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Sam's chinese buffet in Fremont Blvd (near Salang Pass)-pretty good

Han Lukito | Apr 26, 200401:37 AM

This is definitely above average buffet. Most chinese buffet maybe just have one or two decent dishes. But this place has many more than that and some pleasant surprises kept coming up.

The main dishes had star dishes like the salt baked chicken with garlic ginger sauce on the side, fried rice with chinese sausage lapchong, black pepper ribs. It even has pig's feet.

The sushi table had acceptable sashimis. The night we ate we had a very fatty tuna that was great. The sushis were not too bad although not great. Some are tasty.

The big bonus was the free hotpot with spicy broth and regular broth. You get your own meats and vegs. Everything was fresh and good. No complain here.

The dessert had a sweet tofu which is unusual and a few other standards like the tapioca tiny balls, oranges, etc.

We even got a tasty steamed oysters in the shell. This is not one of those yucky oysters with lots of dark green things in it. This actually is one of the better oysters.

80% of the food is not great but that is better than many buffets. Compared to Moonstar in SF, this buffet really outclassed it especially with the hotpot. For $12.00 per person on Sunday night, it is not bad at all. You can do much worse at other buffets.

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