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China Palace

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101 S Main St, Rochester, NH 03867-3100
(603) 332-3655
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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West Lebanon, Maine
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Quaint business, atmosphere is really nice!! Food is real good and the staff makes you feel at home. This restaurant is more of an authentic Chinese taste & feel then any other I've been in. It's a nice experience.

1 Thank coloredflames
Rye, New Hampshire
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790 reviews
501 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

I have mixed feelings about this place. I usually eat in the bar. The food is good, the portions are average, and the prices are okay. The drinks are strong, as they usually are at most Chinese restaurants. Service is friendly if slow at times. There are big windows looking out onto Main Street, which is nice. It's a cozy... More 

Thank NHjo
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is definitely the BEST Chinese restaurant in the area and the best we have ever had anywhere in our travels.. Every item is made from scratch....best fried rice ever....home made wontons and rangoons....always hot and fresh....can't say enough about the quality of the food. Stella is a peach and her waitstaff is very excellent. A great place!

1 Thank easyriderNh
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

GLASS FOUND IN FOOD & STAFF EXTREMELY UNPROFESSIONAL! Ordered $45 worth of food tonight for dinner which my family never got to enjoy thanks to a clear 1/4" piece of glass found in the food. Was eating with my wife and 3 yr old when I got cut inside my mouth and promptly spit out a piece of broccoli along... More 

3 Thank Matt F
Hua Hin, Thailand
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159 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

This Bar/restaurant serves old school chinese food (with some japanese and thai dishes too) in a friendly setting. the owner seems genuinely friendly and is a great host.

1 Thank Denis B
Madeira Beach, Florida
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is an old-fashioned Chinese restaurant on the first floor of a house. It is not fancy; Tiki-Chic atmosphere. You will find traditional American Chinese like lobster sauce, chop suey and Hawaiian wedding. Exotic drinks will be made right in front of you, to order, and some are served in exotic glassware, like they did in the 60s and 70s.... More 

1 Thank kelleyking55
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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434 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went there with a large group after a concert at the Opera House. We arrived late and stayed long after close with no complaints. Our group ordered everything from full meals to just tea and that was fine as were individual checks. The wait staff was friendly and efficient! Amazing how they got the food out so quickly and... More 

Thank jroihl
Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014

Nice atmosphere, lounge on one side, restaurant seating on the other. Large menu. Take out and delivery within 3 miles. Portions are good. Box your own leftovers.

1 Thank Bill A
Northwood, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We met friends for dinner Sunday night the food was ok same tired waitress it seems like the place is just tired the quality just isn't there anymore. But it is still better than the other places in town

Thank tim e
Rochester, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

First my girlfriend and I were seated by our waitress. The waitress threw my silverware right at my plate. The restaurant was very dirty. The shelves behind us had a tun of dust on them.The food was by far the worst we ever had. There was no flavor in almost all the food we tried. The beef terrioki was the... More 

1 Thank psportsfan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Main St, Rochester, NH 03867-3100
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (603) 332-3655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?