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New Century Buffet

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868 Jackman St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3053
+1 619-440-8881
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El Cajon, California
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Service sucked! Rude & inexperienced, used the excuse "don't understand English too good". Dirty plates piled up on table, only refilled water just as we were getting ready to leave. Food fair/OK, plenty to choose from. Nothing special, Soup boarder line cold. Crab legs, were just the shells NO MEAT!! 2 chicken dished I tried were dry & tough. NOT... More 

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San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Very good food, lots of choices, even a chocolate fountain! Sushi, pizza, salad, & always at least 3 difgerent soups. Fair prices. Give this one a try.

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Thank Lonolono
San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We often go to all you can eat Asian buffets and there are quite a few to choose from. They are all quite good but none compares so far to New Century Buffet which we stumbled upon while in El Cajon, not a normal destination for us. The food choices were pretty standard although on Sunday they have New York... More 

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1 Thank maringfro
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Better than I expected it to be! The people there are pretty nice, the food wasnt terrible, and I left full.

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Thank Mellissa R
California, USA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

If you are familiar with Chinese buffet, east county is not really the place to have it and this place is not even good in a pinch. Red sign at eye level on the door soliciting "Help Wanted." Maybe the dishwasher cooked and if that individual was not Asian I would understand and give them credit for trying. I am... More 

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1 Thank sadauphin
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Food is always fresh, everything is kept really clean. Just cant get enough. Will go everyday if possible. Really really recomend this place.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian
Restaurant features
Buffet
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 868 Jackman St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3053
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-440-8881

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