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King Buffet Chinese Restaurant

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190 Pencader Plz, Newark, DE 19713-3408
+1 302-738-8379
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Castle, Delaware
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191 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I see the reviews but I must have been at a different restaurant. There was plenty on the buffet to choose from and the selection of sushi was plentiful and great. Two of us were in the mood for Chinese food and stopped for the buffet. Neither of is had a problem with the food, the service was good and... More 

Thank RonB4610
Coram, New York
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went here because of ad in hotel directory. Claimed 200 dishes to choose from, not even 20. What was available was cold and disgusting! I'd rather eat road kill then go back there! Should have checked TripAdvisor

Thank Peter B
Bear, Delaware, United States
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

I grew up in this area and when the King Buffet opened 15+ years ago, it was the best buffet out there. Steemed crab legs, plenty to choose from and clean. This is not the King in once was long ago. The Sushi table was completely wiped out, two empty plates with plastic wrap still on it was the only... More 

Thank Brandon T
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Food at best is room temperature and of poor quality. Restaurant interior is run down. Stay clear...spend your money elsewhere.

1 Thank WPD37
Newark, Delaware
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Not a single item on my plate or my wife's plate was good. We both left hungry but nauseous. Definitely the worst Chinese Buffet I've been to and it was $13 per person. $13 isn't expensive for a Chinese buffet, but it is when the food is awful. The inside of the restaurant is rundown and dingy. I'll never go... More 

2 Thank Ben H
Syracuse, New York
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Looking for Chinese buffet near hotel and this came out. Not a wide selection of items,the food was ok, nothing really stood out. Wait service was ok. The cashier seemed like we were bothering her at checkout. Likely a once a year visit.

1 Thank Terry S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

There wasn't much selection waiting staff acted like we weren't there .. Took 20 mins to refill a dang drink ? The heck ,43 for 3 people crap could gone to golden Coral for that price , I litterly feel like I'm gonna throw up THERE WAS NOTHING ! I hated everything , fruits eh , no salad selections I... More 

1 Thank Shyshyshy1262
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

It was not bad, it was filling and it was fast... I always get the steamed shrimp at these places so it is a bargain and it was not bad... Good spot to eat in the area of the high way and Red roof inn..

Thank Philip_Herring
Newark, Delaware
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178 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

The fried shrimp was delicious. The vegetable fried rice and vegetable lo mien was perfect. The cheese wonton were a little oily but tasty. Lunch is reasonable; dinner is higher, by about $5 p.p. more, but at dinnertime they have FRIED CATFISH. My husband can devour a whole plate of that! Lunch for two is $14.98, but includes free hot... More 

1 Thank dghornock
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

I got there at 4:00 they told me that they we going to put out fresh food. They lied and kept food that had been sitting there for a long time. The food was cold. They told me to come back around 6:00 and it would be fresh. The hell with them.

2 Thank yoflyboys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Pencader Plz, Newark, DE 19713-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-8379

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