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China Star

76 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1517
(802) 244-1968
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Ranked #24 of 33 restaurants in Waterbury
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is essentially a Chinese takeout restaurant but has more than the usual 2-3 tables of such places. Since we were eating in, the food came out on reusable plastic plates with plastic utencils. Food was plentiful and served hot. TV in the dining area provided local news and weather. The menu items were average for such restaurants. We had... More

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Trion, Georgia
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

They only have can soft drinks, which I don't like. But the food was what you'd expect and it was made fresh, no buffet. The prices were cheap. The staff had limited English, but they were polite and eager to please. I wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

My husband and I both ordered the General Tsaos Chicken and we threw away both meals completely! What a waste of our money. The chicken was like the scrap fatty pieces that you would normally trim off the chicken and discard. They breaded it, fried it and called it a specialty dish! YUK.....The Wonton soup was horrible! That went down... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011 via mobile

Great food everytime I come back to eat! I drive away from 4 local asian places and take the extra 15 minute drive to get great food! The owners are pleasant as well. Not a fancy looking place but very clean and the food is great!

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Pompton Lakes, NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Great selection of delicious Chinese food, but also offers a selection of American food, seafood, and sushi. We were seated immediately and the service was great and the food superb. We ate in, but they also offer takeout from a menu or buffet. We greatly enjoyed the buffet. Cheerfully recommend.

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Whiteriver Junction
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

I have never eaten chinese food that was as greasy as it was at this location. Plus there was a major salt over kill also. After my ecperience there this even I will never again go there when i'm in Waterbury visiting.

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Central Vermont
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

I should preface this review with a disclaimer that I am not a big fan of Chinese food in general. Or at least, not cheapo takeout Chinese food. The food here is 95% grease, no matter what you get it tastes the same. Their crab rangoons are disgusting - basically fried wonton wrappers with a pea sized dollop of an... More

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Altoona, PA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2009

It seemed to be the only Chinese option in the area, but it suited our purpose because it was also one of the few places with takeout available and we didn't have a restaurant at our hotel. It has all the usual suspects on the menu with a decent quality and price. Takeout only, no restaurant on site.

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