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China Cafe

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1525 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5142
+1 970-259-0868
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good15%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
Aug 3, 2018
“Good food but bad timing on our part”
Jul 11, 2018
“Average Chinese Food A Little High on Price”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
LOCATION
1525 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5142
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21 - 30 of 32 reviews

Reviewed July 6, 2015

Very good, reasonably priced food. Good service and nice tables outside with view of river. Food was fresh and not too greasy. If in Durango again, would stop here!

Thank John-Patrick7
Reviewed June 1, 2015

The place has crammed so many tables into the small space you can hardly navigate to the bathroom. Besides that half of the tables were dirty. The buffet was pretty weak too, with the Hot & Sour soup being burned and the rest of the...More

Thank jamieb118
Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by this restaurant when we got into town late and not much was open. The two waitresses were extremely pleasant and engaging, our dish was fresh tasting with not as much sugar as Chinese food usually uses.

Thank Olivia H
Reviewed May 23, 2015

Ordered the house special appetizer plate & some lo mein , could hardly get through the appetizer plate! Big hunks of steak , egg rolls , spare ribs , fried wontons , Flyboys and shrimp , all on the appetizer plate! Then they brought out...More

Thank Rust-E-Junque
Reviewed December 27, 2014

So many times when a customer phones a Chinese restaurant, the employee fielding take-out or delivery orders is, at best, curt. However, we were pleasantly surprised at how friendly the person who took our take-out order was when speaking on the phone with my husband....More

Thank fiery4
Reviewed September 29, 2014

After being reliable for many years, the restaurant has expanded with a patio, but lacks parking for the old indoor space, much less the added area. The staff was dressed in dirty clothes, t-shirts with stains on the back (looked like one staff member had...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed September 18, 2014

The outdoor patio with the river beside it is the best area for your meal. The staff is prompt to your requests but they must travel to the front dinning area to accommodate all services for you on the patio.

Thank Matt M
Reviewed September 10, 2014

I really don't like writing bad reviews but sadly I don't want some one to experience what we did here! Service was slow and poor, food was very lacking in flavor, way too much sauce on dishes. I felt over priced for 2 dinners $32...More

Thank Cheri12
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Pretty and central location with outdoor dining along the river where diners can see river rafters and kayakers going by...the menu was good, reasonably priced...

Thank KatherineAR
Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have eaten here twice , the first time I ordered a tofu dish and all was good. Unfortunately this past time I was served CAT..wasn't really sure what it was until doing my research . Completely disgusted being that I ate a bite of...More

1  Thank Biggie77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5142
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-0868
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