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Joy Luck Buffet

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8030 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2818
+1 314-645-9982
11:00 - 21:00
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Kentucky, United States
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd time we've been when visiting St. Louis. Food was ok for a Chinese buffet. If you get a chance I would order from the menu as the food is freshly prepared to order.

Thank Vi T
Thayer, Missouri
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I talked my husband into going to Joy Luck because I'm my first visit a few years ago it was outstanding. I was so excited to revisit and unfortunately that was not to be the case this time around. The dining room was full of patrons and we were seated quickly and went to the buffet to begin our dining... More 

1 Thank Beverly R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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128 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed this place. Very nice, clean, and there is plenty of food to choose from. What I didnt really like is that the owner was standing at attention like a marine. He looked around glaring at people and stood over them until they left the buffet area so he could clean immediately. I think he... More 

Thank Jason0013
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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204 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Saturday Lunch buffet was only 7.49 and hot tea was only 1.49. For the price this place is fine. They have hibachi stir fry (no rice noodle), and a very basic sushi. Many options and the place was absolutely packed with large groups. Overall very filling but nothing stands out as phenomenal although the dumplings and the teriyaki baked chicken... More 

Thank daenergymon
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Modest price. Acceptable food. Not exceptional but will go back. Decent price. Wide selection. Not much else to say about it.

Thank Roberta H
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on way thru town. Saw online rating as top 9 Chinese in St. Louis Popular place. Family friendly . Clean dining and buffet area (bathroom not so clean) Food . Wide selection. Seaweed was ok. Little heavy on the fried items. Egg roll was a little soggy. Coconut shrimp were great ! As buffets go very good. Service.... More 

Thank larry c
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here for a late lunch. It was our second time and we were pretty satisfied as our first visit. The foods were well made and good selections. We will try foods from menu next time. Highly recommended for family.

Thank YHfromSTL
Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Make sure you do the grill... even though the grill guy is hard to understand all he is asking is do you like it spicy!!

Thank whateverhappensnow
Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here three times in the past two months and the food has always been fresh and tastes great. The people there are friendly and very courteous. A nice selection of items on the buffet.

Thank Jer B
Dublin, Ohio
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here while traveling through Saint Louis and we were very satisfied. The food was very good and fresh. It is a buffet but they also offer made to order stir fry and sushi. The pricing was very reasonable and the staff was courteous. I would definitely recommend this place and would eat there again if ever in the... More 

1 Thank Tara614

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8030 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2818
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-645-9982

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