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320 E Mount Vernon Blvd, Mount Vernon, MO 65712-2024
+1 417-466-2355
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Springdale, Arkansas
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I don't believe in dining and dashing but after coming here I was very very tempted!. When I first walked in I noticed that it was smelly and dirty. The bathrooms were covered in mysterious liquid and wrappers. All of the empty tables had trash a dishes all over them. The buffet was clean for the most part but I... More 

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Mount Vernon, Missouri
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had heard rave reviews of this place, so took my daughter. We arrived at about 5:00 p.m. 1/4 of buffet was empty and they did not hurry to fill it. they had one chicken for both cashew chicken and sweet and sour chicken. The chicken was horribly dry and tasted horrible. I then cut my mouth on two small... More 

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MO Ozarks
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've tried the buffet and also ordered off the menu. The food off the buffet seems cheap. To me, the food isn't quality. It's disappointing to me every time, and then I wonder why I go back. The only redeeming factor is the cashew and sweet and sour chicken which is good.

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Ash Grove, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You either like the food, or hate it! I like it. The choice is buffet, or order from the menu. The menu offers a wide selection. The buffet like wise with a dessert and salad bar. Also offers a limited choice of sushi, pre-made, on the buffet bar, no raw product ingredients. I have always enjoyed eating here! Also offers... More 

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Ottawa, Illinois
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203 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a horrible place. We should have turned around and left when we saw all the flies around the buffet in the restaurant. But we were tired and needed a break and unfortunately we were hungry. There was an average number of selections but several of the serving trays were empty. We spent a lot of time picking over... More 

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Thank blackfootcamp
1 review
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This little old lady started this restaurant about 30 years ago. She know how to cook Chinese. I miss her Cashew chicken so bad. I wish I could get some mailed to me. I have never eaten at any other Chinese food place that has her flavors. If you are ever in Mount Vernon Missouri you have to stop and... More 

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Thank Ray T
Walden, Tenn
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374 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is a pretty routine low priced Chinese buffet. A decent selection of food that was edible but certainly not memorable. The price is right, the restaurant is reasonably clean and the service was decent. If you are in the mood for something other than a chain and want a buffet, you could do worse.

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Thank civilwarguy
Joplin
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We stopped for the buffet here. The hot food was cold and everything fried tasted like they had used old oil. Had an odd taste. A couple of older ladies sat at the table next to us and ordered cashew chicken. When they asked for more sauce for their meal they were told they would have to pay extra. Will... More 

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Thank Susan J
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Every time I drive through, I stop and get a sweet and sour drive through special. It is always delicious. The sauce does not taste like any other sweet and sour sauce I had ever had. Not sure what everyone else is ordering, but that one thing is consistently done right.

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Thank PapaTaytay
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Potatoes were hard. Nothing was filled. Food was miss labeled. One food sign said fried broccoli when I got to table it was fried mushrooms. Will not ever go back. Would not recommend it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 E Mount Vernon Blvd, Mount Vernon, MO 65712-2024
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 417-466-2355

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