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235 Camden Street, Rockland, ME
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Review on Yahoo: http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-10454634R

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good

Their buffet is very good. Service is friendly and prices are fair. We prefer Hong Kong Island but since they don't offer a lunch buffet that's where we go when we want buffet.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
Diana W
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Owls Head, Maine
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Camden, Maine
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

China coast has always been my favorite. As I kid Sunday after church we'd all go down to our favorite Chinese buffet. Crab rangoons are good. Only think I would say, takeout is expensive. Stick to the buffet. :)

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Thank truereviewsx
Rockland, Maine
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

There buffet is great. I always get the general tso chicken. There buffet is a great value and you should go there hungry. Don't forget the free tea and water to save money

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New England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We've eaten several times at the weekend buffet at lunch. Lots of choices and very good honey chicken wings. Our experiences at other times including a few days ago ordering off the menu at dinner was entirely another story. Only one of the three of us had food that was any good. A nearby table received soup that was cold... More 

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Thank AlwaysReadyToRoam
Rockport, Maine
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The atmosphere is nice, casual. The staff is nice. Whether you get take out, the buffet or dinner, I feel you will be pleased. My husband and I usually split a meal and order an appetizer. We have left overs that are perfect for my lunch the next day.

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Thank Ginger B
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Delicious! Very reasonable prices, quick service, easy to find and parking easy. Seemed popular with the locals. We would definitely return.

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Owls Head, Maine
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Their buffet is very good. Service is friendly and prices are fair. We prefer Hong Kong Island but since they don't offer a lunch buffet that's where we go when we want buffet.

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Thank Diana W
Owls Head, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Excellent Chinese food. Can't beat their daily buffet for price and choice. Consistantly wins the Best of the Best awards for excellence and quality. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Gene B
Augusta, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

We went for quick bite, after walking to the lighthouse raised our appetites. I wasn't impressed with the quality of the food we ate, not completely bad, but not good either. Fried rice wasn't too bad, but the meet I ate wasn't the freshest and the sauce had too much salt or soy-sauce on it.

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Thank Meinanders
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Been eating there a long time. Hard to give up a place you become accustomed to, but the last two times I ate here, within two months, ordering from the menu, not the buffet, not fried foods, I had mighty unusual feelings in my guts, starting 5 hours after eating there. Maybe just me, but there were no other variables... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

China Coast provides generously sized portions of bland Chinese dishes. I had General Tsao's chicken and my wife had cashew chicken. Both dishes tasted the same?! For the quality the food is fairly priced. The furniture is worn out and should be replaced. I felt like I was sitting in a hole instead of on a banquette.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 235 Camden Street, Rockland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Description

Review on Yahoo: http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-10454634R
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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