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GOOD NEWS, UNIVERSITY PLACE FOODIES: Fortune Place Buffet To Open Wednesday

The much-anticipated Asian fusion restaurant will offer buffet-style and take-out dining.

The wait is over, University Place foodies.

Fortune Place Buffet - the Asian fusion restaurant that is replacing the former in the Albertsons shopping center - will open its doors for buffet and take-out dining Wednesday.

That's right, get ready to grab those chopsticks and grub.

Patch stopped by today and spoke to the owner, Tom, who assures that the restaurant will open Wednesday.

He even gave me a menu with the following description:

Over 250 items daily with alteration includes: Appetizers, soup, salad bar, sushi bar, BBQ, spareribs, shrimp, oyster, crab legs, beef, chicken, pork, dumpling, vegetables, hibachi, fruit, dessert, ice cream.

 

Here's the price breakdown:

Mon-Sat: Lunch $9.99; Dinner $14.99

Sunday: (All Day) $14.99

Children 3-10, lunch $5.99; dinner $8.99

Children under 3 are free

 

Here are the hours:

Sunday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Friday through Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Here is the address:

3819 Bridgeport Way W. (Albertsons shopping center, former Blockbuster Video)

Durisko MD July 24, 2012 at 12:32 AM
Durisko. MD. Delicious!! Went with the family. Had to loosen the belt 1 notch. Need to make a trip to LA Fitness now so I can go back tomorrow for lunch.
Dan July 24, 2012 at 12:48 AM
My wife and I went last Friday. Ditto to everything that Imagen said. Food was nothing spectacular but wasn't unpleasant either. I was hoping it would have a mongolian grill like the buffet in James Center, but no luck. Seemed pricey for what you get and we would have been better off just going to the China Express at Safeway, or better yet, the other asian place that recently opened across the parking lot in the new building (sorry, can't remember the name). Two of us with a modest tip was $42. As Billy Bob said in Bad Santa, "Hey, they can't all be winners." I really doubt if we'll be back. By the way, I spent most of my meal reminiscing about all the good times I had at Blockbuster. Seriously, I did have good times there.
Light Laloughe August 03, 2012 at 06:54 AM
Me and my girlfriend went to check this place out after eating at AAA Buffet and not closed Azain Buffet to see what it was like. Well I can honestly say that I will NVER go there again!. The food section was not new at all and could be found at other asain buffets. The food did not taste very good either! The desert section was really limited having only 4 types of cakes and apple on the buffet line. The ice cream machine was the same as anywhere else. Vanilla, Chocolate, and swirl. You should only come to this place if you have a craving for crab legs or Korean Short ribs. The Korean short ribs were ok at best myself being Korean. It was $35 for the both of us and we could have eating at a variety of other places and have gotten a better variety and quality of food!
Richard collins September 04, 2012 at 08:57 PM
today is my family second time come to fortune palace buffet!! the food is delicious! It is BETTER than the last time! i have to say the design of the buffet is very pretty! and I have no idea why people in this page are complain? however it is very nice buffet that near my place!
Christie Anderson September 05, 2012 at 06:01 AM
Perhaps they feel it's not worth the prices they are charging?

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