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117 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3503 (Downtown)
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Milwaukee, WIscons
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The China Gourmet Buffet is a great way to try some old favorites and new entrees. The staff is friendly, the food is good.

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Draper, Utah, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place is terrible, the food is not edible. I called China Gourmet immediately after my food arrived at my place to tell them to come back and pick up the food and give me my money back, he repeatedly said he has never had a complaint about the food and argued and yelled at me "we make food, we... More 

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Rochester, New York
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174 reviews 174 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Was at the Milwaukee Rep for a workshop. Freezing cold, didn't want to walk anywhere so chose to go across the street to this restaurant for lunch. The warnings from locals were unfounded. Had Kung pao chicken. Only complaint - spicy has anew level of meaning. It was hoy - but delicious. Quick service. Attentive server. For most servers -... More 

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Chesterland, Ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

The service was good - perhaps it was the chicken dish I ordered - but the food was bland. I ordered later in the evening after arriving back to my hotel after a late meeting. I was happy for the service. However, the prices are high and I expected a better tasting dish! Oh well - at least they delivered... More 

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East Troy, WI
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Been here a couple of times and both times food was horrible. Not very hot and didn't seem authentic. Others who ate here with me felt the same way. Save your money eat elsewhere.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Oh my god. Get the stuff from a can. Get ramen noodles. Get something else. Or go here and eat paste.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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111 reviews 111 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

During buffet hours, you're give 2 forks. If you leave your fork on the plate when the bus-person takes your plate away, fork goes too. Now you're left with one fork. Once that fork gets taken, that's it, you're done eating because they will not give you another fork!

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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

Wife and I went early on a Monday night. Waited on by owner who did fabulous job with service. Highly recommended: hot/sour soup, vegetarian chicken app (you will not believe it's tofu) tomato fried rice w/ shrimp, mixed seafood in hot bean sauce and maple custard for dessert. Tea beer & wine.....total for two $56 I would eat here weekly... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Second best Mai Tai I've had in Milwaukee. Oddly, the best I find in the lounge at the tiny Alchemist Theatre. Food is always fresh. Buffet remains well stocked all the way until lunch ends. Staff is alert without being hovery. And if you ask, they'll let you sit out back where you get a view of the famous Bronze... More 

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Thiensville, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Stopped here last minute before a show at the Pabst. The host was an older Chinese man & he was friendly and funny. He worked hard and took time to show my kid how to use chopsticks. The hot and sour soup was excellent. The sweet and sour chicken was flavorful with a light, airy, crispy coating. The buffet was... More 

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Additional Information about China Gourmet

Address: 117 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3503
Phone Number: 414-272-1688
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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