My friend and I were looking for a restaurant where we can have dinner. Our original plan was to have our food delivered so we could enjoy our meals more comfortably and since it was a Friday definitely restaurants, bars, and coffee shops will be packed.
However, our stomach couldn't take it anymore so we went to where it was nearest.
Honestly, we where headed to a different restaurant but we both stopped abruptly at the same time in front of Kangaroo Jack
because they have dinner buffet for P169
We checked first what they were serving before making a decision. The food looked appealing so we agreed to stay here.
They actually have all sorts of food. They have two types of pasta (red and white), Hawaiian thin crust pizza, finger sandwiches that seems like chicken sandwich, nachos with salsa and liquid cheese, mushroom soup with croutons, crispy fried chicken, chicken adobo, rice, and small turon with chocolate sauce.
Based on the set menu, you'd definitely feel P169 was optimal because their buffet comes with bottomless iced tea. Other buffet that I have tried less than P200 doesn't come with drinks.
Since it was really affordable and a lot of people were there, there were times that you need to literally wait for like 10 minutes before the food will be replenished.
Kangaroo's Chicken Adobo with rice
For my first plate, I got what was left. Instead of waiting for the refill, I took few pieces of fried chicken, couple of adobo chicken, rice that looked like paella, and mushroom soup. I also got some finger sandwiches.
Both of the chickens were good. I enjoyed eating them with the paella-like rice. The finger sandwiches were okay as well. Actually, I have no idea what was inside but I tasted a little bit of mayonnaise. That was what lacking in the buffet table...labels. You need to guess what you are eating.
Kangaroo's Pasta and Chicken
When the entire table was replenished, I hurried back so I could try their pasta. I took a small portion of white and red sauce pasta so I could taste them both before it will run out. Also, I got more of their Crispy Fried Chicken, nachos with salsa and liquid cheese, and another slice of their pizza.
White Sauce Pasta was okay. Nothing special. It was just any common white sauce pasta. As for the red sauce pasta, it was okay also but it was too spicy. I think the topping they used was spicy tuna. It was a good thing that I didn't get a lot of serving otherwise, I'll be paying twice the amount. They really should put some labels there because what if one of their customers is allergic to any ingredients but didn't know since there wasn't any label. For safety purposes as well.
The nachos were okay too. I didn't expect that it would still be crunchy because it was, after all, exposed the whole time. The salsa was a little bit spicy because of so many chopped onions were added. The liquid cheese was a little bit disappointing because it was so "watery". I expected a bit thickness.
The Pizza is similar to other Hawaiian Thin Crust Pizza I buy locally. Not those pizza that you get from restaurants who have big names. Since it was super thin, I was able to eat probably three to four slices.
Turon with Chocolate sauce as a dessert was fine. Same with nachos, it was not crunchy anymore but the banana inside was sweet.
I give Kangaroo Jack's Buffet three spoons
. Even if most of their food tasted ordinary but if you love eating especially chicken, P169 is enough.
Date of Visit: 2011-09-02