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Oriental Express

3000 W US Highway 90, Alpine, TX
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Ranked #17 of 31 Restaurants in Alpine
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jun 17, 2014
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6 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Interesting and good Chinese/Asian food. You order at the counter and they then prepare the order and bring it to you. The chef/owner is driven to excellence in preparation and likely will achieve it

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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

No dog on the menu but beef, chicken, shrimp and fish are. Everything is cooked fresh. Plenty of vegetables. Honestly, I couldn't even try everything but I did manage the coconut shrimp, sesame chicken, beef and vegetables, another kind of shrimp and chicken and a pork entrée. It was all excellent. The owner and staff are friendly and efficient. The... More

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Buhl, ID
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Local people don't go here...there is a rumor that they were using dog meat....some said is new ownership but the reputation is hard to change...haven't eating here though.

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Hayle
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We ate here a few ago and believe the food was a little better then. The restaurant itself really needs a refresh from the floorcovering to the walls and ceiling, the furniture and just about everything else. Staff is friendly and this makes up for the neglect of the premises a little, but not enough

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Killeen, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Excellent selection of dishes, all fresh and tasty. Check out the garlic green beans, and the sweet & sour chicken.

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Alpine, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

The menu food far surpasses the buffet, and the portions are huge and family style to boot. Definitely get the general's or lemon chicken, although pretty much anything is awesome. The waitstaff is nice, but some of them do not speak English fluently, so be careful of sentence wording and grammar.

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