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Chinatown Inn

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520 Third Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2107
412-261-1292
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Huge egg rolls

Stopped there for lunch and had their lunch special of General Tso's Chicken with Hot & Sour soup and a shrimp egg roll. It was all very tasty. Next day I picked up some take out of a Jumbo Chicken Egg roll and some steamed dumplings. The jumbo egg rolls would definitely have been enough. Thing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Bear
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Stopped there for lunch and had their lunch special of General Tso's Chicken with Hot & Sour soup and a shrimp egg roll. It was all very tasty. Next day I picked up some take out of a Jumbo Chicken Egg roll and some steamed dumplings. The jumbo egg rolls would definitely have been enough. Thing was huge, but also... More 

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pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Having eaten here many times in the past, in fact since dating days, looking so forward to having a great Chinese meal. Perhaps our anticipation added to our disappointment! The WonTon soup was still meeting our expectations, however the shrimp egg roll had a doughy wrap, not like the one we remembered. The Moo Goo Gai Pan was tasteless. The... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband introduced me to this place. It is not much to look at and is on a side dtreet downtown. I never would have found it if it would not have been told to me to go. But it is so good. The soup is so good and flavorful. Every meal I have ever gotten from there is great.... More 

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PA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Simply put- you won't get a better meal for the price anywhere. The food is always wonderful - last night for New Year's Eve my family and I had soup, appetizers and entrees and the her shew duck was fantastic. Treat yourself to their Peking duck - but call in advance. The dumplings (shrimp and pork) were tender, flavorful and... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Pleasantly surprised! Great food and service. My only complaint is the same as other people have said, the wonton soup. The broth is good however, the wonton's are not stuffed with anything so it's basically broth with wonton skins. Everything else was great! Highly recommend if you are in the area.

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LEWISVILLE
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was ready for a good Chinese meal. Ordered appetizers and they were horrible. Payed the bill and got out before ordering anything else.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food here is Good, plentiful, fresh and tasty. Would reccommend if you are in the area. Egg rolls are excellent.

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Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My husband and I have been going here for many years.......it's simply the best! We travel all over and none can compare......they have spoiled us. Don't even think about not ordering their egg rolls. Parking can be a bit of a hassle but well worth it.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Excellent food and atmosphere. Great place to eat or take a date. Service was very good with wait staff helping on recommendations of meals. First time visit plan and plan on returning again real soon.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Great food and service. Easy to stay under an hour for lunch, and make sure you get some extra shrimp eggrolls to take home with you.

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Address: 520 Third Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2107
Phone Number: 412-261-1292
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 520 Third Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 412-261-1292

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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