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“Tired food of mediocre quality”
Review of Hibachi Grill

Hibachi Grill
Ranked #1,596 of 3,180 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

Sorry to report that although the wait staff were very pleasant and attentive, and the tables & layout bright and cheery, the food just isn't good. As other commentators have noted, they have an enormous choice of items; perhaps that's the problem! It might be better to stock fewer dishes, but to keep them piping hot, replenished and freshened. We tried the numerous variations on chicken - sesame, orange, Japanese, glazed, and so on - but they all tasted (and felt in the mouth) the same. The rice was crunchy because it had dried out, whereas the noodles were slimy and too soft. I could go on, but the problem was systemic, so what's the point? This place could have a bright future; they are nice people, and it's seems a clean facility. But unless you can compete with 1st class buffets like Joy Luck (Maplewood/Brentwood) that are continually re-filling, stirring and emptying serving dishes, a buffet business model may not be successful. Try out something new, Hibachi - how about flame-grilled meats & seafood? You have the space, and precious little competition.

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Reviewed 20 July 2012

I swore off buffets for many years but this restaurant changed my perspective on buffets, it is clean, quiet and the food is simply good, lots of healthy choices unlike most asian buffets which are saturated with high calorie greasy old food.

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