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Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant

4120 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311-3533
+1 515-279-4711
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible23%
16 Sep 2017
“Bad , bad, bad Chinese buffet, no service, waste of time and money”
4 Nov 2016
“Best Chinese Food ”
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Chinese, Asian
4120 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311-3533
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went to HK for dinner buffet on a week day evening. We arrived about 7:30 pm. Restaurant was quiet only one customer was in the dinning room. We paid for our buffet, at HK you pay before you eat. Steam table was pretty much picked...More

Thank Travelprn
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered from this restaurant based on a recommendation by the front desk manager at our hotel. Oh my goodness! Our order was delivered promptly to our hotel room and it was DELICIOUS!!! Who knew you could get amazing Chinese food in Des Moines Iowa?...More

Thank Boysens
Reviewed 10 October 2016

You can get the buffet, or have them make a dish from the fairly extensive menu while you wait. Cantonese, Hunan, Szeuwan, etc. style. The buffet is a bit small, but the items are good and the price is very low. We go there about...More

Thank seacorp
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The boys were playing with their Legos as usual. The buffet was fresh and stocked I am full however the barbecued chicken was not a do over tonight! Still it is nice to be recognized when you walk in and get fresh crab rangoon.

Reviewed 21 January 2016

If you want a NYC experience of an original style Chinese restaurant than this is it. Not one of the fancy commercial buffets. The food is excellent. When you go, make sure it is very close to noon. All the food is fresh. Or wait...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 15 October 2015

It's ok. Nothing special except the rose chicken when it is available. The buffet is HUGE and the people are kind.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We eat lunch here occasionally when we're in a hurry and in the mood for Chinese food. The lunch buffet is very reasonably priced and includes drink. The selection isn't huge, but we can always find several dishes that we want and they always taste...More

1  Thank empressoftheuniverse
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Buffet style. Flavor generally good. Food often dry. Many selections. Kids usually love it. Lacks ambience.

Thank lafcom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Not sure if this is a real restaurant or a joke, but we stopped in here for dinner on our way to a show at the Civic Center. Five hungry people, all who love Chinese food and not one of us enjoyed the "food" we...More

Thank Lauralovesvacation
Reviewed 26 May 2013

dirty, dark, smelly, weird. i was afraid to eat the food and once I did I wish I hadn't. paid $7.25 for beef with broccoli - received oilly smelly fatty dish of dog meat with 2 days old recycled broccoli floating in fat .. taste...More

3  Thank Alex S
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4120 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311-3533
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-279-4711
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