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Imperial China Chinese Restaurant

220 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 100, South Portland, ME 04106-2364
207-774-4292
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Ranked #56 of 135 restaurants in South Portland
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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- May 2, 2014
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Luncheon specials aways large portion. I have been going here for at least 15 years. It never gets old. Highly recommend

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Portland, Maine
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am not a huge fan of Chinese food but this is, without question, the best Chinese restaurant in the Portland area and i have been told it is the most authentic.

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Gorham, Maine
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We have been going to this restaurant for years, sometimes dining in and sometimes taking out for lunch. The food is consistently good. We like their ginger chicken, chicken w/garlic sauce, beef w/broccoli, crispy duck w/vegetables, and moo shu offerings. Their scallion pancakes appetizer is great. The soups are always OK. The staff is efficient, foods served in a timely... More

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Westbrook, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We had not been here for a while (we were out of town) and were overwhelmed by how delicious the food is, upon returning. Flavorful, fresh tasting food and friendly service! Traditional dining room plus take-out service. Not a buffet, so food is cooked the way you want it, if you have preferences. The night I was there, I ordered... More

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Falmouth ,Me
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Went there tonight for the first time in many years. The quality of the food has gone way down.We felt like we were eating frozen food reheated.That will be our last visit.

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Portland, Maine
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We have eaten at this restaurant for many years and also often get take out. The food here is very good and the staff has always been nice. We have tried other Chinese restaurants in the area, but this is our favorite. It is also our Christmas Eve dinner choice! The food is always hot and delicious. Service is quick... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I've lived here and I trust it. Extensive menu and friendly staff. Clean and fast service. Plenty of booth service and fancy designed vegetables.

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Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Average atmosphere, food was edible but won't be going back. Prices were decent, but I would be sour if they were any more expensive given the quality of the food. Our waiter was excellent, service was top notch. Won't be back.

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Saco, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Wow what a disappointment, spending $45 on food that wasn't worth the money,,i wouldn't feed that food to a dog,,waitress looks like she"s mad at the world,,don't waste your money go elsewhere & get better food......NEVER GOING BACK THERE>>>>>>>>>>>>IMPERIAL CHINA....

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Saint John, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

What a pleasent surprise, the food was fantastic, the service was excellent, and the price is right. :) We went as a large group 11 people at lunch time (reserved) and the whole event was... uneventful. The host was pleasent and greeted us warmly. Our table ready and waiting. The waiter was unobtrusive but always there for us. I never... More

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