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Mainland China

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5, Srinivas Tower, Cenotaph Road, Near Lanson Motors, Teynampet | Hotel Aruna, Chennai (Madras) Chennai - 600 018., India
(+91) 44 45000123
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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing that strikes you when you enter Mainland China in Teynampet is the three Terracota warriors at the entrance. The decor was quite good and so was the layout and style of serving on a moving table, just as one would find in China. We ordered soup and dimsums for starters. The dimsums were cooked well, but the... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had brought a group of visiting students here for dinner. They thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. We were a group of seven and between us we ordered a wide range of appetizers including dimsums, main courses, rice, noodles, drinks, and desserts so everyone got to try all the different dishes. It was all very good. Nice ambience too.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I have been to Mainland China, Cenotaph branch quite a few times due to its vicinity to my workplace. Being in sales, hosting lunch and dinner is a common affair. One place to confidently visit along with guests is the Mainland China restaurant. It has a large space, buffet option (depending on time criticality) and excellent ambience. The mocktail options... More 

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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The starters for the Buffet menu are exceptionally good. For the starters there are lot many fish and chicken items. The Main course items are just OK. Nothing Great.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

It's a top notch experience in Chinese food. Once you eat there you would know what all were you missing. Kimchi Salad, soups, main course desserts everything is a delicious. They serve some kind of pesto sauce along with chilli and soya sauce which is lip smacking. One could enjoy either buffet or ala carte. Both are equally great. They... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Surprising number of starters. Main course is the same as in every chinese restaurant (noodles and fried rice). However, there were quite good number of sumptuous starters. Good ambience. I visited the one in OMR. Not much of parking space. So, we have to plan if we are visiting during peak hours. We went for buffet lunch @ 12. Though... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The food is hot and delicious , ambience is also plesant and fine . Order the dimsums and seven treasure soup as they are good , The place is good for kittys

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Had visited thoraipakkam branch and Anna nagar branch I observed slack in service may be expected was high. I did like the food but service needs to be better so that we can come back

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

The food was average. I came from Homg Kong and was expecting some good Chinese food there and was a bit disappointed. The Chinese dumpling didn't taste like dumplings but more like sour idly. The spicy fry noodle was okay but the quantity was quite less compared to other fine restaurants I have been.

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Thank J K
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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Mainland China used to be the first option for Chinese food! Their crackling spinach is a must try and the rice wrapped in lotus leaf are to die for. However the last time we went, the quality of food was definitely disappointing. Their service wasn't upto the mark either. We had to keep asking for water & the other complimentary... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, Srinivas Tower, Cenotaph Road, Near Lanson Motors, Teynampet | Hotel Aruna, Chennai (Madras) Chennai - 600 018., India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)>  > Nungambakkam
  • Neighborhood: Nungambakkam
  • Phone Number: (+91) 44 45000123

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?