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4114 Maccorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304-1637
+1 304-925-1080
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Serving the best Chinese cuisine in the Charleston/Kanawha Valley area...
Serving the best Chinese cuisine in the Charleston/Kanawha Valley area since 1985 - Kanawha City location. Our chefs have over 40+ years experience. The Chin Family's restaurants, starting with Golden Dragon in South Charleston, have been cooking up savory bites since the early 1970s. All dishes cooked to order. The BEST Egg Rolls in West Virginia! Visit our Facebook page: CHIN'S RESTAURANT - WEST VIRGINIA
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently great Chinese food

Mr. Chin and family have been serving up tasty Chinese for years in this little spot. The restaurant is simple and clean, and the food is consistently fantastic - freshly prepared, served steaming hot - egg rolls are not to be beat! They also do take-out and call-ins. Hours are limited to lunch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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South Charleston, West Virginia
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South Charleston, West Virginia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Mr. Chin and family have been serving up tasty Chinese for years in this little spot. The restaurant is simple and clean, and the food is consistently fantastic - freshly prepared, served steaming hot - egg rolls are not to be beat! They also do take-out and call-ins. Hours are limited to lunch and dinner, closed for a few hours... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We visited Chin's because of the great reviews, so we were excited to try it. The restaurant decor is very nice and the customer service was great. There were four people in our party, and we each ordered a different entree. We all agreed that this is the worst Chinese food we've every had. Sorry.

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Eleanor C, Owners' daughter at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Diner - We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal. We have been in business in the Kanawha Valley for over 75 years and have a loyal following. Our dishes are cooked to order and we serve more authentic entrees than the average Chinese restaurant. Have a nice day! More 

WV
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Anytime we are near Charleston we make sure to stop at Chin's! The pork fried rice is the best I've ever had! We've never had a bad meal there! The egg rolls are very good and so different from other restaurants. The food is fresh, no buffet!

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Eleanor C, Owner's Daughter at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

We really appreciate your business and look forward to your next visit! Thank you for taking the time in writing such a nice review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I've been coming to Chins since I was 8 years old. Ive always had the beef fried rice and its always had a unique taste and the ingredients are top notch. I recommend anyone to try Chins, I promise you wont be dissapointed....I know ive never been let down. Mr. Chin and his family are long time residents of Charleston... More 

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Eleanor C, Owner's daughter at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We really appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Beckley, West Virginia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

As a dedicated snobby former resident of the Boston-Washington corridor, I never thought that you could get any good food outside of a major city. My benchmark for Chinese food was NYC Chinatown, Philly Chinatown, and San Francisco Chinatown (the best). Much to my surprise and delight, my son found Chin's. I knew that it was a good sign when... More 

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Eleanor C, Owners' daughter at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Mary M - Thank you for the great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal. As a family owned business, receiving such a great review means a lot. More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Chin family has been in the restaurant business since the 1930s in Charleston, West Virginia. Chin's Restaurant, located along MacCorkle Avenue in Kanawha City, is the granddaddy of all Chinese restaurants in West Virginia, in my opinion. This place is family-run now for four generations. The food is expertly prepared and served by John and Amy, a married couple... More 

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Eleanor C, Daughter of Owner at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review! More 

New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Relying on the positive reviews, we searched out and enjoyed a VERY good meal at Chin's. My tweens are food snobs and they really enjoyed their meals. Parking may be tight, but not when we arrived on a quiet Thursday evening.

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Eleanor C, Owner's Daughter at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Please stop in again on your next trip through Charleston. More 

Hurricane, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Other than my wife, I will never cheat on my barber or Chin's! They use quality ingredients to create wonderful dishes. My favorites are the Beef with Broccoli and Sweet and Sour Pork. You won't find food sitting under buffet lights all day. Your lunch or dinner order will be prepared fresh and served hot. Portion sizes are above average... More 

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Eleanor C, Daughter of Owner at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Michael - Thank you for the wonderful review. See you soon! More 

Charleston, West Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here many times. Food is always freshly prepared and very good. I have never had a bad meal and have had many of the items on the menu. The family who own the restaurant are very friendly. Enjoy!

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Eleanor C, Owner's Daughter at Chin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Melina W. for the great review. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Speaking from experience from both coasts, this is good Chinese food. Two different dishes, two different sauces, cooked well and served rather formally (on a cart!). Service was good and the establishment clean. Better than Taste of Asia (any of them) or any of the buffet places. More variety on the menu with some dishes I had never seen before.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4114 Maccorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304-1637
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-925-1080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Description

Serving the best Chinese cuisine in the Charleston/Kanawha Valley area since 1985 - Kanawha City location. Our chefs have over 40+ years experience. The Chin Family's restaurants, starting with Golden Dragon in South Charleston, have been cooking up savory bites since the early 1970s. All dishes cooked to order. The BEST Egg Rolls in West Virginia! Visit our Facebook page: CHIN'S RESTAURANT - WEST VIRGINIA

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