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2204 Brewerton Rd Ste 2, Syracuse, NY 13211
(315) 455-1642
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Old-World Chinese Treat

This small restaurant is small and has an old-fashioned decor, but it has unbelievably personal service, and amazing true-Chinese or American-Chinese food. Each dish was very generous and served in a way easy to share with everyone at the table. Prices were very reasonable. There were few sit-down... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
emeraldisle45
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Northeast USA
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Manlius, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Fresh ingredients, clever use of spices, variety of dishes, excellent service. This place is always a treat and it is very inexpensive as well. Have often gone here and never been disappointed. If you like Peiking Duck, this place has it and it's as good as the meal I had in Beijing. Simon, the head chef is from Taipei, but... More 

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Northeast USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This small restaurant is small and has an old-fashioned decor, but it has unbelievably personal service, and amazing true-Chinese or American-Chinese food. Each dish was very generous and served in a way easy to share with everyone at the table. Prices were very reasonable. There were few sit-down diners there the night we stopped (a little late for dinner time),... More 

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Herkimer
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have been eating at China Road for close to 20 years when a Vietnamese grind took me there. It is always a good sign when you see Asians eating at a Chinese Restaurant because they know better than anyone how authentic Asian cuisine should taste. The food is always excellent and the prices are very reasonable. Since that first... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Brother-in-law insisted we all had to try the eggroll, which turned out to be almost a meal in itself it was so big. I think next time I'll try a spring roll. The shrimp with honey walnuts was prepared differently than I expected but it was good nonetheless. The duck dish was pronounced to also be very good. I don't... More 

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paris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Legend has it that the Chinese chef/owner of China Road was a chef in NYC upon his arrival from China and did not want to raise his kids in city. One day he decided to move his entire kit and caboodle Upstate some 20yrs back and opened up shop in an out of the way suburb of Syracuse not far... More 

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Finger Lakes, New York
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Not your average Chinese restaurant. Most authentic Chinese/Taiwanese food you are going to find in the area. Some of the negative reviews are from people who were looking for typical Chinese food. The real deal is saltier that Westerners are use to. These countries have a near tropical climate so they use more sodium. Just ask Simon to adjust it.... More 

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Minden ON
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We were staying at a nearby hotel, and chose to order take-out from China Road on the advice of Happy Cow (a vegan website) We ordered tofu mixed vegetables and veg. dumplings, beef teriyaki, a spring roll and Singapore rice noodles. None of it tasted fresh, and it was all very dry. The tofu was slimy, the spring roll was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant since it opened almost 20 yrs.ago. They have two menus, one authentic and one American / Chinese. After some prodding the owner, Simon got me to try the authentic menu and I never turned back. The flavors really pop. I love this place and will continue going as long as possible. The staff is... More 

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Fort Drum, New York
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

The curried Singapore noodles were salty, the House vegetables were chock a block with eggplant, not my first choice for a stir fry and oddly mushy. Service was lacking- we were served our entrees without rice and had to ask for it three times. The food was incredibly salty!

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syracuse ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Always great food. Simon and his wife are always friendly, ready to please. Ingredients are fresh, taste is authentic. Today had - hot and sour soup, dumplings, shrimp, beef- all schezuan style. Reasonably priced. If you like good Chinese food- go here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2204 Brewerton Rd Ste 2, Syracuse, NY 13211
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: (315) 455-1642

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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