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Great Taste Chinese Restaurant

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597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053-3965
860-827-8988
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a large party and a few people did not show up. Waiter was annoyed with us and treated us poorly. Food was typical americanized Chinese crap food. Nothing was especially tasty and I ordered mine extra spicy and was bland as could be. Great for Nursing Home Food

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Thank focusmm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a great range of dishes, large selection of food, reasonable prices,tasty, clean, pleasant place for family or on a date.

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Thank Marzena C
Briarcliff Manor, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Worth traveling a few extra minutes to get there. Atmosphere a step above your typical Chinese restaurant.

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Thank _eelrs
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We recently ventured into Great Taste. We were greeted like old friends by many staffers. They really made you feel most welcome. It is a classy place not at all gaudy. The menu is a delight , and not at all like one might expect !

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1 Thank Richard F
Hartford, Connecticut
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255 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My husband and I have been here a number of times since we live close by. The people are nice and the service is good. This past weekend we stopped by and I was a little disappointed. My husband ordered the General Tso's chicken ($15) and I ordered the chicken lo mein ($10). When I received my meal it basically... More 

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Thank tigg189074
New Britain, Connecticut, Usa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Food is really good and service is exceptional. I would recommend to anyone visiting. A must stop for fine dining.

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Thank malikdesade
Hartford, Connecticut
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401 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

As soon as you enter you know you are not in a common Chinese shop. It has luxurious paintings and art. The staff is conscientious and personable -- regulars include professionals and society clientele ! Delicious !

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Thank GringoAlto2000
Southington, Connecticut
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Freshest Ingredients and wonderful waitstaff make Great Taste a memorable dining experience. In an era of stripped down, strip-mall Chinese food experiences with dubious quality, the Great Taste crew is there to remind you what fine dining should be like, with art-filled walls and crisp clean table linens to enhance an excellent selection of menu items from the simple and... More 

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Medford, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place. Well appointed. Great service. I have eaten here before but feel compelled to comment. The food is the best I've had in Connecticut for Chinese cuisine. I had the lunch special very tasty tangerine beef. Lots of crunchy vegetables perfectly cooked and seasoned just right. Five Stars all day long !!

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1 Thank henryj1955
New Britain, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great Taste has been a favorite Chinese restaurant for many years. The atmosphere is comfortable with plenty of booths and tables and the service is very good. Everything I have had from the extensive menu has been delicious and I have never been disappointed. It is on the pricey side but worth every penny.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053-3965
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: 860-827-8988

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