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1433 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875-1631
+1 517-647-8888
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Jackson
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Not high-end oriental menu, but delicious and inexpensive buffet. Everything was available in small, readily refilled portions, so we trusted it to be fresh (and it was!). Selection of ice cream flavors and beautiful small cakes for dessert.

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Thank Michiganmom_49203
Lansing, Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Typical chinese buffet options. Nice family of owners/workers. Easy access to the expressway. Plenty of parking. Clean restrooms.

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Thank deborah s
Portland, MI
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice Chinese restaurant. Very nice Chinese buffet or take out. Has a great selection. Nice little dessert bar too

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Thank Carol A
Michigan
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

While most Chinese buffets offer a similar array of choices, China Star does it very well. The restaurant is always clean and neat. The staff is always friendly---the regulars often get hugs from the owners. The price is great, and so is the food!

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Thank Harveleah
Southfield, Michigan
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186 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Passing through the area, we stopped here on a Friday at about 12 noon. They advertise a lunch buffet for Monday, Wednesday and Friday. $7.99 and well worth it. They offer fewer overall selections than some other Chinese buffets, but the food is hot, fresh and of excellent quality. The bourbon chicken is lightly deepfried with excellent flavor! The soup... More 

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Thank HTOTMO
Fowlerville, Michigan
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Like others have said, this business is now called New China Buffet. I really enjoyed all of the items I had (and I am a Crab Rangoon freak!) . All of the items were hot and fresh and very tasty! I went on a Friday night and they were very busy in the dining room and also take out. I... More 

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Thank j2donk
Portland, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

They have a good buffet here and keep it fresh and hot...rare for a buffet. Good menu for ordering also,and it always is worth the wait.

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Thank bobham
Portland, United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

I have had much better Chinese food. Its a tiny buffet and they have menus, but the menu is not much. Basically, all they have is the buffet and its not that good.

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Thank Lyndsey B
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2014

I would rather have good Chinese food than a mediocre Chinese buffet. This was very good Chinese food served buffet style, and anything but mediocre. This is not the largest buffet, but definitely one of the best I have tried. Everything was fresh and delicious. Chinese buffets often have bland food that tends to be dried out and lifeless. The... More 

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Thank Mike M
Portland, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2013

The food was great! They did a nice job with the remodel!! Prices are decent and I like that they deliver!

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Thank hadleyandrandy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1433 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ionia County  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 517-647-8888

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