Crown Chinese Buffet has opened in the former Luby’s space on Fort Worth Avenue at Hampton. At first glance, it doesn’t seem like a place for us Oak Cliff hipsters, e.g., lots of fried food, processed sauces, and all-you-can-eat. But give it a chance, particularly if you have hungry teenagers in the family.
It does have grilled veggies (you will have to pick them from the fried meat dishes), sushi, steamed rice, shrimp and other items that can form the basis of a healthy meal. There are a large variety of chicken, pork and beef dishes, all with tasty sauces, and the egg drop and sweet and sour soups were good. Finally, who could resist the soft serve ice cream topped with bananas or other fruit. Not a place to take friends from north of the river but definitely a place where I think everyone could find some dishes to like.
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