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Garden Buffet

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651 N Business Ih 35, New Braunfels, TX 78130-7873
+1 830-626-9888
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Canyon Lake, Texas
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to this Asian buffet in a few years. I can recall initially the food was very good, fresh and piping hot. The service originally was not great and that has improved dramatically recently. The restaurant itself is very clean and the Oriental decor is fun to look at. There are a number of hot tables with... More 

Thank Ninevin
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fabulous buffet. Everything you could ever want or desire! Great service--Great food! Nice selection of chinese food from appetizers and soups to a sushi bar and mongolian barbeque bar where you select all the ingredients in your dish and they prepare it in front of you. Great for families, lots of room and good, quick service.

Thank CharlieZ1952
Gonzales, Texas
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch It was my teen sons pick. Typical Chinese buffet food. Good selection of dishes. Food was tasty. Value for money ok. Service could be better

Thank TexasNurseMom35
New Braunfels, Texas
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128 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

The motto of this place should be "Nothing so bad you'll spit it out." If that's good enough for you, go ahead. There are actually a few things on the buffet that are OK. The hot and sour soup is passable, the pan fried dumplings are frozen, but ok if they haven't been sitting too long. The ribs are OK,... More 

2 Thank rhetoricaltool
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We can here for dinner and we were surprised that is not just Asian food, they have food from other parts of the world. The deserts are incredible looking and taste amazing. The salad bar had exotic fruit very yummy... We love this place we would come back again and again... Sorry again we would come back. Everyone should try... More 

Thank Jesus Toro M
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I visited this joint for Sunday lunch. The pepper steak was ICE COLD. I requested a medium rare steak and received a severely overcooked piece of shoe leather. Upon mentioning this to Mgt. they discounted my meal by $1 which as senior I would have received anyway. Go out of your way to NOT patronize this place.

Thank Don N
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Clean and fresh! Bathrooms clean, food delicious and fresh! We arrived at 2pm and were afraid of getting the later end of the buffet...but no, it was delicious and fresh! Beautiful presentation, 6 large tables of assorted foods and appetizers and deserts! If you leave here hungry, shame on you! Great deal for modest price!

Thank julie v
Ponder, Texas
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

The buffet contained the typical Chinese buffet fare, but there was more to offer in terms of meats (BBQ ribs) and vegetables than usual. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, and average price. (Be sure to ask for Senior discount if it applies!)

Thank Joan H
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318 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Very nice Chinese buffet in New Braunfels. Lots of food choices served all day. Reasonable lunch and dinner prices. Sushi and Mongolian BBQ available as well. If you are a big eater, this is the place for you. Very attentive staff eager to please their customers. Located in shopping center with lots of convenient parking. Recommended for families as well... More 

Thank Daryl H
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

Very clean restaurant and toilet facilities which is rare for an Oriental buffet, Constant stream of fresh food, Friendly & attentive staff, Good value for the money.

Thank Jerry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 651 N Business Ih 35, New Braunfels, TX 78130-7873
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-626-9888
Chinese buffet restaurant over 150 items daily, serving Chinese cuisine,Japanese Sushi,Mongolian Stir-Fry, American and Mexican.

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