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101 S Main St, Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 332-3655
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food but HUGE portions

We went there with a large group after a concert at the Opera House. We arrived late and stayed long after close with no complaints. Our group ordered everything from full meals to just tea and that was fine as were individual checks. The wait staff was friendly and efficient! Amazing how they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
jroihl
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Madeira Beach, Florida
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is an old-fashioned Chinese restaurant on the first floor of a house. It is not fancy; Tiki-Chic atmosphere. You will find traditional American Chinese like lobster sauce, chop suey and Hawaiian wedding. Exotic drinks will be made right in front of you, to order, and some are served in exotic glassware, like they did in the 60s and 70s.... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went there with a large group after a concert at the Opera House. We arrived late and stayed long after close with no complaints. Our group ordered everything from full meals to just tea and that was fine as were individual checks. The wait staff was friendly and efficient! Amazing how they got the food out so quickly and... More 

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Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Nice atmosphere, lounge on one side, restaurant seating on the other. Large menu. Take out and delivery within 3 miles. Portions are good. Box your own leftovers.

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Northwood, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We met friends for dinner Sunday night the food was ok same tired waitress it seems like the place is just tired the quality just isn't there anymore. But it is still better than the other places in town

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Rochester, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

First my girlfriend and I were seated by our waitress. The waitress threw my silverware right at my plate. The restaurant was very dirty. The shelves behind us had a tun of dust on them.The food was by far the worst we ever had. There was no flavor in almost all the food we tried. The beef terrioki was the... More 

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Rochester, NH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Ordered Take-Out. Pork Lo Mein. Flat noodles w/veg's and very tough pork. Consistancy and taste like it had been cooked a week earlier and warmed up ... mushy consistancy. War Shel Gai...extremely tough, shoe-leather consistancy pork in a very tasty dark sauce w/veg's. Sliced breaded chicken toping...chicken was done very well and tasty. However, pork in sauce/veg's was unedible. We've... More 

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South Berwick, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Visited midweek for late lunch, luckily found a parking spot right in front, each ordered a lunch plate, boneless ribs were great, not fatty, just how I like them! Egg rolls not as good as my wife remembers them, overall not bad will visit again

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Wakefield, New Hampshire
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is one of the best Chinese Restaurants around. Great food and average prices. They have the best Fried Rice in the Area. Their Pork Lo Mein, Pork Chop Suey, Egg foo yong and Lobster Sauce are the best around hands down....Always delicious and fresh. My Family has been going there for the past 40 years and still to this... More 

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Berwick, ME
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Have been going to the China Palace for years! Always consistent quality of the food and drinks . Our waitress ( usually) Kathy is courteous and attentive. Always quick to bring the drinks and clear empty glasses. Check in frequently during the meal to see how everything is and if we need refills. The only negative that we have is... More 

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Barrington, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I have been going to China Palace for over 30 years. The quality has been hit and miss but for the past few years it was not to bad. Last night I ordered over 50 dollars worth of take out early in the evening. When I got it home I couldn't believe how horrible it was. The ribs, General Tsos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 S Main St, Rochester, NH 03867
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (603) 332-3655

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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