We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
8217 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1044
+1 253-531-8888
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent4%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible13%
15 Sep 2017
“You'll need exercise after eating here, or at least a penance”
14 Aug 2017
“Lots of Choices”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
8217 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1044
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (22)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2017

There are lots of choices in this old Tacoma standby, since such dining dens were called smorgasbords. Abundance of food is a good thing, but I'd appreciate a smaller selection in favor of notching up some of the choices a bit. But the greatest power...More

Thank Serni253
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I really liked this place. we went with a large group and they easily seated us with no reservation on a Sunday. The variety and number of dishes on the buffet is mind boggling, and tasty, too. There are a lot of dishes that I...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The food was only luke warm, the sweet and sour chicken was tough, no peanut chicken, some food rewarmed making it tough to chew, some of the food had labels hard to read My wife says even if you're desperate go elsewhere.

Thank hondas963
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Are dinner tonight was not very happy not sure what has happened here but lousy my wife my 13 year old son and me was 57.00 for a lousy buffet.a

Thank lazyhut1
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Dry sweet and sour chicken, vegetables overcooked and very poor quality food...only one choice of salad dressing...so glad we don't live near here to experience this again. Sad, because there were several cars outside, so we thought it would be good food...were we wrong!

Thank iteach043
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Tryed charging me for a drink to make more money. Then I got up to go to bathroom, came back and table was cleared but not cleaned. Waitress seen me, cleaned table an gave me a soda instead of water. The owner who tried charging...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Right next to hotel we were staying in. The building is a little dated but the food was superb! great service too from the wait staff!

Thank Bridget K
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Typical Chinese buffet. Fairly good variety. It's hit and miss As to quality. Most of the time it is friendly. Service is a little iffy. But you can get as much as you want to eat.

Thank Cbkye2
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Went during peak dinner hours and everything was fresh and delicious. Complete buffet with lots of seafood, sushi, traditional Chinese food choices, soups, fresh stir-fry area, fresh fruit and lots of desserts. We all enjoyed our meal. Best place to eat if you are staying...More

Thank Alesha H
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Must have changed owners food was different over done tea was like water fruit not fresh some choices several hours old never again will we eat here until new owners are in place .... The owner followed us around like we were stealing something. Never...More

Thank Patrick d
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 hotels in Tacoma
Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma-Mall
693 reviews
.05 km away
Holiday Inn Tacoma Mall
464 reviews
.21 km away
Holiday Inn Express Tacoma
145 reviews
.32 km away
Comfort Inn Tacoma - Seattle
150 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Restaurants
dennys parkland Washington 98444
18 reviews
.39 km away
Elmer's Restaurant - Tacoma
131 reviews
.91 km away
Famous Dave's
101 reviews
1.17 km away
Olive Garden
111 reviews
1.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Discover Nature, LLC
183 reviews
2.81 km away
AMC Loews Lakewood Towne Center 12
103 reviews
4.51 km away
Olympus Spa
28 reviews
1.72 km away
Lakewood Playhouse
12 reviews
4.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Great Wall Chinese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8217 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1044
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-531-8888
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing