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Royal Buffet

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1375 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-2012
+1 732-275-1445
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New Jersey
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184 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Both Royal Buffet and the Hao Sushi Buffet (which replaced them) are both out of business. They had great food, decent prices, but for some reason, could not survive. Must have been due to the rent prices for such a massive location. It's a shame. Will miss them both.

2 Thank crazyhorse30
New Jersey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

When they reopened just about a year ago they changed it from Chinese to Japanese & every seemed to be pretty good, & clean, but we went again yesterday for dinner & we were little disappointed that they cut back on many food items, & the meats, were not hot. Not sure if we will return.

Thank silkstockings226
Middletown, New Jersey
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This location has closed. There is another buffet there, but I don't know the name of it. I think they also might have sushi.

Thank Dennis R
Annandale, New Jersey
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

When they first opened they were better years ago. Still not bad but it seems the selection has not been a good. I am not so big on quantity, but on quality. Not a bad buffet if that is the desire.

Thank 4Satisfaction
Middletown, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Great selection. Been enjoying their food for many years. However, the last time we drove up to find out they had closed earlier this year. Very disappointed.

1 Thank 09mary22
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

A bigger selection than most, and at dinnertime, they offer a fresh Sushi Bar and to-order grill that includes teriyaki sirloin and standing rib. (prime rib). Sodas are extra, but hot tea is included. Our go-to spot après-sea. Not bad for casual business luncheons.

2 Thank ChuckDouglas
Middletown, New Jersey
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

My family and I really enjoy the Royal Buffet. There is always something for every member of our family to enjoy. The food is fresh and the restaurant is always clean. There is a large variety of food to choose from including Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, and American. My kids love to serve themselves ice cream cones from the self serve... More 

2 Thank TerriM800
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2013

I love this restaurant for choices. I start with a few pieces of the freshly prepared Sushi I then go back and get a little bit of anything Shrimp, sometimes twice. If I want a salad the choices are plentiful, as are the desserts. Salads, pizza and the standard Chinese cuisine as well as chef's specials. A dessert bar cakes,... More 

2 Thank marsjersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013 via mobile

The food there is always great, and we go there so often that when it was just four of us instead of five, they brought out five glasses of water because they were used to us being five people.

1 Thank Darth Ping U
Middletown, NJ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I've paid as much as $35 for a buffet and the food at the Royal Buffet for about $16 is just as good. Great seafood, sushi, and a very wide variety of Chinese dishes and fruit. Dessert is somewhat limited (although they have a lot of fruit), but by the time you are finished with all the other food, you'll... More 

3 Thank Richard K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-2012
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-275-1445

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