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3909 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3817
+1 865-428-6688
11:00 - 22:00
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

China 1 has a buffet bar in it. The best time to go is when it opens and the food is fresh.It does have a pretty good selection, wish it had more fruit selections.

Thank jsubs2016
Knoxville, Tennessee
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

In a pinch when everything else is busy or you don't want to fight the crowds, eat here. It's not the greatest, but is relatively inexpensive and the staff is very friendly.

Thank joshlawn
Newport, Tennessee
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156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This was an unplanned lunch stop, the strip was packed bumper to bumper and we where headed for a steak place up the road but as it was already 2 pm and we were starved..this had to do. Its a dive dark a bit run down but everything seems clean. Food was ok hot and they had a fair selection... More 

Thank surfgermany
Decatur, Illinois
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223 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were looking for something we hadn't already had and decided to give the China 1 buffet a shot. Generally this is not something I try when I'm not at home, but this was a nice buffet.

1 Thank GeraldH35883
Sevierville, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The food is cold (and they are NOT the only buffet on the strip) and probably no better if served hot. In addition, they do not honor their own current coupons. They have another location and even though the coupon clearly shows the Pigeon Forge location, they started screaming at us that it was for the other China 1.

Thank gofuzz
Kure Beach, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very bland. Hot and sour soup was ok. Service was good, in fact too fast. No alcohol. The vegetables in the entree were crisp just not a lot of flavor.

Thank Harcoosto
Miami Beach, Florida
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379 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Not exactly the best Chinese food we've had but the buffet did have a variety of items to choose from and the restaurant itself seemed clean and the decor was nice. Best part- it was super inexpensive for the area. So though the food was average being inexpensive it's a good option for a quick meal and for families who... More 

Thank ARodriguezP
Clearwater, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We haven't been back to Pigeon Forge in two years, but upon returning this year we were wondering if China ! was still there and if it would be as good as before, Well, it was and it is. I know they have a buffet but we are not into that. We instead order from the menu and take it... More 

Thank Sheldon S
Greenville, South Carolina
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The lunch Buffett is one of the best around! Very good food at a reasonable price!! The atmosphere is very pleasant and the staff is friendly and helpful!!

Thank scottdO5224YI
North Beach, Maryland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were looking for a Chinese food buffet while in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and came upon China 1 near Dollywood. Decided to have lunch there. We were not disappointed! The food was very good, the restaurant was very clean and nice, and the price of $6.99 for lunch couldn't be beat. If you are looking for good Chinese food at... More 

Thank Linda K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3909 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-428-6688
This restaurant is fairly new(3 months)and the website I listed above is the only place I found it online

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?