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2006 N 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78501
+1 956-686-2624
11:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have a large variety on two steam tables. The food is good. Good desserts and ice cream. I am now typing so I can fill up space so the review will go throughl

Thank Joseph D
McAllen, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The food is okay. The cushions in the booths are torn and scratchy. Don't even think of using the bathrooms. They are encrusted with calcium deposits all around the toilets. Really filthy. A shame since we used to love going there. No remodeling in 30 years.

Thank Irene19Hermansen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We recently had the misfortune of dining at the Golden Dragon. This used to be a nice place. As we walked in we noticed that the place looked dirty, dingy, and dim. The food at the buffet was practically gone as a good number of food trays were almost empty. I went to the men's room to wash my hands.... More 

Thank Richard S
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We found this restaurant as we were driving around and decided to stop. The price was $6.99 and we had to check this out. We were pleasantly surprised by the buffet. The food was hot and they were filling it regularly. We found it to be a great deal for the cost. The waitress was very friendly and cleaned our... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

I went there with my sister and we should have left immediately. Not many people there on a Saturday evening, and the buffet was practically empty. What was left was awful and some of the worst food I have ever had. Not much variety, and greasy over cooked dishes. It looked dingy and dirty and the restrooms had much to... More 

Thank Julie S
Livingston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

As a winter Texan I spent 2014-2015 winter in the RGV. I found many Chinese restaurants but Golden Dragon was my favorite and it was the least expensive. I ate at Golden Dragon at least once a week from then on. Never did disappoint, especially at $6.99 all you can eat all day long! Many good selections to choose from.... More 

Thank bradybunch84
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

We had a hankering for some good Chinese food and landed at The Golden Dragon. The place was packed on a Saturday night, which was a good sign.Although the variety is limited, what they have is delicious and hot. There was a good selection of meats, vegetables and desserts. The best thing is that two can dine for less than... More 

Thank Martin C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

After a bad experience down the street at the Rose Garden this place was a breath of fresh air. The general chicken was tasty not just hot, the beef and broccoli was a good mix and not over cooked. Drive past the Rose Garden about 15 blocks and eat here

Thank cowboydad1967
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013 via mobile

Love coming here better than going through a drive thru for chinese food! Love their pineapple chicken and lo mein!

Thank Tx29deb
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

The Golden Dragon Chinese Buffet is one of Mcallen's first Chinese Buffets. It is the best Chinese food ever hands down!!! Awesome Spicy Chicken, Pineapple Chicken, Lo Mein, and the Best Homemade Eggrolls!!! Surely this is food of the Gods!!! Writing this makes wanna go and eat there!!! Have been eating there for over 20 years!!! Just awesome!!!

Thank Manny R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2006 N 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-686-2624

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