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Happy Buffet

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25345 Lankford Hwy, Rt 13, Onley, VA 23418-2822
+1 757-789-3888
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Tasley, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Food is just ok it is mostly hot and normally seems fresh . You are seated quickly here , asked what you would like to drink and you go get your food . Place is not the cleanest place but for as many people come and go here it is about average just do not try to look out the... More 

Thank freddiejay78
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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210 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

During a long drive, you want you time off the road to be efficient. This is the place. You are seated quickly, then fill your plate and you begin. Traditional Chinese buffet offerings, with individual ice creams for dessert. My kids (9,11,14,&15) loved the individual ice creams and likely ate 2 each. They also offer sherbets. Bathrooms are in the... More 

Thank KMc4528
Onancock, Virginia
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious... Gracious servings..fast service.and the best egg rolls I've ever had! Will have to try buffet next time!

Thank 750tarab
Eastern Shore
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is an all you can eat buffet, food is always steaming hot and much more fresh than a lot of buffets i seen.

Thank EasternShoreJoSea
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156 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

VERY GOOD food on the buffet but because it is mainly a buffet place tip auto added in bill so waitstaff already getting paid and I guess reason they give such poor service which in long run will put them out of business which is a shame

1 Thank 94terrilynnr
Leesburg, Virginia
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We were looking for a "different" place to stop for lunch on Rt 13 and tried the Happy Buffet. It was well worth it. This is an extensive buffet with a wide range of Asian and American food. The Mongolian Grill is there for a personalized grill plate and soups are very good, Even the desert choices are more than... More 

1 Thank novaroadtraveler
Onley, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I am fairly picky, do not eat seafood of any kind... I can always find many things to eat at Happy Buffet. My husband also enjoys the food - he LOVES all the seafood they have.

1 Thank Laura B
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Yuck is all i got. The buffet tables were not hot at all. Luke warm food. I was scared to eat it due to the possibility of bacteria. I went to the grill and told them i was allergic to seafood and i watched the chef cook my food after he cooked seafood . He used the same tools and... More 

2 Thank Vycki M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited for the first time, great addition to the eSVA, loved the fried shrimp and fried rice will be back!

1 Thank Elismom2
Parksley, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Every time I've eaten here I've ended up with a sick stomach. There is always flies everywhere, the food is not kept at a good temp, tables, buffet tables, chairs are sticky and greasy.....don't even get me started on the restrooms...yuck!

3 Thank Jennifer H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25345 Lankford Hwy, Rt 13, Onley, VA 23418-2822
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onley
  • Phone Number: +1 757-789-3888

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