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801 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9458
+1 785-762-1882
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Food tastes good, pretty good variety. Excellent price. Quality can be iffy, especially when it's not real busy. Takeout option is by the pound, can't beat it for the variety. Waitstaff is very friendly but is very hit-or-miss with their attention to drink refills and plate removal. Do NOT recommend using the restroom facilities. Kids LOVE this place, request it... More 

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Thank nakedmama66441
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Buffet, not hot food. The place is in fairly good shape. Not much choice around. Not sure if I would go back.

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Thank Doug33364
Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

In my home town, we have pretty crummy Chinese food buffets, so it was a really pleasant surprise when I walked into Family Buffet for the first time. I have been to Junction City about 5 times and never stopped in here. I am definitely kicking myself for that mistake now! The buffet is massive and offers a ton of... More 

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Thank Caitlin C
Medicine Lodge, Kansas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

They were very freindly and we were quite surprized to see such a large assortment of dishes. It was very tasty and we enjoyed our dinner.

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Thank lbogner1
Fort Riley, Kansas
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Don't do it. We saw cockroaches and flys. Food looked old and reheated a ton. We didn't want to risk getting sick so we booked it as fast as we could.

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1 Thank Becky B
Lawrence, KS
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We stopped at this place last week on the way home. I had eaten where about a year after they built the place and remembered it as a buffet that had a lot of different choices. Not anymore. Its just plain old Chinese and not very good at that. The place is dirty and worn down. It seems there are... More 

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Thank kccode1
Kansas
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

My co-workers and I often go to Family Buffet because there is something for everyone. For one low price you can eat until you are full and they have a great selection. The food tastes average -- it's on par with any Chinese Buffet that focuses on getting it out hot and fasts. But you can have a salad, sushi,... More 

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Thank rejavanation
Manitou Springs, Colorado
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149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

I was traveling and just did not want fast food. I was by myself and just did not know what I wanted. Some items were great, others not so much but you can pick and choose, so I took tiny amounts the first time as there is a very large selection. I was there a little after noon. The buffet... More 

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Thank FrontierJ
Davenport, Iowa
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

The name Family Buffet is misleading,it should be called lousy Chinese the food was cold the meat tough the service slow I could go on but you get the drift, I had no choice it was only place I could fine open on Christmas eve. Tomorrow I'll eat from a vending machine before I go back there.

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1 Thank BobandLydia
Yuma, Arizona
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I noticed the food was cold and didn't seem fresh. I guess you have to go during the busy part of the day in order to get warm food.

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2 Thank hcasas928

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9458
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Junction City
  • Phone Number: +1 785-762-1882

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