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“A great place to enjoy.....good food and plenty of it!”
Review of Emperor Buffet

Emperor Buffet
Ranked #44 of 105 Restaurants in Rancho Mirage
Cuisines: Chinese
Description: Tel. 760-328-9200
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Description: Tel. 760-328-9200
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We attended as we were told it was an experience to be had. We were not disappointed.
There is an array of Asian, Sushi, and Western food....we tried a bit of everything and if you have an appetite, mamke sure you attend this place.
The service was fine and we were attended to very well. The table was "bussed" as we tried different foods. The place was busy with singles, couples and families. Our visit was on a Sunday night after a day of sightseeing and we were glad we had an appetite!

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Thank Owen L
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Lots of seafood at the dinner buffet. Lobster, crab legs, all kinds of shrimp prepared different ways. Large assortment of sushi and good . Plus BBQ and the usual Chinese dishes. Flan on the dessert island plus so much more. Be sure to ask for senior discount but get both prices ahead of time. They said they gave it to us but it was not applied.

Thank ki0ki
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Truly awful and gross. The place smells badly as you walk in- like old fish. This is not a smell I've ever incurred in any resto before...I am not sure why we stayed but we did...The resto seating area and dining room in general looks to be in high disrepair and sort of ramshackle. It was definitely not well-cared for. We sat in a booth and were greeted by someone who took a drink order. We then proceeded to the food area. Not much looked appetizing. Many items that should be hot were lukewarm at best which was a shame.

The funniest episode at the Emperor is when I asked the person working at the sushi station if they had any rainbow roll as advertised by a sticker adhered to the buffet. They said "no"- and I said "no today, or no ever" and he said "we haven't had rainbow roll for over two years". lol. Then why keep up the sticker??

My family ate the skinniest crab legs they've ever seen and really bad, cheaply made other food items. This was one of the grossest dining experiences I've had in years. And same with the others in our group. Avoid this place at all costs.

ps. By the end of the meal, we were all laughing because it was so bad and couldn't believe we made the choice to eat here! Lesson learned...

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1  Thank GlendaleCA
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Attractive pricing. But some of the food is just OK and luke warm. A noisy, family restaurant. Worth a visit, but I think it could be stepped up a notch.

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1  Thank A_Fellow_Pilgrim
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This buffet provides an excellent mix of Asian and American standard delicacies. Surprisingly fresh and bountiful, the food is quite tasty. Service is prompt and friendly. Overall cost is relatively inexpensive. Plenty of seating and parking available.

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Thank TopChef7
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