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Sunny China Buffet

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1703 Philo Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-6013
+1 217-367-8883
11:00 - 21:00
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Urbana, Illinois
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

There are not too many buffets in Urbana, probably just two. This one is ok. It typically serves multiple various shrimp dishes. If you are a fan for shrimps, it might be a good fit for you.

Thank Liwen C
Jacksonville, Illinois
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121 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The buffet is now reopened. There is a nice variety of choices and desserts. The dessert selection is good. Food is prepared fresh, hot and tasty. If you looking for a new place to try this would work.

Thank cyclonesdan
Champaign, Illinois
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were so hungry and wanted Chinese food but wanted something different than our usual, so we decided to try the buffet up the road. Everything tasted so good and there was a good variety. But afterward... my company almost didn't make it the 5 minutes home to get to the toilet. It hit me about an hour later and... More 

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Jacksonville, Illinois
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121 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The place is now closed. No word on why but completely out of business! Another one bites the dust. It was a family operated business and did a good jpb

Thank cyclonesdan
Urbana, Illinois
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

If you like a buffet, this is for you. Very consistent, good quality food. Some "regular American" food for kids and those in the party who don't like stir-fries. The good thing about this place is that it doesn't try to do too much. There are three medium size serving ares, which means it's not too overwhelming for the staff... More 

Thank Cello12345
Homer, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Sunny China Buffet is one of my most favorite Chinese food places to eat. It's a quaint little buffet with every item being superb!

Thank Vicki W
Champaign, Illinois
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

A small sit down place to eat after 11 AM. Great selection for such a small place but very good service and food.

Thank jwhoyt1
Burlington, Vermont
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I'm not sure how anyone had bad service... the staff were great when I was there on a Friday. I ordered hot tea and went to the buffet. Okay so there were a lot of mediocre things I expected, but some great finds too. Worst bites: Lo Mein - it was really bland and I had to add soy sauce... More 

Thank DarkSideHasCookies
Yuma, Arizona
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Not the best Chinese buffet I've ever eaten at. It's okay. It's small. They have a nice assortment for the size of the place, but there's not a whole lot of flavor in what they offer.

Thank deddragoninn
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Soup is good nice dishes on the buffet salad bar. Nice for a quick dinner with friends before going to a movie

Thank happywhalewatcher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1703 Philo Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-6013
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-367-8883

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?