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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, Seating, Takeout

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  • 21
    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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Hereford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I also have been eating at this restaurant since the time it opened. I cannot express my joy whenever I go in and am treated to Sour Cabbage Fish Fillet, Soft-shell Crab, Da Lu Noodles...and i could go on for many lines. When my customer from Guangzhou China were in town for three weeks a few years back, they made... More 

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Thank hab13579
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love the food here! I am extremely picky when it comes to Chinese food. I have yet to find an amazing chimes restaurant anywhere around this are until now. Absolutely by far the best. Very fresh and extremely tasty. You will not be disappointed!

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Thank Lori C
Cicero, New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We have been dining at China Road for several years. The surroundings are not fancy, but the food is consistently prepared so we know what we are getting when we order. Always good.

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Thank 612conniec
Manlius, NY
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Thank Sheldon S
Northeast USA
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178 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 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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Thank emeraldisle45
Herkimer
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Todd B
Syracuse, New York
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Thank Linda T
paris
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank enzobonneau
Finger Lakes, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Thank Richard B
Minden ON
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150 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
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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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, Asian
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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