Choice Buffet Restaurant: Our Family Favorite Authentic Korean Grill, Hot Pot and Buffet (Closed)

Choice Buffet Restaurant is our family favorite when it comes to an authentic Korean grill (bbq or bulgogi), hot pot (shabu-shabu) and buffet.  But, they are not limited to Korean, there are Japanese dishes as well.

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We've been coming back to this place since it was first established many years ago.  My family actually  prefers this over the more popular Yakimix.   We've always felt that this place is underrated by many perhaps due to lack of marketing.

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Each table has its own table-top electric stove for the hot pot (shabu-shabu) and a griller. 

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Food

Korean grill (bbq or bulgogi) Station
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They have a wide range of marinated meats.

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The only problem we usually encounter when dining here is not knowing which is which.  I've been hoping they put a label on each item...

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What we love about their meat is that you can choose how much marbling you want unlike other buffets where meats offered are more on fats than meat.

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My Grill Plate
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Have your grill buttered from time to time so your food won't burn easily...

Hot Pot (Shabu-Shabu) Station
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The hot pot (shabu-shabu) station is massive in terms of variety but don't expect much for the quality of the fish cakes, squid balls and fish balls.  I recommend the fresh mussels, seafoods and vegetables from this section especially the shitake mushrooms. 

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My Shabu-Shabu Plate

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You can make your prefered the blend of your hot pot (shabu-shabu) broth from these.

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Here's my spicy blend

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My Shabu-Shabu Bowl Ready to Eat!

Ban Chan Station
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They also have an assortment of ban chan (korean side dishes) which you can eat with your grilled dishes and also add to their Make-Your-Own Bibimbap section.

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My Banchan and Grill Condiments.
Salad Station
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Sashimi, Kimbap, Sushi and Maki Station
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You can request for Salmon Sashimi or Tuna Sashimi.

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They also have Kimbap, Kani Sushi, Tuna Sushi, Salmon Sushi...

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and California Maki.

Cooked Korean and Japanese Dishes Station
ddeokbokki
Ddeokbokki (Korean Rice Cakes)
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Sweet and Sour Fish Fillet
ebi tempura
Ebi Tempura

eggplant tempura
Eggplant Tempura
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Pajeon
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Fish Tempura
pork katsu
Pork Katsu
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Fried Spring Roll
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Fried Rice
Galbi Jgim, Japchae, Ddeokbokki and Sweet and Sour Fish Fillet

These were all delicious especially the Galbi Jgim.

Desserts Station
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There are mini cupcakes, marshmallows...

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Cake Rolls
and cakes.  The Cake Rolls looked like they've been there very long although we were the first customers on a lunch time.

Local version of Pixie Sticks on straw

Ice Cream Station
Big Scoop Ice Cream (Strawberry, Mocha, Chocolate and Vanilla)
Coffee Station

Hot Coffee

Update (October 2014): We were supposed to eat here again but found out it was already closed.  So sad!!! =(

Tsinoy Foodies Verdict
You're sure to be satisfied and leave with full stomachs when you dine at Choice Buffet Restaurant.  It's a must-try affordable Korean grill, hot pot and buffet.

Tsinoy Foodies Review Rating Choice Buffet Restaurant Menu
Ambiance Rice Toppings: 150 php
Buffet Rates:Monday-Friday
Lunch Buffet: 490 php
Dinner Buffet: 580 php
Saturday, Sunday, Holiday
Lunch Buffet: 580 php
Dinner Buffet: 580 php
Taste
Service
Price
=Favorites or Recommended 
Choice Buffet Restaurant
Business Address Hobbies of Asia Macapagal Blvd.
Pasay City, Metro Manila
Business Hours Lunch: 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Dinner: 5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Payment Options   Cash
Service Charge
Budget/Person 150-600
Free WiFi No
Unlocked Foursquare Perks None
Contact (02) 804-0729
Other  Facebook Fan Page
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