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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Chinese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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meals, features


Vegetable Delight
Hunan Chicken
Moo Goo Gai Pan
Chicken with Broccoli
Chicken with Mixed Vegetables
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Cashew Nuts Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken
Hot Pepper Chicken
Chicken with Garlic Sauce
Pepper Steak
Beef with Broccoli
Hunan Beef
Hot Pepper Beef
Szechuan Beef
Vegetable Beef
Beef with Garlic Sauce
Pork with Garlic Sauce
Hunan Pork
Hot Pepper Pork
Sweet and Sour Pork
Hunan Shrimp
Sweet and Sour Shrimp
Shrimp with Garlic Sauce
Shrimp with Cashew Nuts
Shrimp with Mixed Vegetables
Kung Pao Shrimp
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With shrimp $+1.00
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

The food here is very authentic. They even make their own soy sauce which was soo good. Not salty at all. Next time I go I'm going to see if I can buy some. Everything we has was top notch. Will defininitly go back when...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

This small restaurant is in Madison in a strip mall. Parking is plentiful and free. The people who work there are very nice. The restaurant itself is a bit worn, but no big deal. I really did not care for the food. Everything seems to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We love China Cottage great food and vey friendly staff. They give you plenty of food. The facility is always clean.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Lunch special until 4PM includes soup or egg roll, rice, generous main dish and fortune cookie. Everything delicious and no MSG. Friendly, smiling staff and very pleasant Chinese music makes this a special place for lunch. I had shrimp in garlic sauce - lots of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019

You wouldn't think a Chinese restaurant in a strip mall would be all that great but this one is, from the service to the food. I have been very impressed especially by the service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Had the Rangoons as an appetizer...the were fried to perfection and had the most filling of any I have ever had! Delicious! I had the Broccoli Beef Platter and husband had the Sweet and Sour Chicken Platter. They each came with a choice of soup...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat Chinese. It's clean, the servive is excellent and the food is the best around. A great place for a date or a casual outing. You must try the Crab Rangoon!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

If you want some really really good Chinese food this is the place. We ate here for a birthday party for my mom and it was great. They have a room that you can seat 8 people that was perfect for us. We have eat...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Excellent service, excellent food. Especially good... the Hot and Sour soup.. the dumplings, whether steamed or fried (I had a Chinese business colleague visiting, and he said the dumplings were both authentic, and delicious.) Excellent Crab Rangoon (not authentic, but good!) You will do better...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 3, 2018

China Cottage has good food for good value. The restaurant is clean, service is good, and food is tasty. I especially like their Cashew Nut Chicken and Sesame Chicken. Some Chinese restaurants have very salty soups, but the soups here are not overly seasoned. It...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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