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Chinatown Buffet

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1505 E Main St, CA 92311, Barstow, CA 92311-3229
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SANTA MONICA
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have eaten at this place a couple of times and the second time was 'worse' than the first. That's interesting to say because it is so 'popular' for lots of food but not very good food. You would think that the Chinese would be good but it was average. They also serve American but that is poor for a... More 

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Barstow, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Came to the restaurant with my wife at 4 pm on a Saturday and the place was dead empty. That should've been my cue to leave. The food was terrible, the service was non existent, and the place was filthy. Do yourself a favor and grab a cheeseburger over this Chinese Buffet garbage

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Thank Mich_travel_man87
Oceanside, California
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150 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This place is a real dump. That's D U M P! Cool to cold food, dirty tables and food on the floor say it all. The help staff was nowhere to be found. Do not go to this dump unless you are a health inspector.

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Thank George C
Fresno, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Busses, busses, and more busses of the rudest peiple that China could export to the U.S. I got up to get more food while my husband remaindcat the time table, my hat and purse we on my seat and someone took my place! Pushing and shoving abounded, to say nothing of the food that was taken and not eaten. DO... More 

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1 Thank karhaleenv
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Orange chicken was good, best thing I had there. Egg rolls were undercooked, food was cold. Fountain drink dispenser needs to be cleaned, has dried on syrup on it. Drinks taste like chlorine. Men restroom was filthy, urinal had pubic hair, and caked on piss. Urinal also covered in dust. Paper towel dispenser was full, but non-operational. Doesn't look like... More 

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1 Thank Jyt7
Cloquet, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

Food is under the warming lights for too long. Looked bad. The place is not clean. I wouldn't go back.

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1 Thank Carol W
Barstow, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Food was definitely not good. Took my nephew & his wife there for lunch as they were passing thru town & I was embarrassed to have recommended this place to them.

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1 Thank suzycue1
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

This is without doubt the worst Chinese buffet we have ever had. The staff, well one very disinterested woman seemed much more interested in her phone than looking after her customers which is maybe the reason the place was almost empty. The food on most of the dishes we tried was tasteless and cold, a lot of the dishes looked... More 

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1 Thank jt01LymeRegis
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

The place was empty on a Saturday evening so that says a lot. The buffet had poor selections, and most of it seemed like it had been sitting out all day. I will never eat there again.

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1 Thank themixmaster
Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

Restaurant looked good from the outside but failed to live up to this on the inside. It was very tired and grubby looking and could have done with a refit. The toilets were grubby. Unless you happened to arrive just as the food came out of the kitchen, the food in the trays on the self-service buttet was generally cold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 E Main St, CA 92311, Barstow, CA 92311-3229
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
Description
Sie können Bilder haben, haben wir gemacht. Ist ein sauberes und ansprechendes Chinabuffet mitten in Barstow

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?