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Mainland China

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5, Ground Floor, Srinivasan Tower, Cenotaph Road, Teynampet | Hotel Aruna, Chennai (Madras) Chennai - 600 018., India
28238345
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Expensive Chinese - but good tasting Chinese

If you don't mind the final bill, this is a good place to have some good, not MSG overloaded Chinese food. I've never had authentic Chinese food so I haven't a clue what it tastes like. But this place isn't too bad at all. The food does taste good and its fairly fresh tasting as well. The buffet is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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  • Families with children
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Love Mainland China = great ambiance & even been mouth watering authentic Chinese spread. Been a frequent visitor over the years, and each visit brings back fond memories of Bdays, Anniversaries, Business meets of years gone by. If you love Chinese, this is 'the place' to go berserk especially over buffet!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you don't mind the final bill, this is a good place to have some good, not MSG overloaded Chinese food. I've never had authentic Chinese food so I haven't a clue what it tastes like. But this place isn't too bad at all. The food does taste good and its fairly fresh tasting as well. The buffet is a... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Opt for the buffet meal for lunch. They ply you with so many starters, all yummy, that you have no place left for the main meal. Left the restaurant with a very satisfied feeling. Real value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

During our recent visit to Chennai, we had dinner at Mainland China. The food was awesome and was the ambience. Service, though not bad, could surely have been better.

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Chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I frequently visit Mainland China for 1.Their complementary green tea 2.sweet sugar coated crisps with icecream 3.Best fried ice cream 4.sweet dried ginger and 5. Ofcourse their best Chinese spread Their buffet is value for money Good ambience and courtious service

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We tried a soup, dimsum platter and prawns in garlic sauce. The portions were good and I didn't order mains. The dimsum was ordinary but the accompanying sauce options were good. The batter on the prawns added volume to an otherwise medium sized prawn. I don't know why restaurants think they can get away this. The food was enjoyable but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

While MLC was my family's all-time favourite it was very disappointing this time when we had the famous lunch buffet at MLC cenotaph rd The veg starters were nothing but Chinese french fries , starters were served cold or soggy , The Buffett spread was pushing us out kind never MLC was like this , while the staff are humble... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you want to have proper chinese food this is the place.... starters are good, the sauces should be separately purchased when you order a dish and this makes the entire dish a bit costly.. but the dishes are good....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The best place for chinese cuisine.The chicken dumplings/dimsum is simply awesome.Good ambience.Worth trying all what they have on the menu.One won't be disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Had to wait for a long time to have a seat. Staff least bothered about couples. They were behind big families getting seats. Felt that my stomach is a bit upset after eating there this time.

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Additional Information about Mainland China

Address: 5, Ground Floor, Srinivasan Tower, Cenotaph Road, Teynampet | Hotel Aruna, Chennai (Madras) Chennai - 600 018., India
Phone Number: 28238345
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5, Ground Floor, Srinivasan Tower, Cenotaph Road, Teynampet | Hotel Aruna, Chennai (Madras) Chennai - 600 018., India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam
  • Neighborhood: Nungambakkam
  • Phone Number: 28238345

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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