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All you can eat BBQ - China Bar Buffet & Grill Burwood East, Burwood East, AU-VIC

China Bar Buffet & Grill Burwood East

3.8
3.8
228 Reviews
$41 to $100
Asian
We offer you the best of Asian cuisine, prepared by some of the finest chefs from all over Asia, including China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 7 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Asian, Chinese (Canton), Chinese
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 5:30 pm–9:30 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–12:45 pm Sat, Sun 1:15 pm–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Sat, Sun 7:45 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9886 7111
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress

What 228 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.8
3.8 based on recent ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 3.8Ambience
  • 3.7Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Great for brunch

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Good for business meals

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Good for business meals

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Child-friendly

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Innovative

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Good for groups

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Healthy

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Hot spot

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Good for special occasions

  • Eastern Suburbs

    Most Booked

228 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a very enjoyable night food was excellent staff very good will be back soon.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed our experience. Food was fresh and tasty. Good variety. Staff were very welcoming. And service was quick and fast.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    China Bar buffet & grill was ok, used to be much better. Oysters used to be part of the buffet but not anymore, now it’s $10/6 oysters. Also since it’s part BBQ the space that food takes up has left it with less cooked options. There’s also no Asian soup anymore, just corn and pumpkin.. Overall was good to go back but probably won’t return.

    1 person found this helpful

  4. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    A bit disappointed at varieties available - hot dishes have only chicken , no beef, lamb or other options at all; for seafood, only steamed barramundi was provided. BBQ comes with limited sauce options - too creamy and heavy and they don’t go well with the meat at all.

    1 person found this helpful

  5. Kylie

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Having gone to China bar for years, this is the first time back here since pre ‘20. Must say I was disappointed in the buffet offered. Noticeably less variety. Not a crispy pork belly in sight. much less options overall, including dessert bar variety. Yes, the bbq was ok, but would have been nice to have more of the beautiful meats you used to do.

    1 person found this helpful

  6. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The last time I was here was before the renovations were completed. The place looks great, love the addition of the grill options. Service and food was as impeccable and delicious as I remember.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very efficient and good value for money, if you fast a little before going. If you are vegan, the range is not that great; otherwise there is a lot to choose from, Food is regularly filled up, from the selection platters before they run out and you can also select meats to cook at your own table. Plenty of staff present to assist you. Will go again - attended for Mothers Day - my wife was VERY happy with the seafood. There are some extra costs, such as Oysters, but very reasonable.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great, service was great, a little pricey but definitely worth the money and the experience, I recommend this 100%

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  9. JerryG

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed our mother's day celebration. Really good food and service

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We went to China Bar in Burwood for mothers day, we all had a feast and everyone got what they wanted, liked the Korean BBQ very much. no fuss and all the employees were very friendly and kept tables clean and what we needed without being intrusive. Recommend for families with fussy eaters and no one can decide what to eat.

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience! Great food, nice music and outstanding service!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I found the restaurant really clean and well organized from how the food is displayed. The staff was very kind and attentive to the customer. I found the food fresh and well selected.

    1 person found this helpful

  13. Foodie

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 2 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I absolutely love the fact that you can dine from the buffet, or have your own stirfry cooked in front of you with the ingredients you choose.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Totally different with 2 years ago, it good to change to BBQ .This is Chinese All you can Eat not Korean BBQ. I didn't think it works

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  15. LidiyaD

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was fantastic and the food delicious! So much variety and great quality. Wonderful night thank you! 🤗

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  16. Vidhya

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The meat was juicy and very nice and they give you many sauces and seasonings for when you cook it. The dumpling was average but the fried rice was old and very hard to chew. The desserts were excellent but some of the candy was hard but the ice cream was really good.

    1 person found this helpful

  17. LeanneD

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    China Bar Buffet & Grill had a great variety of food and very attentive staff always ready to help and clear the tables. The sushi and yum cha were lovely as well as all the other food. The grill was also different where you can cook a variety of meats and vegetables at your table. There wasn’t many people dining on a Friday and maybe this is due to the $69 per person price. This is the 3rd time at the restaurant and 1st time with the grill. Would definitely go again.

    1 person found this helpful

  18. LindaP

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s has a welcoming atmosphere, delicious food, I will always bring my family here to dine whether for birthday or a treat

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  19. JamesW

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good variety of foods, some healthy and nice meat to grill.

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  20. KathyT

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Went for birthday. Friends thought food wasn't that good. The dinner sitting in Epping has better food.

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  21. KavithaJ

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Servers were really helpful. Good value for money.

