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Dao Japanese Buffet

1153 Malabar Rd NE, NE Unit # 18, Palm Bay, FL 32907-3264
+1 321-729-6888
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (80 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
“lobster” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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1153 Malabar Rd NE, NE Unit # 18, Palm Bay, FL 32907-3264
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have never seen a sushi bar with so many choices. And if you don't get enough sushi, there's an ample Chinese buffet as well with all the classic favorites. I've been here several times for lunch, and I will go out of my way...More

Thank Vicky K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best oriental we've eaten at. The food is fresh and they have a large variety to select from. They only put out small portions at a time so the food doesn't get old or stale. The Sushi is made at the counter...More

Thank AFshirt
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The sushi looked good but that was it. The server was so busy on her phone that she never even refilled my water. The hot items were sparse and dried out. Very disappointing The grilled thin sliced steak from the habachi station was too tough...More

Thank mangia24
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great sushi, made fresh as needed--love the extra spicy tuna rolls they make especially for me!! Been there enough that the sushi chefs know me! If you don't like sushi there is hot food as well and a wok station. Small place and very friendly.

Thank JulieL1472
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I have never been to a place where the guy who makes the sushi has a HUGE chip on his shoulders, does not want to make anything you request & has on many occasions said he hates Americans..trust me, he makes that very apparent..I have...More

Thank kerrystanley67
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This was first time here and a coupon lured us there. The sushi is excellent, but if you are looking for all the extras that you find on other buffets, it's not here. Soooo, if you are a sushi eater, you have found your home....More

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The staff is very friendly, fresh sushie made in small batches. I like that they put out smaller portions so food is fresher, the coconut shrimp is the best I've ever had. Overall my favorite buffet in the area.

Thank Piper C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very fresh and good food all around. Crab legs, oysters, hibachi, sushi made to order included. Excellent price. Great staff.

Thank Ginapage
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Friends of mine drive from other parts of the county just to eat here so I had to try it. Ohhhh Mmmm Geeee the food is fresh and tasty and so many kinds of Chinese to try ! There is also some American food on...More

Thank soccergirl31
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We've been going here for dinner off and on for years and always enjoyed our meal very much, however on our first visit at lunch time we were rather disappointed. Everything tasted rather bland, without much flavor. Our waitress was very nice and quickly took...More

Thank Phyllis M
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7 December 2016|
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Response from Carl H | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $13.95 and it is well worth it!
12 October 2016|
Response from Joyce G | Reviewed this property |
Friday, Saturday and Sunday after 4 pm..the lobster is cut up into pieces and left in shell on the buffet..you do not get a whole lobster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1153 Malabar Rd NE, NE Unit # 18, Palm Bay, FL 32907-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Palm Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 321-729-6888
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