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31 Golf Ctr, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-4910
+1 847-885-0688
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time there, it isn't as exciting as everyone make it seem. It was like every other typical buffet except they served lobster. The lobster was not even worth it. The only thing I genuinely liked was the lo mien which I can get at any Chinese take out. Would I go there again? No. Could've gotten better food... More 

Thank MSL1992
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128 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Ginormous selection of food...sushi, seafood, beef, chicken, dim sum, dessert, etc... The place is clean, staff is friendly and the food is very good. Prices are higher than the average Chinese buffet but there are more varieties here. Lunch prices are more reasonable because they do not have lobster or crab. Dinner is pricier but it is still worth it.

Thank Betty C
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517 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch. Much better than average Chinese buffet. I enjoyed the hibachi grill. Very good table service for beverage and keeping dirty plates off the table. Would definitely return

Thank tangojohnDallas
District of Columbia
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315 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The restaurant is clean as it is located in a new building, but the selection is not impressive as it is thought to be. Taste is average with average quality. No impressed overall.

Thank 8Oiseaux
Manila, Philippines
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226 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Line up for their lobsters. I always fill up with their grilled mushrooms. Try this in the Mongolian section: broccoli, mushroom, shrimps, garlic, a scoop of mongolian sauce and chili. Power protein!

Thank VincentRapisura
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168 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This all you can eat buffet does not scrimp on quality food. From crab legs to sushi to chicken, it is all here. Wait staff is friendly and eager to please their customers. With an abundance of tables, there is no crowding people into tight spaces. We were with a group of 22 people, and an area away from other... More 

Thank DuffleBag2go
Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A wonderfully surprising array of various Asian foods is available, but not cheap. A good testament for any Asian restaurant is to see the client ethnic distribution. If you leave hungry, it's your own fault.

Thank cheryltrzupek
Des Plaines, Illinois
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105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Huge selection of both Asian and American food, with a stronger emphasis on Asian. The cook will grill your raw choices on the hibachi for you. Large selection of sushi rolls. Crepes, ice cream, and pies for dessert. Higher priced buffet, one might be better off at a sit down restaurant and have just one entrée.

Thank Kaisereds
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My family used to frequent this place often. The food can range from not very good to quite enjoyable, the section is very large. However, the dessert lady is horrible! You often will see her trying to sneak food and pretend that she is not. She'll bend down and shove food in her mouth. She is rude to every single... More 

Thank kshabi
Itasca, Illinois
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I loved all the different types of food. On weekends it's all-you-can-eat lobster or crab legs too. It is a little pricey but worth it.

Thank Frances M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Golf Ctr, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-4910
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Hoffman Estates
  • Phone Number: +1 847-885-0688

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