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  22. AdelM

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    THIS IS THE SECOND TIME FOR ME & Y WIFE. HOWEVER , YESTERDAY WAS THE FIRST TIME WITH OUR FAMILY. WE WHERE ALL HAPPY, WITH THE FOOD VARIATIES, ALSO ALL STAFF WERE VERY HELPFUL. OVERALL, IT WAS GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY.. KEEP THE GOOD WORK.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service and quality food and the selection of food options is excellent. Even has your own grill to cook your meats and seafood in front of you while enjoying the atmosphere...10/10

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  24. VilmaR

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is my 5th visit in 2 months with either family or friends. This time we were allocated a table on the side near the glass walls which was terrific! Last time my friend and I were allocated the table closest to the main door to which everytime the door opens, it blew our serviettes and hair now and then. I hope something is done with it especially when it is windy and hot outside for better comfort for the customers.

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  25. meli

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great choices in food Staff helpful and lovely Fun atmosphere once the kareoke starts . Will definately be back . Hot plate at the table is a great feature adds a bit of fun to the dining out !

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  26. Bubbles

    New York City

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Not the greatest food. If you're not too fussed and just want a lot of edibles go for it, but I'd rather put that money to one really good quality meal. Desserts looked so good but most didn't taste all that great at all sadly.

    2 people found this helpful

  27. AdelM

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This is our first time since the renovation. We did not try cooking the meet etc, however we were happy with the other varieties. We are looking forward to have a family celebration in the next 2-3 weeks. All the best for the future. Adel & Gamal MESSIEH

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  28. Classic

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    A must place for gathering with families and friends, love the cook to order dishes according to own taste with just missing of the popular crispy skin roast pork.

    1 person found this helpful

  29. MatthewR

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, great quality given the price, great value.

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  30. PaulT

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    My wife & I have been going to China bar for our anniversary 15+ years. At start it was a fantastic place to go. It went down hill for a while, then covid, but since renovating, it's made good come back.

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  31. MarkB

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    All in all it had a good choice of food and its fun to cook it yourself but it was a shame they don’t include oyster's anymore, you need to pay extra ! The staff were friendly enough, language barrier was at times difficult but it was in general a good experience

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  32. CindyS

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 12 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time at China Bar and using a Korean BBQ. The service was friendly, the food was fresh and had a great selection and it was fun to create our own flavours and meals. It's definitely a good feed!

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  33. Hari

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good meat choice for Korean BBQ Although, the sides were like warm or even cold which was disappointing (chicken, dumplings and etc)

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  34. Elise

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was fresh and well made. Plenty of options, something for everyone. Staff were welcoming and attentive.

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  35. SimoniP

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    The restaurant was completely different from our last 3 visits. Was not the same dishes, they changed all the menu to a bbq hot plate with was not enjoyable as the meats was quite hard to eat and no much Variety of protein or vegetables. They used to have a sushi stand and the quality was amazing…! This time was only 2 types of sushi on a sweets conner. No Fish available like it was no Peking Duck pancakes no variety of greens to be cooked like it was. Trying to go somewhere nice for our pre Valentine’s Day was a disaster. The bill was $145 and for sure not worth it. Won’t be going there again.

    1 person found this helpful

  36. Jenny

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    They got rid of the oysters. the only reason i come to this buffet. Now they charge $10 per plate which only has 4 oysters. Not worth money.

    1 person found this helpful

  37. RosarioL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Something different Combination of Chinese , Japaneseand Korean food.

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  38. ManojP

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Overall food combination has been drastically reduced. For $45 Buffet, not worth and I've been to this place multiple times before. I did invite some gest for my B'day. Frustrating experience.

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  39. ThusharaR

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This Buffet has improved immensely since our last visit and is value for money.Variety of buffet, Grill, desert options.

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  40. Virginia

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This is my4th time going there during lunch, and surprise that they have the grill now. to me the quality of the food was going down, the choices of dishes were reduce compare to last time visit. the grill was wasting my time. The things that normally were cooked and ready to eat now i have to take a bit of my eating time to cook it myself. I came for chinese buffet and i felt that im end up with less chinese dishes and below average korean BBQ. I thought China Bar 's food standard has dropped and now I would get better selection and quality of chinese food at chinese food court take away. I do appreciate how good the staff and the services and they also have a good dessert selection.I used to recommed China bar to people but now I probably wouldn't. my probability to come back now is 50/50. I hope China bar will have a better food for the future. thank you.

    1 person found this helpful

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China Bar Buffet & Grill Burwood East is rated 3.8 stars by 228 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 7 times today
Google Map for China Bar Buffet & Grill Burwood East

380 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East, AU-VIC 3151

Additional information

  • Area
    Burwood
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 5:30 pm–9:30 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–12:45 pm Sat, Sun 1:15 pm–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Sat, Sun 7:45 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Asian, Chinese (Canton), Chinese
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
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