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China Inn Buffet

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2829 Covington Pike, Memphis, TN 38128-6005
+1 901-383-8211
11:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I love how they have a variety of food where you can choose what ever you would like! Also they are very nice to serve you and at a very good price.

Thank Jenny C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Ok, we went mid week, after 5pm, place had a few other people. We were seated at a booth that had not been cleaned, table had standing water on it. Server never sipped the table, I had to do it. The food was poorly kept, not much in selection choices and sure seemed like it's a SYSCO frozen food place!... More 

Thank JimmyP5
Winnenden, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

It is named "Chinese Buffet" but in our opinion this is NOT a Chinese restaurant. All the food is A merican style or something else. Also the taste of - for example - beef with broccoli had nothing to do with any Chinese style or taste. Spaghetti was not bad, but we didn't expect Italian food. And just to write... More 

Thank magicaltommy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this place for lunch or early dinner. It has excellent good southern cooking and a nice variety of Chinese options. Due to the crime ridden area, I would not go after dark or alone.

1 Thank cojulieg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

Never had a problem with the food just the waitress and the service I go every year for my b-day good gifts

1 Thank Pebble G
Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

I would like to share with you my experience with China Inn Buffet. The owners are very cheap in their selection of food. Most people would welcome a change on menu. From Turnips to Collards or Mustards Greens! We would welcome the real catfish fillets versus the swai fish that is passed on as fish! We would welcome some real... More 

1 Thank Mahlon B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

We had the displeasure of visiting this place tonight. I won't write dining, because they would imply the place had edible food and they didn't. I cannot remember the last time I ate such completely hideous food. And when I say hideous I am not kidding. It was so bad that I started taking photos of the place because I... More 

2 Thank Jetadventureguru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Every time I go to Memphis I have to stop and eat there. They have a mixer of Chines and American Southern food there that just makes your mouth water for more.

Thank Streater
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

My wife and I visited china inn for dinner and it was very nice the time we entered the door a young lady asked us if we would like to dine in or carry out we said dine in and she seated us on the west side of the restaurant and it was a nice view of the outside with... More 

2 Thank Willie W
Memphis, Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

I don't know if it had something to do with anxiety or what , but this food nearly killed me. I was eating here last month , around early July with my dad & brothers.I simply had a plate of Mac n cheese , Broccoli , and Fries.I also had a beverage of Mountain Dew , but I noticed the... More 

3 Thank Heller2013

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Covington Pike, Memphis, TN 38128-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-383-8211

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