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2212 Union Rd, Ste 800, Gastonia, NC 28054-3700
704-810-8500
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Today was my first visit to China Cafe as I have just started working in Gastonia. I ordered the Hunan Chicken lunch special for $5.45. I could only eat half of it because of the portion size. The chicken was thin and tender and the meal had lots of veggies which made me happy. The dinner was cooked in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Standard Asian take out. Small but super friendly and quick. You get tons for the money and it has always been good food. The only think i didn't care for is the fried rice doesn't taste/look to be fried. It looks like normal steamed rice with some type of flavoring and color.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I really like quick bites and take-out places, but I wasn't that impressed with China Cafe. I got the sweet and sour chicken, which came with fried rice and a drink for lunch. It cost me less than $6. Really good price, and good quantity, but the taste wasn't quite what I'm used to.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

I've liked this place for years! They provide large portions of MSG-free Chinese food at very reasonable prices. It's a great take-out restaurant. I give them a call and leave the house. By the time I get there, about 10 minutes away, it's ready. Yum Yum!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2008

good for lunch, right next to work

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2212 Union Rd, Ste 800, Gastonia, NC 28054-3700
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: 704-810-8500

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