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121 Goff Mountain Rd, Cross Lanes, WV 25313-3420
304-776-6888
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A tasty surprise!

First night in Cross Lanes, just outside Charleston. They hotel recommended this place which jibed with what I have read here and elsewhere. The place is hard to see when it is dark as a coal mine outside! It is just past a gas station. The vegetables were fresh, the meat was well cooked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
Jason N
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Wonder Lake, Illinois
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I've been dining there since they opened in 1996. Great food. Clean. I wish they would build or move to a larger location. Parking can be tight at times. Lunch buffet and Sunday buffet gives quite a selection. Family owned.

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Cross Lanes, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Best restaurant in town great atmosphere and AMAZING FOOD!!! if you visit get the hush puppies for an app or even desert they are sweet and are served with an amazing sweet butter I could eat just those all day and thats just the start of this wonderful establishments amazing food I have enjoyed everything I have tried

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Wonder Lake, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

First night in Cross Lanes, just outside Charleston. They hotel recommended this place which jibed with what I have read here and elsewhere. The place is hard to see when it is dark as a coal mine outside! It is just past a gas station. The vegetables were fresh, the meat was well cooked, seasoned and tender. The server was... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Very authentic food. The place don't look like much outside, but once we went inside we knew we were at the right place. I'm sure it is family owned and the service was outstanding. The only thing that was better than the service was the food. Wow! some of the best I've had.

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Yorktown, VA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Set back off the road, with absolutely no curb appeal, this restaurant has better Chinese food than we can find in our area that has 5 times the population and dozens of Asian food places. The service was efficient and friendly, the portions excellent and the food was as good as we've found anywhere, and at great prices. It will... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have just moved to the area and was told The Rice Bowl has good food. So I decided to give it a try. We ordered a variety of food. Here is what we ordered and what we thought of each item. Wonton soup was pretty good. Beef Kebab children's meal, came two beef sticks with a chunk of pineapple... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Ordered two takeaways on two seperate occasions and was gobsmacked with both the quality and the quantity delivered. Food was hot,tasty and ridiculously cheap to buy. Gave me enough food to feed an army. Wish these people would open up a branch in Cardiff, South Wales.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My family, friends, and I eat here all the time. The food is top notch!! Being Asian, we order from the authentic menu located at the back of the menu itself. Now, authentic Chinese food is for the more adventurous eater (i.e. whole fried fish with the head attached, shrimps with heads, sautéed crabs, snails with black beans, watercress with... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stopped here to eat in a whim. My husband had eaten here ten years ago and remembered it was good. Good is a lame word for this place. It's amazing! I had the Shrimp with Garlic Sauce Combo platter with wonton soup and egg roll. Lots of shrimp in the meal and litely spicy. The egg roll was hot... More 

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Cross Lanes, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Staff is very polite and accommodating. I love Chinese food, but prefer it to be prepared in a low-fat, low-sodium, low-sugar manner. This restaurant is always willing to prepare it in the way that I request it. The prices are very reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Goff Mountain Rd, Cross Lanes, WV 25313-3420
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Cross Lanes
  • Phone Number: 304-776-6888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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