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1115 N Charles G Seivers Blvd, Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-5301
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good food at great price

We stopped here after church and we found the food to be very good. All the dishes one would expect and very reasonable prices. Small restaurant but take out if one wishes. For the variety of foods on the buffet and considering the price this is a nice restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
keeners1
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lake city, tn
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lake city, tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after church and we found the food to be very good. All the dishes one would expect and very reasonable prices. Small restaurant but take out if one wishes. For the variety of foods on the buffet and considering the price this is a nice restaurant.

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Thank keeners1
Somers, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I got carry out here and when I got home, I found no rice to go with the moo goo gai pan and no condiments (hot mustard, soy sauce, duck sauce) to go with the dry and tasteless egg rolls. Who ever heard of not receiving any rice? Or condiments? Well, now you have. The hot and sour soup was... More 

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Thank Nan83
Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband and I have been eating at China Inn for 11 years and we have never been disappointed! They have an extensive menu, for take out, but our favorite is their buffet. Incredible calue, especially if you fill a to go box. It's a small buffet but everything is delicious! Love it!

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Thank Hamncheezr
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I do not recommend eating off the buffet as the food is normally cold, but if you order it, it's hot and fresh.

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Thank rolascobl
Rocky Top, Tennessee
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Nice lunch at the China Inn. The variety of foods here mirror other restaurants of this type.The food was very good and the price very reasonable. Atmosphere is OK. This restaurant is on the small side with take out orders in the front and small restaurant in the back. A soup was offered as well as salad and dessert bar.... More 

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Thank Steve K
Oak Ridge, Tn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This buffet is inexpensive and offers at least six meat dishes including General Tsao's chicken, chicken and broccoli, seafood delight, plus spring rolls, fried won ton, fried rice, chinese green beans, etc. There is also a very small salad bar and dessert offerings. Periods between lunch and dinner can sometimes find the buffet less than stellar, but still fair. During... More 

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Thank Bryan L
Clinton, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

They make the best General Tso's Chicken in Clinton and Knoxville combined. It is always hot and fresh when you get it and it is always good!!!

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Thank RainBowBrite4462
Clinton, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

I really like chinese food but I really do not like this restaurant for one I do not like buffet especally if it has been on the bar for a while

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Thank 55Vickie
Clinton, Tennessee
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101 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Moved to Clinton looking for a nice Chinese place to eat and was surprised that only 4 chinise items on the menu.

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Thank RichardOakRidge
Clinton, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

didn't like the food being served on paper plates with plastic utensils. Don't know if it's still this way, but I wasn't impressed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1115 N Charles G Seivers Blvd, Clinton, TN 37716
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: (865) 457-5301

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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