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China View Restaurant

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395 S Oyster Bay Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-3327
516-935-6177
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother lived a mile from China View and would walk there for lunch almost once a week. When I visited her she always wanted to go there. We both loved the food and appreciated the service. I am planning a trip to Long Island in September 2016 and wanted to eat at China View in part as a remembrance... More 

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Thank mauij7
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

wait staff at best was ok.. can't say the same for the food. There are so may local restaurants on long island that are so much better. The pancakes for the moo shoo pork were dry and brittle. You would think that the waiter who was rolling them for us would have gotten fresher ones. The noodles in the house... More 

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Shortly before taking our trip to Long Island this past summer, we found out that China View had closed their doors forever. All of us baby boomers who grew up in Plainview considered China View the "go to" place for Chinese Food. My most heartfelt thanks and appreciation go out to the China View family and employees who always made... More 

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NY
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399 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I have nothing bad to say about China view. Food was good, place is comfortable, service was good. No complaints. It's your typical. That said, its been around a long time so they are doing something right.

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Thank JesusDad
Hunterdon County, NJ
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I moved away from Long Island to New Jersey years ago, and one down side to that is the Chinese food. Chinese food in New Jersey is not very good especially the Chicken Chow Mein, which has always been my favorite dish. So when I was in the area I couldn't resist going to this old style sit down Chinese... More 

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Old Bethpage, New York
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156 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

As some other reviewers have stated, this is a throwback Chinese restaurant and it's showing its age. One of the reviews says, this is the best Chinese food on Long Island. Well, I think they have to get out more often. The food is plain basic Chinese. Don't get me wrong here, the food isn't bad, it's just far from... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

visitLasCruces_NM writes: We ate on 7/15/13. Very hot and humid day. This place has very good air conditioner !! The service is concerned, prompt and efficient. Make sure that they understand well what you want because they are fast. They are rarely wrong. They have lunch specials until 3 PM that can be simple or good combinations. Dinner has tablecloth... More 

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long island, new york
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117 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is a throwback from my youth. This is the best chinese restaurant. Hot tasty food with concerned service. Pricing is right. This is the way Chinese food use to taste. No frills, nothing fancy. Glad I found the China View in Plainview NY.

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Plainview, New York
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Boring, bland, cantonese cooking with poor service. If you want tasty cuisine, try Szechuan or something else.

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Thank Erica D
Center Moriches, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

We found ourselves in Plainview for business and wanted a good but inexpensive meal. We happened to be parked in front of China View and after looking up reviews decided to give it a try. True to the reviews, the place was awesome. This is a throwback to the Chinese restaurants of yesteryear when you can still get "one from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 S Oyster Bay Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-3327
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Plainview
  • Phone Number: 516-935-6177

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