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Ocean Buffet - CLOSED

1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
+1 386-767-3838
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“sushi” (30 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, International
1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner & there was a considerable line to enter, Friday & Saturday they have snow crab 🦀 on the buffet, my experience was it was very clean, waitress was attentive & cleaned empty dishes away & refilled drinks quickly, all items were restocked...More

Thank Magicfan2301
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The food in Ocean Buffet got so bad they shut it down and reopened it as China Sea. Same prices - same food - same people. They seem content to leave food out for days at a time. I thought it was just really bad...More

Thank Pantheras
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food was very fresh,checked often,hot, I liked the prior staff they were more attentive to the customers, once I sat down with my food a server never came to the table,they were busy on their cell phones huddled together, if you want a place...More

Thank brn2rn79
Reviewed 20 February 2017

China Sea Buffet is better than average with a large selection of foods with a good variety. The sushi was good, the food was kept hot, and the hibachi grill would cook your selection. Price on a Sunday evening was reasonable at $11.99, so value...More

Thank loves2travelandmore
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The new name is China Sea Buffet - Sushi & Grill. This place has been completely transformed with a dramatic improvement in food quality and selection. The entire staff is also changed. They are now very friendly and eager to please. The food was very...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The new owners have transformed what used to be into something that it needed to be to survive! Everyone has a great attitude and I feel genuinely welcome in their established. It is nice to be greeted with smiles instead of the robotic movements and...More

Thank Adrian386
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This place came highly recommended from close friends. The restaurant looked nice and clean. However the food was not up to par. The lo mein was so salty I couldn't eat it. Got the "stuffed oysters" which the oysters were missing. It was just stuffing...More

Thank Rose5665
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have been going there for at least 10 years and the thing that stands out in the last few month is that all the chicken dishes on the steam counter taste a week old. There is still a lot of other stuff to choose...More

Thank Pantheras
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The usual items plus a few extras. Peel and eat shrimp, fried shrimp, coconut shrimp as well as a Chinese version that's messy to eat, but wonderful flavor. Good soups, ribs, fish and chicken dishes. Frequent diner program gets you a free dinner for every...More

Thank MrHatchie
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner here right after Hurricane Matthew passed through. It was closed a few days but it seemed ready for business when they opened. The buffet was extensive, hot and tasty. Lots of seafood including fish, crab, crawfish, shrimp and crawfish. They have a...More

1  Thank Cam M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1854 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
  • Phone Number: +1 386-767-3838
New owner,New management,great food
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