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76 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1540
(802) 244-1968
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Waterbury Center, Vermont
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ten Minutes is usually the answer when you order over the phone. The dinner specials are good value and pretty good quality. Dining in is okay but the bathroom is AWEFULL. Better to take your meal home. Looks to be owned by a hardworking family.

Thank tnair2016
Milford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Very blend taste and not welcoming atmosphere at all. Looks like it's a newer business with whole family on site including young kids. We asked for little spicy food and it came out to be very flat.

Thank s s
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Worst chinese I have ever had. Nothing but grease and salt I specifically asked them to not put additional salt on the food and it's like they doubled the amount of salt they use.

Thank Judith D
Waterbury, Vermont
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I have a few of my favorites that I like from there for lunch. It's just what you would expect for fast food. Usually the restaurant is to cold to in out so take out is the best option.

Thank Vanessa D
Lighthouse Point, Florida
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

On Northern Main Street in a small shopping center is the China Star Chinese Restaurant offering Szechuan, Hunan, and Cantonese foods. The owners were friendly and helpful with my vegan and regular requests. Upon opening up my bag, the delicious smells of what awaited inside wafted in the air. The spring rolls were some of the best I'd ever had.... More 

Thank SYClark
Waterbury Center, Vermont
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The China Star restaurant in Waterbury is a family run and the food is very consistent and affordable with a very broad menu. Every entree order is cooked to order and you can watch the prep of your meal from the counter. The family is friendly and the service is fast. They use good quality ingredients and the portions are... More 

1 Thank Michael N
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216 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is essentially a Chinese takeout restaurant but has more than the usual 2-3 tables of such places. Since we were eating in, the food came out on reusable plastic plates with plastic utencils. Food was plentiful and served hot. TV in the dining area provided local news and weather. The menu items were average for such restaurants. We had... More 

1 Thank EllenBread
Trion, Georgia
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85 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

They only have can soft drinks, which I don't like. But the food was what you'd expect and it was made fresh, no buffet. The prices were cheap. The staff had limited English, but they were polite and eager to please. I wouldn't hesitate to go back.

Thank OleTravellinJacky
Mystic, Connecticut
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

My husband and I both ordered the General Tsaos Chicken and we threw away both meals completely! What a waste of our money. The chicken was like the scrap fatty pieces that you would normally trim off the chicken and discard. They breaded it, fried it and called it a specialty dish! YUK.....The Wonton soup was horrible! That went down... More 

1 Thank Scarabjade
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Great food everytime I come back to eat! I drive away from 4 local asian places and take the extra 15 minute drive to get great food! The owners are pleasant as well. Not a fancy looking place but very clean and the food is great!

1 Thank IzzybellysPaPa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05676-1540
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: (802) 244-1968

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