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China Chef INC

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2240 Hwy 36 E, Saint Paul, MN 55109-2840
+1 651-777-9790
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I hadn't been here for a couple years. With so many choice for dining I just haven't made the effort. There was a full buffet which was nice but once I ordered I found that most of it was on the "sweet" side. Syrupy, sweet and a lot of deep fried, syrupy sweet. Both types of wings were sweet too.... More 

Thank MollyAW1234
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

The orange chicken is so good!!! It's perfect!!! I don't like a lot of saucy food, and they made the orange chicken perfectly, less saucy and breaded chicken was great!!! And the kungpao chicken was good too! I would recommend everyone to order the orange chicken.

Thank Divilat
White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2014

Me and my son were just at China Chef today for the first time. This is the first time I have ever went to a buffet and left out still hungry. We were very disappointed, everything was old and dry. Nothing was moist and fresh it was like the food was three or four days old and they just kept... More 

Thank Princess L
Lino Lakes, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Food was okay. Many items were over cooked. Found a bone in sweet and sour chicken. Wontons were cooked in too high of heat as outside was over done and cheese wasn't melted. Buffet $9.50/adult.. sodas $1.75. Didn't care for egg rolls or egg fo young either.

Thank Ann C
Denver, Colorado
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347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2014

We had their dinner buffet. I found the food choices adequate and did find that most of the choices were too sweet including the hot and sour soup. Service was good and price was good. It was a mix of Chinese and Vietnamese and I think it would be better if they concentrated on just one i.e., Chinese or Vietnamese.... More 

Thank The_Don_Francisco
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

First time there. Took a group of 20 people for a team party. Buffet was terrific! Fantastic service, fresh flavorful hot food. Highly recommend.

Thank fprandy
North Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

My family have been eating here for almost the first day they opened. We have gotten to know the owners and their family. The food is very good. While the buffet is not large, we have always found it to be very good. We also order to go.

Thank VernSimpson
North Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

We have eaten there or ordered carry out from when it first opened. We have gotten to know the owners Tim and Jennifer and their family. The food has ALWAYS been great. The service very good and friendly.

Thank VernSimpson
Afton, Minnesota
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

For many years now this restaurant has served the area and has offered good food and reasonable prices. Family run and owned and part of the community with the next generation now working there also . Worththe stop to sample their buffet or order off their menu. Prices are reasonable and the food good .

Thank Orin_K_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Hwy 36 E, Saint Paul, MN 55109-2840
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-777-9790

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?