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Empire Buffet

N.Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601
+1 423-915-0888
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible11%
17 Feb 2018
“Dilapidated exterior, mixed interior”
20 Oct 2017
“Dinner”
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Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
N.Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

decided to try the buffet. large selection but that's where it ends. the different dishes taste similar... some of the food isn't hot but lukewarm. service ok. vegetables had a weird taste. General Tsos chicken was good. didn't try the sushi. of note... bathrooms were...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 17 February 2018

A friend took me here, touting it as an inexpensive lunch outing...and it was. The outside appearance was a bit alarming, looking like there had been no maintenance for 20 years. The inside of the restaurant was clean in the buffet areas, but not so...More

Thank Cherriesontheweb
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We have always loved Empire Buffet, but sometimes their food. Isn't all that great!! Haven't been for a while!! Staff is nice, but I sometimes feel rushed at this restaurant!!! I'm lucky if I can eat a plate of food!! I like to have some...More

Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Terrible food made my habichi wrong lied to me told me they had moutain dew its mellow yellow not the same at all i wont be back if i could give them no stars i would

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The food has always been good, but the last couple of times I've eaten there not so much. The food has no flavor everything taste very bland. Also the restrooms was a mess! They need to do some cleaning around there to.

1  Thank Angie B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We have been going to Empire for many years, but I think that our most recent visit will be our last. Unfortunately, it hasn't been very good the last few times we went, we kept trying hoping it was just an "off" day, but no...More

1  Thank Casey C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We go to Empire Buffet usually two or three times a month since the first of the year the food has been excellent, always hot and fresh. Will keep going back, good service.

Thank kingj24
Reviewed 20 March 2017

With the exception of the hot and sour soup, this restaurant has absolutely nothing to recommend it. The food is bland and some dishes which should be warm are cold. There are better options in Johnson City.

Thank berryandfang
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is just ok. Nice selection and pretty tasty. Its really basic but will do if you want forigen food.

Thank April C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

best buffet for Asian food by far in the area. They have a chef to cook whatever you want. Food is fresh. And wow the assortment of food is great.

Thank Chris B
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Response from J T | Reviewed this property |
Depends of the time of day, 6.99 during the day, 8.99 at night 10.99 weekends They do give a Veterans discount ask for it when checking out. this was the last time I went there check there web page of call them for sure. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N.Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-915-0888
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