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China Moon Restaurant

225 SE Oralabor Rd, Ste 8, Ankeny, IA 50021
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Ranked #8 of 100 Restaurants in Ankeny
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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English first
New Braunfels, Texas, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We may have to change our minds. We used to say, "Don't eat seafood in Wyoming; and don't order Chinese in the Midwest." The China Moon was a delight. Not the best Chinese food we have ever had; but still an authentic style and flavor. If you are traveling through Iowa, this restaurant will provide a nice break from the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

While China Moon's prices aren't as cheap as your to-go type Chinese food places; the unhurried dine-in atmosphere, quiet oriental music, decor and very efficient, friendly staff make dining here an enjoyable event rather than a rush job. They have a full bar with several draught and bottled beers, house red & white wines, plum wine, hot sake and about... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Food is consistently good, and cooked fresh when you order. Scallops are tender, fried foods are crunchy, and spices are always perfect. Staff is attentive and friendly. Elegant decor, but reasonable prices. This is my favorite Chinese restaurant in the Des Moines metro area.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

China Moon is in a strip mall. But when you walk in the décor is very pretty and authentic. The staff was very friendly and efficient. I was there for lunch and had the Almond Chicken. All meals come with soup, egg roll and crab ragoon (the best I have ever had). The chicken had a great sauce and very... More

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Mitchellville, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Lunching at China Moon was a pleasant experience. We were warmly greeted with excellent service. The food was great and served promptly. No chewy, stringy meet served here. The chicken and beef were both tender and delicious.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The food is always good, the only two Asian spots was Taste of Thailand, or China Moon. Try and not even PF Chang's China Bistro can touch this.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Food is always fast.. The Shrimp fried rice is the best in town

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