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Jin Yuan Chinese Restaurant & Lounge

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41 Temple St, Waterville, ME 04901-6628
+1 207-861-4433
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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41 Temple St, Waterville, ME 04901-6628
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Best "Egg foo young" my wife have ever enjoyed. Consistantly the best in oriental fare. Nice ambienace located in a traditional downtown setting.

Thank airehead2
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We have ordered food for delivery about 4 times now. They will cook to my special dietary needs (cook veggies well) which is unusual for an Asian restaurant. They deliver to a wide area for a small fee. We have enjoyed a variety of appetizers...More

Thank TNinME
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Traveling. I realize it is difficult to find good Chinese take out. We have a few places at home and they deliver and it is pretty good Americanized Chinese. This was horrid. Dumplings no taste. Egg rolls are bland as well. Special shrimp dish? Don't...More

Thank KelPsi
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great margaritas! We like chorizo con queso as well as other TexMex delights . Causal and family friendly.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed July 21, 2016

The staff is very pleasant. The is Devine and each dish is prepared separately. The tastes are true to the description. Parking is a problem. But it is so worth th trip.

1  Thank mystuffpb
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The key to having a good Chinese American restaurant experience is to savor the surreal nature of going to a Chinese restaurant that would never exist in China especially in how the food is made and prepared This is not a bad thing but rather...More

Thank InTenCities
Reviewed May 24, 2016

I eat at Jin Yauns at least once a week as I work downtown. Their food is consistently excellent. i can say I have never had a bad meal there. The portions are huge and prices are low. They only use fresh vegetables. By far...More

Thank skidad2
Reviewed April 13, 2016

My husband and I order takeout from here whenever we're in the mood for Chinese. I've never encountered a bad meal from them, and the people I've spoken to have always been friendly and helpful.

2  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed April 2, 2016

The décor and actual restaurant is rather standard Chinese type décor. What sets this place apart is the food. Really top quality. They serve much of the standard fair but always with super fresh ingredients, no MSG very nicely seasoned and cooked just right. Restaurant...More

1  Thank Dana S
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Great food, have only had take out so far. Large portions and delicious food looking forward to dining in. Do not let the bad neighborhood scare you away.

Thank rukaspooka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Temple St, Waterville, ME 04901-6628
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-861-4433
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