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The China Bowl

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1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-8494
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Lakehills, Texas
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten there numouros time, because its the only Chinese place in town, and when your friends want Chinese i guess that is where you go. The portions are small and 9 times out of 10 I have to send the soup back because it is cold. They do make good shish kabobs .

Thank Sheila W
Lockhart, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I am on a special diet and the wait person was very helpful in finding me a luncheon that would work with my diet and it was very yummy.

Thank 19june41
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

All the dishes we had at this place were great. The veggie tofu soup was tasty. The basil tofu was delicious and the fried rice was just right.

Thank epiepi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Always greeted with a smile from Amanda the manager. Food is delicious and hot! China Bowl is 1 of the 3 restaurants that my family will eat at in Bandera!!

Thank Randi S
Bandera, Texas
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 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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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-796-8494

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