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Great China Chinese Restaurant

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2416 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-8319
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Harlingen, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to go to Great China almost every day with my colleagues when I worked in Harlingen, TX. Now I go from time to time but I still love what this place has to offer. The food is great, the taste is excellent and it's all fresh food. I highly recommend this place for families, friends, couples, and kids.... More 

1 Thank crisace
Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I am not particularly fun of buffets, but I was very impressed with this one. They only have two stations of food and 1 for desserts. Food is international, not only chinese, and they have some sushi too. Food was varied and good quality. Vegetables in particular and the grilled salmon were fantastic!! Service was friendly, restrooms good and they... More 

1 Thank 765gladysm
St Paul MN
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to lunch my wife agreed on this place without a real affection for Chinese food. Turned out to be excellent food not really Chinese but a wide variety of seafood, chicken... everything at a very reasonable price. Very popular place and I can see why. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Lowteck
Mission, Texas
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179 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

This place keeps it real simple with only 2 Buffett stations and nothing but the good stuff . Other places overwhelm you with choices of stale cold food but not here. Trays are constantly changed and the service is down right spectacular. I recommend the wings and crab which were my favorite. Price is decent at just over 20.00 for... More 

1 Thank mrmoparhemi
Mission, Texas
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138 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Our friends met us at this restaurant. They often eat there but we hadn't tried it yet. We were very surprised at the quality of the items. The fried calamari was fantastic.

1 Thank Teddy D
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Having dinned in countless Chinese Establishments throughout the country as well as overseas I have to say I was a bit disappointed or shall I say my taste buds were. While Chinese food varies from location to location they seemed to be way off from normal. The parking lot was full and plenty of folks dining. Perhaps my taste buds... More 

1 Thank Arthur M
Hampton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

For us this would fall among the average, everyday Chinese Buffets. Not great, not bad...just the same ole Chinese Buffet fair. Pricing is good and service was great. Will say the restaurant was very busy and full of people. That alone says a lot. We left full and satisfied.

Thank BudgetTravelerMR2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

Positives: great attentative staff, food is fresh and tasty. What I love the most about this place is that they always have grilled short ribs and chicken breast displayed on top of a bed of grilled onions and peppers... Chicken is delicious. Negative: their salad selection is lacking to say the least.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tucson, Arizona
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is a good place to go for Chinese in Harlingen. The buffet offers a good variety and very good tasting food.

Thank Paul4093
Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Very attentive and friendly staff! Food was very good! Kim is a very nice lady. Thanks, Don, Scott and Carolyn from Minnesota

Thank Carolyn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2416 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-8319
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: 956-423-8885

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