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China Harbor

2040 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 (Downtown)
(206) 286-1688
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Ranked #1,799 of 3,433 restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $12 - $12
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The food was yummy. Reasonably priced. Parking is free after 4pm weekdays. The drinks were strong although they did not know what a Whisky sour was.... The decor was a mix of some really nice historical pieces to some modern pieces... the fixtures were nice and added to the atmosphere, but the building itself could use some help soon. The... More

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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I ordered a vegetable soup only to find out that it was made on chicken broth. After I mentioned it to our server, he tried to convince me that I was "probably" mistaken. After saying that I could feel chicken taste in it, he went to check with the cook and indeed my vegetable soup was made with chicken broth...I... More

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Washington
Top Contributor
374 reviews 374 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Attended weekend wedding banquet here. Very fancy yet classy decor, with an amazing view to Lake Union. Super large dance floor for all the dancing you want. The multi course menu included crab stuff claws, lobster, steamed whole fish, walnut prawns, fried rice (when is fried rice a "course"?? Only in America), chicken, and fruit platter. Soup was the starter... More

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Everett, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

China Harbor Restaurant is my favorite Chinese restaurant in the NW, hands down. All of their food is great, not to mention, 100% authentic. My favorite dish is the Almond Fried chicken. My favorite appetizer here is the BBQ pork, and the Mongolian Beef is so tender melts in your mouth SO GOOD. The dining room always has beautiful and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

It's been here a good 20+ years .... How? I don't know?? Low prices, yes , but the food has no flavor... The chicken and beef were rubbery, bland, and tasted horrible. The service was terribly slow with the last entree delivered 15 min after the first.... Blech....

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Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Excellant location and great staff. Enjoyed the view and the simple menu. Hot and Spicy soup authentic and tasty. Pork well cooked and beef also good. Very reasonable pricing. Will return.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

A good view of the harbor and delicious Chinese food! Come at lunch time ordered dinner food. But there is also lunch special, and the price looks great!

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South End
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This outfit has been in business for close to 20 years, probably due to low prices. While the restaurant can be praised for serving as a dance and live music hub of the community (it has several rooms including a bar with the dance floor), this all does not excuse the exceedingly poor quality of chef's work. Chicken did not... More

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

For as long as I can remember, this place has been on Lake Union. We had a coupon form the entertainment book, so we decided to give it a try on Sunday afternoon. The view over the lake is nice, the dining room could use a little updating, but the food was great. We ordered a "combo" style meal and... More

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Everett, WA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

I visited China Harbor with a friend a few weeks ago and ordered the Hot + Sour Soup and Almond Fried Chicken. Both were very tasty! The hostess was very warm and personable and made sure that we had everything we needed. Will be sure to visit again in the future.

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