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96 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1760
207-633-4449
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
lots of food, at a good price

first of all their staff are friendly and the service is great, the food was good and there was a heck of a lot of it, we ended up taking the leftovers back to our hotel for later.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Diane W
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

first of all their staff are friendly and the service is great, the food was good and there was a heck of a lot of it, we ended up taking the leftovers back to our hotel for later.

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North Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Good, reasonably priced, and a bit off the beaten trail -- that is, the restaurant is not one of the ultra touristy places in downtown Boothbay Harbor. Very standard Chinese menu, though food was fresh and good. Conveniently situated next to the Opera House.

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Timonium, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Over the past few years, the quality of the dining experience has been in a steady decline. The food did not meet our expectations, and we are unlikely to return.

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BOSTON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We ordered the shrimp and scallop and the eggplant and garlic spicy dishes Both were well prepared and delicious. Service was excellent. However we were amazed that in this day and age they did not offer "Brown Rice". Only white rice, fried rice and house special fried rice. We hope in the future they will offer brown rice. We would... More 

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Jefferson, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was very disappointed with both the food and service. The service was slow and lacked any personality. Their attempt at classing the waitresses up by having them wear black and white cloths is lost when they allow shorts to be worn, and not to mention the arm tattoos! Don't get me wrong tats are fine but not at a... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

From the tank full of lobsters to the internet tables in the bar, this place has something for everyone. We visit here at least every other time we are in Boothbay Harbor. Chinese at it;s best. They have take out also if you want to enjoy it at home or your hotel.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Food was excellent. Recommend the lobster catonese. Great service. Was so good my husband and I went back twice in 4 days.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The selection is great, the staff is terrific and we really enjoy visiting. We usually do take-out so we can come home and have some wine with our appetizers. Love the lobster dishes, the spring rolls and the ribs.

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Hagerstown MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We went here and shared a wonderful meal with friends. Each of us got a different meal and we all shared so we could have a taste. Well, there was enough food that at least four more couples could have eaten and left with full bellies. The service was excellent and we were never rushed at any time. It was... More 

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Barnstead, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Best Chinese seafood I have ever had, and we have dined on Chinese from Washington to NYC. Great views, values and most of all food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 96 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1760
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-633-4449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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