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3236 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2014

The food was great and plenty of it. We only had the small portions and struggled to finish it all. The order process was smooth and we didn't have to wait more than 10-15 mins. Sure it's Americanised - if you want the real thing go to the Far East. Will be returning.

Thank MSellars1963
Anna Maria, Florida
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124 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

What a terrible place! First of all, it's dirty. Second of all its dirty, and tired of all the food is terrible. The "Sesame Chicken" was devoid of both chicken and sesame seeds. The lo mein noodles were overlooked spaghetti noodles., the garlic broccoli was sweetened, and the egg rolls were awful. The rice was a gooey solid block. No... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

With all the other good places to eat on the Island, there is no need to eat here. Below average food.

Thank piergear
The Woodlands, Texas
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is a small operation with husband & wife doing all the cooking and taking the orders (mainly take-out). We ordered for a family of 8 and I watched them cook the food fresh and prepare it for us to take out. The entire order was done correctly and tasted great. There were plenty of left-overs too for the next... More 

Thank BigDutch_27
Indianapolis, Indiana
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

Poor quality ingredients says it all. Don't waste your money on this take out establishment. Not recommended.

Thank IndyLou2
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013

First of all this is carry out only and call a head to avoid a long wait. I think the portions were big. The food was good. As with all Chinese carry out places you have to find the dishes you enjoy the way they cook them . I would go more for the stir fry than the deep fried... More 

Thank webfeet
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Met my needs. Stopped by the pickup dinner while we were on vacation. Portion was ok as was the taste.Quick service.

Thank chispepsi
Kissimmee, Florida
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

It was a rainy night so we decided to try something quick and easy. We ordered beef lo mein and sesame chicken and there was no sesame seeds on it did not taste like sesame. The beef lo mein taste bad and the beef was fatty and I didn't eat it. Our crab Rangoons were good and the only thing... More 

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Lecanto, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

We were staying nearby and it started to rain as we were getting ready for dinner. We travel with out dog so have to have outside seating which is not possible in a tunderstomr. The food was reasonable. Not the best but not the worse. I phoned the order through and it was ready when I got there. There was... More 

Thank Susan C
Arcanum, OH
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

The proximity of the China 1 restaurant to our hotel was close. The food was just average, nothing spectacular. I've had much better quality Asian food but it was priced fairly.

Thank StickerChick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3236 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?