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Chow Town Grill & Buffet

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
1668 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4904
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible34%
3 Nov 2016
“buffet craving”
26 Aug 2017
“Food good/interior not so much”
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
1668 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4904
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Food quality was what you would expect from an oriental buffet. Could use more sauces on some of the dishes. Variety was fair and could be much better if they would remove some of the American fare i.e. Pizza, baked potatos etc. price was fair....More

Thank stlskier2
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Rewrite wrote a good review for Chow Town in Mar 2015 What a difference a couple of years make! In my review I said don't mess with something that's good and change what was good! If you change management or cooks make it better not...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food and service has really gone down. No up keep in restaurant. When selection runs out the employees ignore. Very overpriced

Thank charper2016
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The servers are cheerful, though given that it is a buffet servers aren't much of the experience. They have just about anything you could possibly want on the buffet, but for my tastes, it was awful! The only "American" food I had was mac-n-cheese, and...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place has lots of variety. Every time I am in Hoover this is where I eat. They have cheap Chinese food and lots of other items. They will cook to order if you need it.

Thank SMASON827
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Food really isn't very bad. Carpet and overall appearance needs to be renewed. You can tell a herd of people have been through. Nothing to write home about and a bit pricey.

Thank charper2016
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I am a BIG fan of Chow Town - what an array of food for a reasonable price! You just don't know where to start! Let me say 1st iof all - weekday lunch buffet has mostly chicken entrees at a modest price. At night...More

Thank me2db
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Clean and well-stocked with a nice variety of fresh foods. The staff was courteous and attentive. Dinner hours are probably the best time to visit.

Thank andAwayIGo
Reviewed 27 March 2016

My squeeze and I had a 6:30 PM meeting at the Hoover Library so we decided we would eat close by for supper. We had never been to Chow Town but heard good things about the food. We were not disappointed. Greeted by a friendly...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 21 February 2016

When I first entered this very nice restaurant, I thought the price overall would be a bit too pricey for my purse. How sad, I assumed incorrectly. The aesthetic appeal speaks as if you will surely have a huge tab after experiencing the fantastic food...More

Thank Ann J
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4904
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
Just opened last week-end. Next to TJ Max & Home Goods American, Chinese, Sushi Bar.etc. Full choice buffet
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