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Chef Lin Buffet

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417A S Jefferson St, Prospect Plaza Shopping Ctr, Frederick, MD 21701-6272
+1 301-620-0664
11:00 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We come here quite often and the food is most usually wonderful. A ton of choices for even the pickiest of eaters. Even if you don't like Chinese food you'll be able to find something to eat!

Thank Pamela M
Clarksburg, Maryland
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This buffet is very good and the owner and servers are always friendly and ready to help. The man that does the grill is wonderful and remembers everyone and what sauce they usually order. The servers remember from one time to the next what the drink orders will be. We eat there quite often.

Thank geniejean
Knoxville, Maryland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We eat here all the time and I go there just for the salt and pepper shrimp! YUM! Donna always greets everyone when they enter and although she is Chinese, I hear her speaking Spanish to her Spanish customers. She is a great! At the sushi bar, you can fill up your plate and have the chef prepare it for... More 

Thank Magicforest18
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food at this buffet is amazing! There are so many options to choose from, and it is definitely appropriate for kids! The service is great! I love eating here, with my family and friends!

Thank Kate B
Clarksburg, Maryland
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Excellent food at an excellent price. The owner and all of the staff are very friendly and remember customers from previous visits. This is the best Chinese Buffet we have ever been too and eat there often. It can't be beat.

Thank geniejean
Frederick, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Wonderful food and such a variety.... Looking forward to going again. Can't say how good it is...just goooooooooooo........ And enjoy

Thank Richlady1
Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were first introduced to this place when a friend booked the "back room" (really a 'section') for his wedding reception. I found it hard to believe that someone would have wedding reception there and the decor, while decent, isn't very 'reception like'. Well, once we tried the food, we understood completely why it was held there. Yes, there are... More 

Thank MinorFoodie1
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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197 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

My amateur radio club has just moved to this new location for the monthly meetings and this was my first time there. Great abundance of every style of chinese food- many seafood dishes, superb spare ribs, varied dishes from all corners of china. Food was expertly prepared and the buffet was kept well stocked with fresh dishes. One of the... More 

Thank Phillip B
Melbourne, Australia
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very large selection of dishes at this restaurant,and fresh food an above all clean,staff were fine.

Thank Hugh M
South Africa
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273 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

OK, so we like Chinese food, American style. This place delivers! This is a nicer place than many Chinese restaurants from a decor perspective, and the food was excellent. If we had been staying another night in the area, we would have eaten here again!

Thank PANeddie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417A S Jefferson St, Prospect Plaza Shopping Ctr, Frederick, MD 21701-6272
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-620-0664
(301) 620-0664

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