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395 S Oyster Bay Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-3327
516-935-6177
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
You go to the sure thing. Tasty, predictable, with good customer service

visitLasCruces_NM writes: We ate on 7/15/13. Very hot and humid day. This place has very good air conditioner !! The service is concerned, prompt and efficient. Make sure that they understand well what you want because they are fast. They are rarely wrong. They have lunch specials until 3... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2013
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NY
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361 reviews 361 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I have nothing bad to say about China view. Food was good, place is comfortable, service was good. No complaints. It's your typical. That said, its been around a long time so they are doing something right.

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Hunterdon County, NJ
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41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I moved away from Long Island to New Jersey years ago, and one down side to that is the Chinese food. Chinese food in New Jersey is not very good especially the Chicken Chow Mein, which has always been my favorite dish. So when I was in the area I couldn't resist going to this old style sit down Chinese... More 

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Old Bethpage, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

As some other reviewers have stated, this is a throwback Chinese restaurant and it's showing its age. One of the reviews says, this is the best Chinese food on Long Island. Well, I think they have to get out more often. The food is plain basic Chinese. Don't get me wrong here, the food isn't bad, it's just far from... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

visitLasCruces_NM writes: We ate on 7/15/13. Very hot and humid day. This place has very good air conditioner !! The service is concerned, prompt and efficient. Make sure that they understand well what you want because they are fast. They are rarely wrong. They have lunch specials until 3 PM that can be simple or good combinations. Dinner has tablecloth... More 

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long island, new york
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93 reviews 93 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is a throwback from my youth. This is the best chinese restaurant. Hot tasty food with concerned service. Pricing is right. This is the way Chinese food use to taste. No frills, nothing fancy. Glad I found the China View in Plainview NY.

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Plainview, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Boring, bland, cantonese cooking with poor service. If you want tasty cuisine, try Szechuan or something else.

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Center Moriches, New York
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49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

We found ourselves in Plainview for business and wanted a good but inexpensive meal. We happened to be parked in front of China View and after looking up reviews decided to give it a try. True to the reviews, the place was awesome. This is a throwback to the Chinese restaurants of yesteryear when you can still get "one from... More 

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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2010

China View has been in the Plainview Shopping Center for as long as I can remember (I'm a baby boomer and proud of it!). I've read in some other travel sites that "this is your mother and father's Chinese Restaurant". That's fine for me! Less noise, less little kids running around screaming out of control, and people my age enjoying... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 395 S Oyster Bay Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-3327
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Plainview
  • Phone Number: 516-935-6177

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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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