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Number One Buffet

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14418 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260-1517
+1 310-644-4007
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Variety of food available The price was really good $12.99/Person(excluding tax). They offer lunch and dinner.

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Deweyville, Utah
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

A typical Asian buffet, with a good selection, but EVERYTHING was lukewarm. The kitchen staff would bring hot food, dump it into the container with cold food, stir it up and as a result, everything was warm only. I was disappointed with nearly everything I had for that reason. My recommendation: Pass it up.

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Thank Marlene B
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Looking for a quick bite without eating "junk" food. This buffet had salads, soup and a choice of mains and desserts.

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Thank Bruce B
Toukley, New South Wales, Australia
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Do not eat here it is horrible, dirty, very slow service I wouldn't recommend this resturant to anyone

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Thank Sue W
TSA Line
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Variety of food and limitless quantities characterize this "no frills" establishment, Attentive service for a buffet style restaurant.

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Thank TripCorrespondent
Fresno, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

When the food is fresh it is very good when we first arrived some of the food was not, but then they started replacing the food and it was very flavorful.

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Thank Deborah A
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Stopped by here cuz they were advertised at my hotel, says we got free sodas for being hotel guests but I guess that's old. Food is just meh, not a super lot of selection and the wontons were dry and chewy. They need to keep up with refreshing the buffet too. The server lady neglected to remove empty plates from... More 

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Riverside, California
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1,050 reviews
657 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

Advertised in the hotel where I was staying. Said they were the "Best." Didn't say where. . . Claimed to offer a discount for hotel guests and seniors. Didn't offer either. A lot of the food was left over from lunch even though I was there after 5:00 pm. "Sushi" was dried out as was the fried rice. Salad bar... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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585 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

If I have to really rate this buffet by comparing the others in LA, it is probably deserve only two stars. On the other hand, it meets the need of the local folks who like all you can eat Chinese food at a reasonable price. I went in there around 6:30PM for dinner. It is $12.49, soda is $1.50. There... More 

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Clovis, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

This is hands down the best Chinese buffet we have had! They have a lady who works tirelessly to keep everything clean and fresh. The crab legs come but maybe not as fast as one might want. But when you understand how much they cost and how little they charge you can understand why. As stated we live in Vegas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, Sushi
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14418 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260-1517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lawndale
  • Phone Number: +1 310-644-4007
Description
This restaurant has been reasonably well reviewed by local people on Yelp. I've been there myself and consider to be one of the better Chinese buffets around, especially at this price point. It would be a good resource for people who are staying in and around LAX or the LA South Bay generally.

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