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All 58 Boothbay Harbor Restaurants

China By The Sea

96 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1760
207-633-4449
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Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Kennebunk, Maine
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant is wonderful. The dining room is lovely and attractive, the staff are so nice, and the food is divine and very generously portioned. We eat here whenever we are in Boothbay Harbor. No extra charge to share a dinner either. Highly recommend this restaurant, conveniently located just beyond the shops on the main drag as you exit the... More

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Darien, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I think I'll stick to the Chinese places where I live. I've gone to China By the Sea in years past but this year it was horrible. Not sure what was up. After I went I was talking to some locals and none of them were giving it rave reviews either. They need to step up their game--it was really... More

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Rutland, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The food was good. Jordan/General Tsao Chicken dish very good and there was options for dinner combo plate. Atmosphere nice. Service was excellent.

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Boothbay, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Both the Chinese and Thai food are good here. Crab Rangoon a must try. They also have great burgers and fries !

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New Hampshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We thought we would try the Chinese Restaurant and it was Chinese food,... Yes there were a lot of Scallop and shrimp dishes but still it was a Chinese.... We would go back. 4 stars for service.

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greenfield
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

China by the Sea is efficient and food pretty good. They do have some nice specials. but some routine items that usually come with some orders, are charged extra for . Additional fees should't be added. Staff tends to group and use ipads, iphones, gossip? among themselves. This doesn't look professional or work ready. Overall, food is good.

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Linden, NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I'm use to getting noodles and duck sauce on my table as soon as you order. When I asked for noodles for my soup, they said it was an extra charge. Oh please.......for crispy noodles??? The food is average. It's a cozy place and has a cozy bar, but they need to stop all the extra charges for things you... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food was good in parts, the green curry was quite authentic, mooshi pancake was good. The pad Thai was a disaster but the restaurant was gracious enough not to charge. Portions are generous. Prices were very reasonable. Overall an OK experience. We were dying for Asian food so cannot complain much...

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I had the orange chicken, my husband had Pad Thai and we split an order of egg rolls. Everything served was just average.

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Augusta, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Don't waste your time and cash...not great... burgers and beer are fine... oh well... friendly people.

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