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Alpine Oriental Express

3000 W Highway 90, Alpine, TX 79830-4154
+1 432-837-1159
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible9%
14 Oct 2018
“Trip to Big Bend”
28 Dec 2017
“Fresh Buffet Homely Setting”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
3000 W Highway 90, Alpine, TX 79830-4154
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Three of us found this restaurant on the edge of town. We were very pleased with the food and tea served. Small batches of hot food was brought out frequently. The building could use some improvements, but the atmosphere was very friendly and the cost...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maridan M
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great food, small batches of food continuously brought out fresh for the buffet. Ambience could do with a little improvement.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 2010debbie
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Reasonable oriental food for being way out there. Could have have well been the only oriental restaurant in town. Convenient to Big Bend Brewery.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank DGK71
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I ate here last night again. Each time I go, I think it will be better this time, but it's not. The bland food looked as if it had been out on the buffet all day. I had to ask for empty pans to be...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank janefteach
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ended up here on the advice of our hotel, as it was Valentines Day and all the restaurants in town were booked. The buffet food was good, vast selection. There was a freezer full of ice cream, serve and scoop yourself. It was busy...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Katyevee
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This is not good food. It is very dirty and the food looked like it had been out for a while. Don't recommend it

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank warren2020
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Don't be deceived by the slightly insalubrious setting. Avoid the buffet. But, if you order off the menu, the food is REALLY nice. One finds these kinds of places out in the middle of Nowhere, TX; but this place knocks the spots off some of...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 500MarkS
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

As a local, I prefer to give good reviews when possible, but our recent visit here was disappointing enough to warrant a downgrade. We arrived about 5:45 pm so we could get the quick buffet and catch an early movie. Apparently the kitchen had just...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Carla K
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Sometimes you're just in the mood for Chinese and this place hits the spot! We went on a Sunday (after a drive from Houston) and while the buffet looked tired, the 'to order' menu was a winner. All the classics + sushi (didn't try sushi...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank SaraLynnBurnett
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We have stopped here a few times and have both eaten in and taken out. We love the fresh not overly salted food. We haven't tried the buffet but it appears to be very popular. We definitely will return.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Sharon H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 W Highway 90, Alpine, TX 79830-4154
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-1159
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