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China Chili

302 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85012 (Encanto)
602 266 4463
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Ranked #281 of 2,570 Restaurants in Phoenix
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Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Encanto
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Encanto
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English first
Cortez, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My problem with so many Phoenician eateries is the diners all seem to think that the 90210 zipcode somehow applies to them. Not the case here! You will not be neglected by your server here because another table is demanding special attention be lavished upon them... you will be neglected by your server because of cultural differences! However... that neglect... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We take out regularly from China Chili. Their food is consistently good and the people who own the place are very nice. Usually when we take out the place is crowded. It is clean and it is a Chinese food restaurant most people who live downtown rely on. Favorites are: Curry Chicken, Mongolian beef, spicy eggplant, Shrimp and veggies, salt... More

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Hyderabad, India
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20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited this in group of veg. and non-veg. choices. For nonveg chinese, it is the very good and there are many options available. But for vegetarians, there are few but good options are also there. Staff are very courteous.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very quick and efficient lunch time service. Good lunch time deals and variety. some items are available only during lunch and not on the dinner menu.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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119 reviews 119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Will hit the spot if you are craving Chinese food but wouldn't go out of my way to come here. Tried some of the standards, house fried rice and moo shu pork. Okay but would try something else next time. They did have a fried seabass dish on their specials menu a friend order which was pretty tasty. Otherwise service... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Disappointing as I was expecting better quality food from this place. Chicken was fatty and of low quality. They need to pay attention to the quality prep of the food and the meat they are using. Order something else or go elsewhere for better Chinese food as this restaurant is average from all the places I have eaten in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Not the best chinese food in Phoenix. New Asian Kitchen much much better. The chicken was gristled and not vey good in the Kung pao. Better value elsewhere for the money like Chinese Cutural Center.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been to this place in the past with great results and this time was no exception. We started dinner with some soup. It's quite a large bowl and meant for sharing. You could easily get 4 cups of soup out of it so be prepared. We also ordered some of the crab cheese puffs and my wife enjoyed those.... More

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Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is my go to place - especially for lunch. You can't beat the lunch specials and they're fast. Entrée, rice, egg roll and soup. My favorite for lunch is the Orange Chicken. Huge portion and just enough heat to make things delicious. My barometer for Chinese restaurants is the Hot and Sour soup. If the Hot and Sour sucks,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

To state the obvious, the Phoenix area is clearly not the mecca for Chinese food. Good Chinese food is very hard to find here. At the airport, an ex- New Yorker who lives in Yuma recommended the "China Chili" restaurant to me. I was a little skeptical as the only edible Chinese food that I had found to date was... More

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