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China Chili

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302 E Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85012-2612
+1 602-266-4463
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“orange chicken” (15 reviews)
“wonton soup” (9 reviews)
“egg rolls” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
302 E Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85012-2612
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A business associate took me to lunch today at China Chili. I was a little skeptical at first because of the name, but once inside my opinion changed. The restaurant is very well run and caters to large crowds. The atmosphere was pleasant and the...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, if you were looking for delicious, unique sauces, this is the place for you. I’ve never had better spicy shrimp or orange chicken in my life. The sauce that comes with the potstickers will change your life.

Thank Lawdrum
Reviewed March 25, 2018

My husband and I ate at China Chili in 2016 when we were in Phoenix for a week and when we were in Phoenjx again last week we both thought we’d like to try it again. It didn’t disappoint! We went on a Sunday evening...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed March 25, 2018

FANTASIC food. Service is wonderful. Since we live in Illinois, I told my husband the next time I crave Chinese food, he will have to get us airline tickets. I’ve never had such good food before! Fabulous egg rolls, pot stickers, crab puffs, egg foo...More

Thank Gaygay53
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I have been twice in as many weeks. The place is classic, old school "Fine Dining" Chinese, but without the super potent all liquor drinks. The menu is massive. I have to assume that everything is great given the volume of people this place pumps...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed March 6, 2018

My daughter comes here all the time so we decided to try it, We were not disappointed! Their egg rolls are so fresh and wonderful. The chicken lettuce wrap was was amazing. We will be back. :)

Thank stacy436
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch the food was fresh hot and delicious The service was excellent I can not wait to go back if you love Chinese food this is your place I had wonton soup and Peking duck both were just perfect They have carry...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed February 24, 2018

just try to get a table here on a friday night.... thats how good this place is. Perfect place for a big family meal take out.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

The food was outstanding! There were ten of us and we ordered five mail courses to share and we had food left over! Hot, fresh, delicious! Get a reservation ahead of time because it was packed at 7pm on a Saturday night.

Thank Nanci H
Reviewed January 23, 2018

A few of us remember the original China Chili on Central many many years ago. The owner and chef is Chinese, but he created an exciting menu for mainstream crowds. He sold the restaurant long ago, but my favorite Spicy Szechuan Prawns are still there....More

Thank Linda S
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February 23, 2016|
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Response from architecttravel | Reviewed this property |
I am not really sure since I don't drink alcohol of any kind. I can imagine they would serve alcohol as there is probably some demand for rice wine and oriental beer.
hi , this is a cool communication, being from n.y.c, and dining mostly in Chinatown, favorite was HUNG FAT, they have retired, and from Brooklyn, I am aware that n.y. style is different from az., questions. shrimp in lobster sauce, n.y. style, or az with black beans egg rolls, love greasy, filled with pork, or other proteins fried rice, dark, moist, egg pieces, bean sprouts baby chunks of Chinese pork spare ribs, (I use ah so sauce to replicate that n.y. style wor wonton soup, hate it when the wontons are mushy, have no pork or veggies inside. lo mein,, again greasy is the word I grew up with, lots of meats, and saucy. thank youfor the opportunity to share, I know you are known for spicy, but I am confident that would be an easy fix for you, I for medical reasons cannot tolerate spicy food. HOWEVER MANY FRIENDS RATE YOU AS THIER NUMBER 1 RESTURANT. I ENJOY DIAMONDS, silver dragon hope to hear back from you elly marder i
November 24, 2015|
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Response from architecttravel | Reviewed this property |
I think the menu has a lot of dishes that could qualify as greasy, but I think they are actually oily, as a number of items are prepared in a wok in oil and not fatty grease. Perhaps a bit healthier, but certainly tasty... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 E Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85012-2612
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighborhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-266-4463
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