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4722 N 2nd St, Loves Park, IL 61111-5803
+1 815-877-9221
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Roscoe, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Dim sum! Which means Chinese finger foods. This is how Norman the owner greets us my nickname Dim Sum when we visit Chans Cantonese restaurant. Authentic Cantonese everything with Oolong tea that needs No sugar! Egg rolls are the best in the town! Mai tais authentic Meyers rum. Family owned since 1975! Judy, Norman, Allen, Louis, Helen, Paul Thank you!... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

I haven't had that bad of a food experience in years. Glad the owner squeezed us in at the end, but that was about the only highlight. The eggrolls were dry, the crab Rangoon wasn't sweet, and the food just seemed to be swimming in tasteless gravy. Our meal was supposed to come with tea, but they forgot to bring... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2015

We seldom eat in. We order carry outs. House special press duck is our favorite even though there is a good choice of other food. If you are looking for atmospher this isn't the place for you.

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Rockford Illinois
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have been eating and carrying out from Chen's for over 30 years. This family run business is outstanding. Best eggrolls in Northern Illinois. Every dish we order is excellent. Food for carry out is ready in no more than 15-20 minutes. When we eat in, which is once or twice a year, the service is excellent. Very enjoyable experience.... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

This place is just awful. Rude bartender, slimy, tasteless food. People rave about the egg rolls, and they are just heavy, oily, and awful. Can't express enough how much I hate this place. And the bartender has never heard off a White Russian.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4722 N 2nd St, Loves Park, IL 61111-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Loves Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-877-9221

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?