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1700 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC
+1 843-828-1111
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate during dinner. Lunch buffet price was lower and a better bargain, but I do not know how the selection compares. Dinner buffet is offered at a reasonable price and has a good selection of items to choose from. I found the temperature of the food to be a little too low, I like my food served a little... More 

Thank Traveler28150
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good. There is a good selection of items on their bars. My only complaint would be that our waitress was very slack at her job and left us thirsty. Even though the glasses were obviously slid to the side of the table she still continued to walk by and not refill them one time. The wait... More 

Thank TheBull8666
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here leaves alot to be desired, everything appears to be over cooked and in the chaffing pans for so long it is all mushy. Worst lo mein we ever had. Egg rolls and anything that has been deep fried again is mushy no crispness to the food at all. Very disappointed in this restaurant will never go back... More 

Thank Miguel G
Wilmington, North Carolina
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

all the chinese buffets in myrtle beach seem to be quite good. this problem here is that New China is miles down the road in surf city beach. the parking lot is full in OFF season! locals, old folks, blue collar workers flood the restaurant. they know a good thing. this is the best chinese buffet going down in the... More 

1 Thank frostyboync
Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We well here for dinner because of an advertisement that an hibachi was on site. When we arrived, a signage was on the door stating hibachi was coming soon. We decided to take the chance and try. The food was average nothing to write home about, Will not go back.

Thank sidingkween
Idaho Falls
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were tired and hungry after a long drive, and we picked this place because the parking lot was full. It had good reason to be. There was a huge selection of excellent food, and we had a great experience! This is one of the best Chinese buffets in existence!

1 Thank Jerry H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very large buffet. the food was very good and the price was great. Just about anything you could want is on the buffet.

Thank Linda B
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I wasn't particularly in the mood for Chinese food today, but so many restaurants we drove by were closed, we stopped here. The "devil" crab was just okay, but everything else I tried was quite tasty. I'd go back.

Thank Mary Carol G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good food wish the general toes chicken was hotter not sure the spelling is correct. Love the variety from soup to almond cookies which are my favorite

Thank Phil H
Peoria, IL
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Our daughter, son-in-law, eighteen month old grandson, my wife and I ate lunch here December 27. There was a good, varied selection of Chinese food including many fish dishes. The buffet was kept well stocked. Everything we tried was good. Service was fast and friendly. My wife and I received the senior discount - - our total bill excluding tip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-828-1111
This is a fairly new restaurant, there is another China buffet Restaurant in Surfside Beach, SC. This newer one however is far superior.

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