Monday, June 16, 2014

Mid-Hudson Buffet in Kingston: Budget-friendly & kid friendly!

Posted By on Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM

One of the zillion tables at the Mid-Hudson Buffet

We pass through Ulster Avenue in Kingston about ten times a week, and I've been curious about Mid-Hudson Buffet for about 8 years now, but I have never been inside. The generic exterior is not inviting. It has a drab colored green roof, and it is right next to Sleepy's. A few acquaintances have told me that it is worth checking out. One of my friends told me that the thing she doesn't like is that she always ends up eating too much. Well, last Sunday my family decided to take the risk of over-eating.

We arrived at 6:00pm on Sunday. The restaurant was packed with people of all ages. I saw couples, small families, large families, a few men eating solo, crying babies, and lots of food continuously being replaced. I knew right away that this would be a fun family date night. It costs $11.79 per person, and $5.99 for children 10 and under.

The staff is very friendly, and the server came over and took our drink orders right away. We grabbed our plates, and ventured to the buffet. Wow! There area a zillion options here. I would say 60 percent of the dishes are Chinese. You will find sweet and sour chicken, dim-sum, dumplings, fried rice, spare ribs, etc. Then there are small carving station with turkey, ham, and roast beef. I was happy to find a few dishes my daughter would eat: macaroni and cheese, baked spinach, and meatloaf.

Taking my friend's warning, I tried really hard not too over do it. I started with a few california rolls, baked salmon, baked spinach, and then went for seconds and thirds of small things, a slab of roast beef, and a dim-sum. Nothing on the dessert station really tempted me as I didn't have much room left, but they have vanilla soft serve ice cream and sprinkles for the kids, which is a bonus. I would recommend Mid-Hudson Buffet if you are really hungry, and in the mood for good Chinese food, and something extra for a good price. While they do serve many fried foods there, you can find lighter foods too. You can also take-out.

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