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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
Description: Review on Yahoo: http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-10454634R

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  • 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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Portland, Maine
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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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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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Owls Head, Maine
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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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Augusta, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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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Rockland, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

China Coast has been a favorite of mine for the last dozen years. The last two visits there ended our culinary affair. I attributed the poor state of the buffet in the first of the disappointing visits to the fact that we had gotten there late. There was still half an hour left before the buffet supposedly closed. And while... More 

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Rockport, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was a very good Chinese restaurant but lately appears to be getting run down and in need of changes. The food is good but has made my sensitive stomach sick two times over the years, so I rarely go there any more. I have eaten their food a couple dozen plus times over the years, but once bitten, twice... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Staying at the Samoset, the girls chose Chinese for dinner. Located in a shopping plaza, access was easy and convenient to the resort. The food was good with generous portions. We'd go again.

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Rocky Point, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was busy Christmas shopping so decided to bring something in for dinner and China Coast was in the shopping center. The menu was fairly typical but everything was very well prepared and we enjoyed our selections. Although I didn't eat in the restaurant it appeared to be absolutely spotless. The desk very friendly and helpful certainly be back when... More 

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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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?