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101 Lake Street, Saint Albans, VT 05478
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11:00 - 21:00
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Saint Albans, Vermont
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They would be great if they ever had hot food. We always have to ask for fresh/hot food. I could see if we weren't paying for it. Why should we have to ask for Hot food everytime we go in. So now we found a Chinese rest. Around corner, they don't have buffet but their food is to die! The... More 

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Thank heidilee2017
Swanton, Vermont
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124 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great old building that used to be associated with the railroad, spacious, with caring owners front and center. Not the largest selection compared to other options, but definitely the best quality. If you like Chinese buffets, this is a great choice.

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Thank rgehring
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We went to this place various times as sometimes we're tired of a farm work and need something ready. Apparently everything seems good and nice, but if you go more than once, you'll find out only cons. They let you pay almost 25 bucks for 2 people and you can get what you want, but I personally don't eat a... More 

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Thank Laura M
Concord, New Hampshire
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I have eaten here a few times while traveling in the area- the price is reasonable and I have always had good service. I generally eat the same thing- garlic green beans, take the mushrooms from the chicken dish, take the broccoli from the other dish and try to wrangle up any other veggies I can find. A couple of... More 

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mystic,quebec
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69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This was the worst Chinese buffet we've ever been to. First, we had to wait about 25 minutes for a table, which we thought was because the food must be really good but it turns out it was because the seat people in the order they arrive. There was a group of 8 they didn't have a table for so... More 

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Thank monicajay
La Prairie, Canada
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102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We went there with a group of 40 people for which we had made reservation on a saturday night. Lots of tasty food with excellent variety. Very low price and wuick service.

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Thank Georges D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The food is the same everytime you go. Somethings are ok some others are not very good, just kinda slopped on the buffet. I have given up after the last time, the cashier can be rude if you catch her on a bad day. The rest of the service is good, plates cleared, glasses filled, but the food? Cheap but... More 

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Thank Mindful P
northern VT
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Classic "all you can eat" Chinese buffet. Unless you snag a dish when first transferred from wok to steam table - it all tastes the same... Sure there's shrimp - if you like brine shrimps less than an inch long. If you like chocolate pudding - that's an option. The place is identical with China Wok. All you can eat... More 

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Thank NorthernVT
Saint Albans, Vermont
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Lucky Buffet has a nice assortment of foods, along with a chief who can stir fry your request. There is plenty of American food, ham, chicken, fish, and lots of veggies! Lots of appetitzees, along with a great selection of desserts! Very reasonably priced!!

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Thank debvt
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The food is a typical oriental buffet , it is flavorful, not terribly fresh but the neat thing is the Grill. You can choose your protein (fish, beef, chicken, pork or tofu) then add fresh vegetables and they will cook it for you. All for the price of the buffet. It is a good deal and nice family atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, American, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lake Street, Saint Albans, VT 05478
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Saint Albans

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