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270 North Randall Road, Lake in the Hills, IL
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food / fast delivery!

We love Chen. The food is always very good and fresh. We usually get delivery but have eaten at the restaurant several times. Prices are very far for the amount of food and quality. Delivery is always very fast and the delivery people are always very friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Nathan L
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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We love Chen. The food is always very good and fresh. We usually get delivery but have eaten at the restaurant several times. Prices are very far for the amount of food and quality. Delivery is always very fast and the delivery people are always very friendly.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were craving Asian food and saw this restaurant as we drove by. We really enjoyed our lunches - they came with a spring roll and fried rice and the portions were big enough to take home for another meal. The food was hot and prepared to order, and service was good. We will definitely be back.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Maybe I was expecting something better? What I like about a Chinese restaurant in addition to the food, of course, is the ethnic journey you take going there, the smell of fried egg rolls, the Chinese servers, the complimentary hot tea. Well this restaurant was missing it all, in addition to the food being so-so, I will not return.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were disappointed in the egg foo young. The gravy was like brown american gravy. Very disappointing.

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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This chinese restaurant serves the best chinese food in the Algonquin Area. The General Tsao's Chicken is their specialty and truly is divine!!!

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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Chens serves up some good dishes. The service is usually good too. We have been there for their lunch specials and find the food freshly made and a good value. I like that the service staff pays attention to the youngster's needs. The facilities and restaurant is clean.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We usually carry out our orders, but the few times we have dined in have been good experiences as well. The good is always good here.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Skip the store front Chinese food and come here. It doesn't cost any more. In fact it probably cost less and it definitely tastes better. It is clean, tastes fresh, the atmosphere is nice and the staff is friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Our family eats Chinese food at least once a week. We moved to the area six months ago and have been searching for great Chinese food ever since. At last we've found it! Highly recommend Chen's. Fresh produce and made on demand sauces and entrees. Try the appetizer sampler. Yum!!!

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this place. The building looks nice and the menu has a great selection. I ordered salad with ginger dressing. Not your typical dressing but good flavor, the lettuce and tomatoes tasted old and soggy. I could only eat a few bites. I anxiously awaited my entree, General Tao chicken with fried rice. The portion... More 

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Address: 270 North Randall Road, Lake in the Hills, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake in the Hills
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 270 North Randall Road, Lake in the Hills, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake in the Hills

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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