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China Palace Restaurant

759 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3239
505-662-4433
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Ranked #27 of 40 Restaurants in Los Alamos
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Lenexa, Kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Arrived in Los Alamos mid afternoon and was starving. The local Greek place (Pyramid) was closed midday (what's up with that???), so we went next door for Chinese. Although the buffet ended at 2 p.m., the food was good - just higher per person than the buffet would have been. I'd recommend any of the dishes we had - noodle... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We LOVE their pot stickers! Chicken Fried Rice is so good, I ate up all yesterday's leftovers and am going back for more tonight! Going to try the Shrimp Fried Rice and get more mu shu pork. We had chicken curry yesterday too. It was very fresh, but I wish the curry sauce had been thicker, it was more like... More

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Los Alamos, NM USA
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I ordered sweet and sour chicken and vegetable fried rice for takeout. The rice was tolerable, but extremely over-priced. The chicken was mostly soggy breading that tasted like it was a frozen product heated in the oven. Not at all fried and crispy as I expected. The sauce was sweet---period. No tang, no sour, and it was gooey. There were... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Always busy at lunch. Not so much at dinner. Food isn't great, service is even less so. Quick and reasonably priced

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

For a small town, Los Alamos has a surprising number of decent Chinese restaurants, and this is probably the best of the bunch. The menu is extensive and samples a number of regional Chinese sub-cuisines, with nothing too out of the ordinary (this isn't San Francisco's Chinatown we're talking about) but enough variety to satisfy. Dinners are served seven nights... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The food is good, but pricey. Every now and then we'll go there just for a change of pace. Service is just ok. Food is good, but nothing special. We usually go to China Moon just because it's fast and for the money you get more.

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Espanola, New Mexico, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The buffet is the best in Los Alamos. They are always very friendly. The food is hot and is constantly being refilled. They place is clean and it's not expensive. I've only been for lunch.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

My father and I went here for some take out. What a mistake. Overly greasy and wasn't hot. Will not be coming back here. The general tso chicken was the worst. It tasted cheap but with an expensive price tag. Won't be going back.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

The place was empty when I arrived for an early dinner. The staff was prompt. The food came so quickly I have the impression it had already been made and just heated to serve.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We were dine in buffet at lunch time. When we got our food and sat down to eat. Then I saw my plate had a spider and my friend plate had some hair. We were immediately show to the manager and he was smile and no say one word. We were surprise with that expected and we weren't come back... More

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