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956 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5217
603-836-5608
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Chinese or Japanese food.

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester does not have a good Chinese restaurant. However, we have been to Chen's on 4 occasions and so far so good. The food has been fresh and tasty. The price is average but the portions are not large by any means. We will keep going here until Manchester opens something better.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Jake C
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Manchester does not have a good Chinese restaurant. However, we have been to Chen's on 4 occasions and so far so good. The food has been fresh and tasty. The price is average but the portions are not large by any means. We will keep going here until Manchester opens something better.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Have been here a couple of times now, last trip was one of the best. I like greasy Chinese, Chens is a big step up with some of the best Chinese north of NYC. This would be a super place to take a business lunch or a great place to take a date. The food is excellent, I love the... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is a favorite of my coworkers and I. Lunch is cheap, tasty, and fast. I love the General Gao's chicken and their lo mien is unique and tasty. Would be better if there was more parking.

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Well-prepared sushi--and we've been here many times. They do the standards well. They also do a good job with the house special sushi. Lettuce cup chicken is a great appetizer. The service is brusque but reasonably efficient. Atmosphere is not as good as the food. It's only a few steps up from the high-school cafeteria decor of yore. Bottom line:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Our table may have ordered half the menu. Everything was perfect, from the sushi to the calamari and moo goo gai pan. Sushi here is excellent. Seaweed salad too. Try the angry dragon or combo meal. The service was fun, and we enjoyed our waiter immensely.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stopped by for lunch today. We were greeted right away and given a nice table by the window. The place was very clean and pretty busy for 2pm (a good sign in my mind). Hubby and I ordered the sushi and kiddo had chix fingers and miso.The food was very fresh and really tasty. We also had the crab... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I have come to this place several times. Ordering by phone..I have received partial orders upon getting my items home and omission completely of others from my order but still charged. I called several times to correct these mistakes, I was told to contact a someone when coming back in the restaurant to let them know I was supposed to... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have been going to Chen's at least three times a month since it opened. It is small, busy, and very inviting. Sitting at the bar and watching your sushi being made by expert hands is a plus. The menu also offers Chinese food delights. Double DIng (chicken and shrimp with mushrooms in a light sauce) can be served with... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We ordered a Dragon Roll that was fresh and massive! Fed two of us. Also had Crab Rangoons that were the largest I've ever seen. Finished up with some sort of Chinese noodle dish, but to be honest, I was too full and can hardly remember what we ordered. It was quite good, though, I remember that! Service was friendly... More 

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New England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I'm still looking for decent sushi in NH. Decor was nice, clean. Service robotic. Sushi stale, half of it really did not taste good. Fairly expensive. My second trip there and both not good. No reason to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 956 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5217
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 603-836-5608

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Chinese or Japanese food.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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