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China Pan

1600 S East Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 674-1311
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Ranked #28 of 65 restaurants in Farmington
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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English first
Hartford, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This restaurant was fairly good. The prices were high for lunch specials but the food was decent. I asked for extra onions in my vegetable fried rice and the waiter said, "No. It's premade." I was a little taken aback with this answer since the rice has to be reheated anyways so why can't you add onions to it?? Anyway,... More

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Portland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

our two dinners were lackluster- not very tasty, plentiful or creative cooking- a real down turn from past years. won't return again. prices have increased but the food has taken a down-turn.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Been going to China Pan since it opened. Noticed a slip in quality when it changed ownership a couple of years ago, but the quality has really gone downhill recently. Old favorite menu items are great on some days and barely recognizable on others. Standards like veggie fried rice are not consistent. Greasy on some days and burned the next.... More

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Greensboro, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

I got caught in a snow storm coming home from Boston. I spent the night in Farmington, CT. The front desk recommended China Pan for dinner and brought me down a menu. The snow was coming down as it was almost white out conditions. I ordered a dinner special along with a side of broccoli. The person who took my... More

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Oakland, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I have eaten at China Pan many times over the last few years, and it still holds up as the best Chinese restaurant with so many vegetarian options in the state! The extensive menu makes it easy to order something new every visit. The service is always punctual and reliable. About the only negative thing I can say is they... More

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Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Decent sushi, especially the tuna roll. I ordered steamed chicken and steamed rice, prepared perfectly, this place has some of the worst bathroom I have ever seen in a restaurant. Many truck stops are cleaner. This makes me wonder about the cleanliness of the kitchen. The service was above average

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London, England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We are always looking for that strip mall Chinese restaurant that is a "found treasure" like Pearl's in Orlando. All too often we are disappointed and this restaurant was another disappointment. Apart from the waitress, who was an engaging Chinese exchange student, the dining experience left much to be desired. Basic menu items such as egg foo young smelled bad... More

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Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This has to be one of the worst Chinese restaurants we ever ate at. The food was tasteless and not fresh. The service was poor with a condescending waitor. Don't waste your money or your time to try this restaurant.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

Chicken old. Not good!!! Incredible what restaurant can try to sale to humans thats ireally bad!!! My son was so des appointed and my husband. I would recommend to sacrifice and make the food fresh and there will have some long term costumes. Good luck!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

It is very authentic chineese food the owner is very nice. you should order the smoked fish. there is a lot of nice soups there. There is a dilivery. they also have a take out!

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