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Imperial China Chinese Restaurant

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220 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 100, South Portland, ME 04106-2364
207-774-4292
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Chinese food for over 25 years

i have been frequenting this great restaurant for 25+ years and never had a disappointment, the soups, appetizers are always good and the General Tso's chicken is delightful, other great dishes include the shredded beef Szechuan, crispy duck, Mongolian beef. Everything is good and well priced

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Mike V
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st Petersburg, United States
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st Petersburg, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

i have been frequenting this great restaurant for 25+ years and never had a disappointment, the soups, appetizers are always good and the General Tso's chicken is delightful, other great dishes include the shredded beef Szechuan, crispy duck, Mongolian beef. Everything is good and well priced

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Chinese food here is delicious and the price is very affordable. The best deal is the lunch. It came with appetizer,a bowl of soup and the main meal such as Pepper steak with white or brown rice. The price tag is below eight dollars not including tax..

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Portland Parish, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Chinese restaurants come and go, but Imperial China continues to do a great job! Delicious cashew chicken and crab Rangoon,

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Food was NOT good. We had take out trying to satisfy a quick need and a little craving. We were sure disappointed. Never again. The food was terrible, so much so that two of the three of us didn't feel well afterwards, and really didn't eat very much. Avoid this one at all costs.

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DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went for lunch, prices were reasonable. Food was served in a timely manner. However, the server wasn't exactly friendly. And here's the weird thing. They DON'T HAVE EGG ROLLS! What's up with that?

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addison, maine, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The food was decent, but not as hot as it could have been. On the plus side our waiter was very attentive.

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Portland, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The problem with Chinese food in Maine is that most folks have never had REALLY GOOD Chinese food so you might think this stuff is pretty good. Let me tell you, it's nothing special. The dumplings are doughy, the soups and sauces are goopy, not light and flavorful, and there's just nothing memorable about ANY dish imparticular ... anymore. At... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was my 4th or 5th trip to Imperial China. I ordered take out and it was ready when I came to pick it up. At home, as I was pouring the food from the container to a plate I noticed a dime-sized bug sitting in my moo goo gai pan! I was not pleased whatsoever. We threw out the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Average menu, not too adventurous. We stopped here for a quick and easy lunch. Dumplings were a bit thick and doughy. The main course Mango duo was delicious. Our waitress was most accommodating. The restaurant needs a cosmetic upgrade. It seems dingy and old, not in a good way. .

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've tried Imperial twice in the last few weeks. Once for take out and once dining in. The wonton soup is my favorite, it has much more flavor than many of your Chinese restaurants. The lunch combos are very reasonable ($6-$8) and come with soup. Service was quick and attentive. This is now one of my go-to Chinese restaurants in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 100, South Portland, ME 04106-2364
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-774-4292

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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