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Dragon China

2125 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6520
+1 575-887-1818
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good27%
  • Average32%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (17 reviews)
“egg drop soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
2125 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6520
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I stopped in for a bite about 3:30 pm. We had been traveling since 9 am heading back home to Texas. We got seated immediately, I went to the restroom and my brother went to get his food. They put us at...More

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The service was very good at the buffet. The food was also good as Chinese buffets go. It was always warm and items on the buffet were changed out often. It is a very popular place and was full of customers at lunch and dinner.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited with a group of 7 adults. Seated quickly with an attentive waitress. The food was good and pretty much what you expect at an Asian buffet. They had boiled crayfish which was a pleasant surprise. It was good food at a reasonable buffet...More

Thank EagleEngineer
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Decided to stop in for a hearty lunch after visiting the caverns. When we got there, was surprised how big it was.... and how full the parking lot. Good sign! Went in, nice display of food. Quick service, food was very fresh since the place...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Large buffet area. Food was fresh and plentiful Some of meat not best quality but is typical in Asian buffet. Was a good place to eat for not too much money.

Thank revrick33
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve been on vacation since 2/23 and didn’t want BBQ or Mexican so we decided to give this a go. The parking lot was full but we were seated right away. The food was replenished the whole time we were there. So yes there was...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I normally avoid these types of "Chinese" food where I tend to overeat and eat more food that is not necessarily good for me. We came on a Sunday night and the restaurant was very full. The buffet is much larger and way more variety...More

1  Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This was open on Christmas day so we couldn't ask for more. The place does not look inviting. It was a buffet with chicken in all different colors. I was very hesitant to eat greasy fried food. I read that it makes you sick. I...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place has one of the largest Chinese Buffet selections I've ever seen. Plus a darn good sushi selection, fresh made in front of you. Beef, chicken, lots of seafood, fried dishes, American dishes, and all of them pretty good. Their hot and sour soup...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Besides the furnishings and trappings the restaurant was one of only two choices. The food was mediocre at best. Yes, a huge variety, but I'm still not sure which item laid me low when I got back to the RV for the night. The water...More

Thank uphill69
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17 January 2017|
Response from buddymusic | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I just don't know about groups. Wish I could help.
6 May 2016|
Response from imdun | Reviewed this property |
No, reservations needed. I have only gotten the buffet once, usually just take out. Sorry. With that size of crowd, I would think they would take reservations. 575-887-1818 is their #.
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1 January 2015|
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Response from Fastmach B | Reviewed this property |
According to Yelp, they do. It says that they do not do deliveries, but they do have take out service. Their phone number is (575) 887-1818 and they are open from 10:30 am to 10 pm 7 days a week. I hope you have a great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2125 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6520
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-1818
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