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China Star Restaurant

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3601 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1648
+1 325-677-2000
11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed the food here. I've only visited a handful of times but I'll definitely come again.

Thank Perkins W
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

the work group wanted to go eat together at a comfortable but yet not to expensive establishment, Chinese food came to mind and we decided on China Star because of the buffet

Thank richard d
South Windsor, Connecticut
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

As an out of town visitor I was traveling through the neighborhood and after 9PM on Saturday night the parking lot was still loaded with cars and they were still coming in one after another, so I figured that this must be a great place to eat, otherwise people wouldn't be swarming to the place so late at night. I... More 

1 Thank TravellinTex1
College Station, Texas
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The only place I wanted to eat at if we were just going through town was China Star. I went there a few years ago & was surprised that the food wasn't as good as I remembered. I went back this past week & was seriously disappointed. I literally had to go to the bathroom to spit something out it... More 

1 Thank Weazy123
Abilene, Texas
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Lunch hour is here. I'd like something healthy, good, and even though not as fast as fast food- fast enough for me to make my 1:30 pm appointment and have 15 minutes to look over my presentation. Dinner is here and the movie we want to see is in an hour and 10 minutes away. We'll be well fed and... More 

1 Thank 868donf
Tuscola, Texas, United States
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

For over20 years , This is one of my favorite places to dine in Abilene. I'm not much on buffets but this one is by far the best. Never disappoints!!

1 Thank Justin C
Abilene, Texas
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This used to be the #1 Chinese Buffett, Asian Cuisine as well as overall Buffett in Abilene, TX. My how things have changed. Their price for lunch is now almost $9.00. Dinner? Pushing $15. Over the past year or so - since they have real competition and have lost customers - instead of trying to up their game they have... More 

2 Thank J D
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to find this Oasis of a Chinese Buffet in Abilene. The food was very fresh. There was a large variety of chicken, pork, beef, seafood and noodle dishes. One of the best Chinese buffets that I had the joy of eating at. The Hot and Sour Soup was superb and one of the best I've ever... More 

1 Thank Becky D
San Antonio, Texas
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

I have heard mixed reviews about China Star, but as of right now (I've eaten there twice) I have had good experiences both times. Highly recommended!

1 Thank outoftown17
Abilene, Texas
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Seriously I bet they go through 50lbs a day! It's a buffet. Oh say more? Ok well it's all you can eat? It's relatively cheap? Ya get what ya pay for.

Thank 889asha

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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, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3601 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1648
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-677-2000

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