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636 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090
(207) 641-8788
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Basic and poor service

The buffet is net, well maintained and quite acceptable but ... "quantity rather than quality". Poor level of service, lack of attention to client. Waiters are young and need more training.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Francesco F
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Toronto, Canada
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Holliston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate here this past weekend. The food is actually quite good however the experience could be improved. We waited for our table in the lobby and I found the lovely ambiance of the restaurant to be off-set by huge banners proclaiming the restaurant to be one of the best in the country (as of 6 years... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were craving Chinese specifically so we stopped in to this restaurant for dinner. It was a Thursday evening, and there were plenty of people there, but we didn't have to wait for a table. This restaurant is HUGE! I ordered sesame chicken with pork fried rice and crab rangoons. It was wonderful. I like the option of pork fried... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The buffet is net, well maintained and quite acceptable but ... "quantity rather than quality". Poor level of service, lack of attention to client. Waiters are young and need more training.

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Boston Ma
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We sat at the bar and ordered pork fried rice and a pu pu platter. Nothing was terrible but nothing was good. We probably won't return. This is a popular place with the locals- don't know why.

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York, Maine
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I'm not a big Chinese food lover so for me to say, not bad, is a good thing because generally I can only eat the rice and maybe a chicken finger. For around here, this was good Chinese in my opinion and when forced to go again, here it will probably be.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I rarely drive to maine for chinese food but if i have a craving while there its east. we vacation there for about 20 years now and have met the family owners they take great pride in the quality of their food. its worth the trip always..

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UK
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Popped in for dinner. A good selection of differing asian styles but nothing to write home about. The S and S pork dish was not what we expected, even after going through a discussion about it before ordering. I had a noodle dish which was plentiful but on the bland side. Wait staff seemed to be more interested in what... More 

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Ashton-under-Lyne
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Not sure what to make of this restaurant as mixed feelings overall. 2 of us dining we ordered soups and entrees. Hot and Sour soup certainly, not so sour! Lemon chicken was huge in portions but, stodgy batter made it very heavy on eating. Beef Kung Po was average. What was not clear was how we got so much rice,... More 

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Wells, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food here is good. Much better than the other Chinese place in Wells. The plain white rice is always cooked perfectly. The meat can be a bit greasy, but it's not drowning in sauces. Although I've only gotten take out, the place is beautiful inside and the people are extremely friendly and helpful.

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Atmosphere is excellent. Food is wonderful. Travel 65 miles to do take out .staff friendly and attentive. Buffet is always fresh and hot recommend to anyone who likes oriental food. Chinese Japanese etc

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Additional Information about East Restaurant

Address: 636 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090
Phone Number: (207) 641-8788
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 636 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: (207) 641-8788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm

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