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China Star

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201 S Clinton St, Ste 118, Iowa City, IA 52240-4034
+1 319-338-6395
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1 week ago
“Most consistent Chinese takeout in Iowa City”
3 weeks ago
“It's not cheap eat as you think so”
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201 S Clinton St, Ste 118, Iowa City, IA 52240-4034
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some people might claim there is no good Chinese takeout in Iowa, and they'd probably be people who haven't yet visited China Star. We're picky about our Chinese takeout, which is why China Star is our go-to place for it in Iowa City. China Star...More

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's Mo Po Tofu is $12, more than any other place. Usually, other place is about $10. It's not cheap as you think so. It puts too much MSG and oil in food. Not authentic Chinese cuisine.

Thank areiner123
Reviewed July 18, 2018

This is my default to-go place if I am craving chinese food. Keep in mind they have both English and Chinese menu and the older woman at the counter (who I assume is the owner) has always been kind enough to recommend me dishes off...More

Thank ananyasengupta2017
Reviewed April 20, 2018

They never disappoint me. Fast, friendly and delicious! They have been around a long time which should tell you something!

Thank brenyot
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Love the chicken broccoli here. Everything is fresh and not overcooked. Rarely have to wait very long for my food, which is cooked upon order.

Thank ponyexpress11
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Went here for lunch and enjoyed the lunch special. Not gourmet, but the food was plentiful and fast.

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Mu Shu Pork is savory, not sweet, with lots of veggies and egg. My mate enjoyed the chicken and broccoli too. The free hot tea is nice! This place is basic, order at the counter It's reliable and fast. The price is right and it's...More

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed October 19, 2014

I like the Mu Shu Pork, and I skip the pancakes and plum sauce. It is hearty, and feels like "clean food". The place is full of Chinese students, a good indication of authenticity. But, mostly I go because it is a fast and healthy...More

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed May 16, 2014

This restaurant is a favorite of locals and UI international students for the authentic and delicious Chinese food. The staff is always friendly and greets regulars with a warm smile. This is the real deal where the specials board is written in Chinese characters instead...More

4  Thank Terry H
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Clinton St, Ste 118, Iowa City, IA 52240-4034
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-6395
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