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The China Bowl

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1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
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Bandera, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is "kinda" hard to envision eating Chinese food in Bandera, The Cowboy Capital of the World. However, the food is excellent. I moved here from Houston, Texas, where wonderful Asian food is around every corner. The China Bowl is so much better than many Chinese Restaurants in Houston! The service is great as well. Eating at the China Bowl... More 

Thank econn007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What is some of the best Chinese fast food ever doing in the cowboy capital of the world!? Kung Pao chicken, Sesame Chicken and Cream cheese crab rangoons😋 However, don't mistake the same good fortune at Boerne location.

Thank Diamondog653
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lunches price are great value ($5.99-$6.50) the dishes come with soup entrees have a good taste. nice place to eat at

Thank alfred167
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Who'd have thought that you could find a decent Chinese food in Bandera, TX? Believe it and try it! Authentic well-known dishes such as General Tso's, Sesame Beef, Egg Drop Soup, and so much more. There's no other place like it in Bandera!

Thank Nicole_Gus_2010
Bandera, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Food is very good, have tried about 6 different orders and most were good, however the egg rolls are not recommended as they are very small for the price and are always toasted to extreme. I ask for hot Chinese peppers and they are provided free. Their wontom soup is very good, however the Sweet and sour pork is poor... More 

Thank pete3042015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The town of Bandera, Texas has a total population of less than 1000 people. Up until recently my wife and I thought the new Burger King was about the summit of culinary delights in Bandera. We passed by the China Bowl countless times and never even noticed it. But they have been busy getting themselves noticed with upgraded facade and... More 

Thank Thomas H
Bandera, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We have gone to The China Bowl twice in April 2016. Both times the food tasted good, service was good, price was good. You get plenty of food for the money, so it's a good value. I couldn't find that they have a buffet, which I really enjoy. That would be the only suggestion I would make to them. Maybe... More 

Thank retiredAK
Pipe Creek, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We've eaten at the China Bowl on many occasions and always get good food at a fair price. I really like their General Tso's Chicken and the Hot & Sour soup is very good. We always have leftovers too, so the portions are fine.

Thank filmtex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

They have traditional Chinese food. The food is very flavorful. The owners are awesome people. We eat here probably more than any other restaurant in Bandera. They are very consistent.

Thank Leslie M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This is our go to place for chineese food in the hill cojntry. We go pass other chineese restruants in the hill country to go to the China Bowl in Bandera. Their food is delicious, quanity is excellent and prices are reasonable. Some idiots complain because they order two saki and expect 4 I guess. The,restruant should give one container... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: 830-796-8494

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