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Rte 11, Shamokin Dam, PA
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Medina,Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Recommended by my hotel in Lewisburg, turned into more than a "few miles", but worth the trip. The place is huge and so is the selection. Buffet quality was good, not fantastic, price was great, it'll definitely fill you up. Would do it again.

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Thank bit57
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I’ve eaten here several times in the past months as I’ve passed through Shamokin Dam, but I’m not exactly sure why. Except for the fact that you can eat all you want, there really isn’t anything exceptional about this restaurant. The Americanized Chinese food is average at best. I have not had a single Chinese item that was exceptional, and... More 

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Thank Tim M
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I am not someone that cares for Chinese. I did however enjoy dinner here recently. There was a large selection of choices. Everything I tried was good and I tried alot of new things . Everything looked good and was well presented. Service was good. I would go here again

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Thank Joy K
Catawissa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

We regularly travel 40 minutes for lunch here. There are american and chinese dishes on the buffet, great for someone who doesnt want chinese food. They have the largest selection around. Yes its probably "american chinese" food but this isnt the big city and its the best around. And this is the only chinese restaurant Ive eaten at that hasnt... More 

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Thank Angela S
BEAVERTOWN
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is the largest buffet in the area. Lots of choices, including some American food items. I like the liver and onions, sweet and sour chicken, and the large salad offering. Lunch is very reasonable, dinner more costly. Stay away on holidays - the price jumps way up!

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Thank BERGERSON C
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

there is not much to say about a buffet the food was average to good food you serve your self and there was plenty to eat I would eat there again there was a few things I really liked the people are nice and the price was great.

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Thank V9651CZtimw
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

The Asians that run this dump leave the back door to the kitchen wide open in the summer. I counted 42 flies on the wall next to me. I vomited the majority of my general Tsos into a 325 lb woman's rancid hairy neck.

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1 Thank Charlezingalls
Enola, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Into thininking this place is a Chinese restaurant! The Honey Chicken is lacking honey, the meat was bland..from the garlic chicken to the pepper streak. Greg R is on spot..but he fails to mention how horrible the food is. So glad I don't live in the area..but did notice on tripad there is a Chinese place in Shamokin... Don't order... More 

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1 Thank Marian R
Selinsgrove, PA
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

This restaurant can accommodate many people. Often bus trips will stop her. The food is good and the service is fast. There are many choices which include soups, sushi, chicken, pasta. There is a made to order Hibachi chef/grill. Atmosphere can be a little loud sometimes. The homemade donuts are great.

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1 Thank Seagirl80
Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

Food is great, nice assortment. Good price for a buffet. Clean an appealing. Well worth checking out.

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Thank Lyda M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 11, Shamokin Dam, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shamokin Dam

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