drinks...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you are in the mood for crab legs buy them in the store. They don't have them on the menu. I called them and said you are false advertising. I reported them to the BBB. They still have them on there ads.

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24 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-251-1888
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