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China Coast

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235 Camden St, Rockland, ME 04841-2563
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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241 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good... Flavorful and plentiful... We wanted something besides New England seafood tonight and this was a good choice .. Portions were large! Service was very good.. Our waitress was super sweet and food was served quickly!

Thank wiggygailTX
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

meal started off on a good trend with excellent fried wonton. Perfectly made. But then.. Waiter recommended the crispy duck (interestingly the most expensive on the menu). It was not crispy but soggy and fatty. It had little flavor. Service poor. Waited 5 min to be seated, finally took a table. Waiter came and ok until food served. Never saw... More 

1 Thank john h
Liberty, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

First time ordering from China Coast. The food was ready in under 15 minutes and was excellent. My favourite thing in the world is Crab Rangoons and they made them perfectly. The right amount of filling, and Delish! We ordered the Pu Pu for two, and there was plenty of food, and only $20. The Chinese ribs were larger than... More 

Thank Karie C
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Upon arrival, the hostess realized I had called a few minutes earlier. They were SO accommodating to what I wanted that it was all customized to my liking! BRAVO!

Thank calicoemw
United States
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434 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Stopped in for lunch on a Friday around 1pm. We were just passing through Rockland and stopped in at the local mall and noticed this restaurant and decided to give it a try. Typical Chinese restaurant for a shopping mall. Young staff, not overly friendly, other then hello and what do you want to drink we were not spoken too.... More 

Hope, Maine
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293 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a good place for a fast lunch. You can take out an order from the buffet for a price per pound.

Thank Sonia T
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Today, it was as though a vat of sugar had fallen into most of the food. There is no excuse for what was served up as part of the buffet. The food here can be on the level of that of any quality Chinese restaurant, but it isn't. Customers, however, will add more sweet sauce to the already-sweet food. Mounds... More 

1 Thank Input
Camden, Maine
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

China coast has always been my favorite. As I kid Sunday after church we'd all go down to our favorite Chinese buffet. Crab rangoons are good. Only think I would say, takeout is expensive. Stick to the buffet. :)

1 Thank truereviewsx
Rockland, Maine
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

There buffet is great. I always get the general tso chicken. There buffet is a great value and you should go there hungry. Don't forget the free tea and water to save money

Thank Photobomb1969
New England
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We've eaten several times at the weekend buffet at lunch. Lots of choices and very good honey chicken wings. Our experiences at other times including a few days ago ordering off the menu at dinner was entirely another story. Only one of the three of us had food that was any good. A nearby table received soup that was cold... More 

Thank AlwaysReadyToRoam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Camden St, Rockland, ME 04841-2563
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
Review on Yahoo: http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-10454634R

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