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China Yan Restaurant

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256 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-4131
+1 603-740-0079
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good55%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“crab rangoon” (3 reviews)
“takeout” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
256 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-4131
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

For this price point (about$8 each) my family got their fill of mediocre buffet staples and left full. Decent selection of noodles, fried apps like egg rolls and wontons. Rice, soup, noodles and stirfry dishes. Side note: really sad to see all Styrofoam plates and...More

Thank Lori Y
Reviewed April 1, 2018

for the money, about seven dollars, either sit down or by the pound, the all u can eat cannot be beat for value, selection, convenience, and satisfying that want. most dishes resemble the standard pre fab, but they add fresh green veg to sparkle it...More

1  Thank andrew w
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We got takeout, first time at this restaurant, and it was very good. So many of the Chinese restaurants in this area go too heavy on the sodium and oil, but China Yan's dishes were fresh and good tasting -- just the right amount of...More

1  Thank TrishE123
Reviewed July 27, 2017

After living in Dover for a number of years, it was time that I ate at China Yan. I’d seen a banner posted on the building that advertised the lunch buffet with a beverage at the special price of $6.99. So, I met two friends...More

3  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I have not been in quite sometime for their buffet, but their take out is great. Always fresh and hot. its a staple for us and never been steered wrong with their food. Though typical Chinese and nothing out of the ordinary, its consistent.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed July 13, 2015

This restaurant is self service. For one price you can get all the food you can eat, including returns to the food table. Drinks included. The food is the same every time, however, so after one or two visits it gets boring. Well prepared, but...More

1  Thank T1063YYdavidk
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Although the menu and offerings are similar to every other Chinese restaurant in the Seacost area, this one stands out for me because of the lunch buffet option during the weekdays. We have always received hot, fresh, and on time food orders (whether eating there...More

1  Thank Scott W
Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Stop in here for a quick bit since it's a buffet and was surprised. The food is very good American/Chinese food. Everything was hot and fresh. It had all the takeout basics available. The price was also very cheap $8.99 for the buffet with drink.

1  Thank Maria R
Reviewed December 1, 2013

On Thanksgiving eve, we purchased several take out dishes from China Yan. The Lo Main was rubbery and overcooked. The fried rice has little flavor. The vegetables were OK. The crab rangoon were preprepared and slightly rubbery not crisp as expected. One mark of good...More

Thank slarson127
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Our favorite takeout Chinese in Dover. Large servings, quick piping hot meals, yummy, and buffet is good too or takeout by the pound.

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  • Address: 256 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-4131
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-740-0079
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