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Pearl China Buffet

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21 E Lincoln Rd, Spokane, WA 99218
5094689988
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Idaho
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know many people will knock chinese buffett restaurants because they do not resemble authentic chinese food. I think this rates up there for top chinese buffets in my books. I remember this place when it had different owners and a different name (Top of China). It was not all that good then. We were there for lunch and it... More 

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Idaho
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

the first thing is the price is $ higher $10 for lunch? really? yeesh and they reduced the food items offered. the desert tables are just the same, but a bit old as it was just laying there. the grill offerings were more of a salad bar type thing. no shrimp there was some old looking beef and chicken there... More 

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Thank 78user1
Port Angeles, Washington
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Clean, lots of room between the tables, some booths in center so you can slide in on either side not disturbing the other person. Good food variety, we ate at dinner. Kind people and quick to remove dirty dishes.

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Thank russellsranch
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this buffet for a few years. Since it has changed owners we have only been a couple times because they raised the price. The food is good!!

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Thank sierramae89
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a good Chinese/Asian food buffet. Convenient location and a good selection of foods. the hot sour soup is especially good. request a table rather than a booth if you have mobility concerns.

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Thank martin w
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

After a long day helping a friend we stopped by to eat some dinner. We were starving and they have a large assortment of food everything tasted good. The service was awesome the people were very nice. The prices we're fair especially considering the wonderful salmon I ate.

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Thank Shawna W
Davenport, Washington
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This buffet is fresh, hot and has many selections. The Mongolian grill and sushi bar is also kept fresh and has an attendant on duty at all times. The staff is quick, friendly and polite. This is a repeat customer - finally rating Pearl China Buffet #1.

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Thank Rand T
Abakan, Russia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Used to go here every Sunday back in the early 2000's and it was very good and popular. Over the years it went downhill and just got worse and worse. Not sure how it is these days but the last time I went was in 2013 I think and it wasn't a good experience.

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Thank Tim P
Spokane, WA
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The previous owners of the "Top of China" just let the place go to pot. It remained closed for some time and became an eyesore. It re-opened sometime in last October and I gave the place a visit in late January. I had visited the "Top of China" a number of times over the years and was never very satisfied.... More 

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1 Thank steelhead2007
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

I use to really enjoy this buffet. I wasn't impressed with my recent visit. The food wasn't hot. Seemed stale with bad flavors. I left very dissatisfied. I won't go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E Lincoln Rd, Spokane, WA 99218
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: 5094689988

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