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Taste of China

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610 Albemarle Sq # 612, Charlottesville, VA 22901-7406
+1 434-975-6688
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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363 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go-to for good Chinese food in Charlottesville. You can get the standard Americanized menu options, but you can also get some really good, more authentic dishes which are full of flavor. They also have a good lunch menu, available only during the week days. The interior is OK, but not really that cozy, the food makes up... More 

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Earlysville, Virginia
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Pleasantly surprised with my lunch. A very nice combination lunch menu. I had the Pepper Steak with Onions. The vegetables were very fresh and stir-fried perfectly, Tender with just a bit of crispness. The beef was very tender. A big plus was that the lunch combination include choice of soup, an egg roll, fried rice and a nice portion of... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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243 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Except for hot and sour soup which was neither, all the dishes ordered were well made, nothing was drowning in a saucy cornstarchy gloop and and each dish was hot when appropriate and mild when not. We started with fish with cilantro rolls which were deliciously seasoned. We went on to enjoy dried fried eggplant--crispy on the outside, creamy on... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My wife and I visited a Taste of China for our first time this weekend, and based upon the rave reviews we saw, we were quite disappointed. My wife had a shrimp & vegetable dinner, and I had the cashew chicken dinner. The cashew chicken tasted good, but there was so little sauce that the entire meal was too dry.... More 

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Virginia
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266 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

I was hoping to find someplace at which I could sit down and enjoy some standard Chinese fare. Taste of China surpassed my expectations. I had eaten at ToC many years ago during the brief time Peter Chang was the chef and wrongly assumed that all the great tastes I had enjoyed had vanished with him. After Chef Chang opened... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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207 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've been dining out a lot in Charlottesville and I try to keep within a budget. Taste of China popped up as a place to try so I went for dinner. The place is in a strip mall, so it's not exactly the most exciting location but then again, you can't eat location. There were several large groups of Chinese... More 

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Manchester, Tennessee
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Very popular spot considering how busy it was for lunch crowd. Also well liked by local oriental population. Large serving for 6.99 lunch pricing. Hunan Shrimp was a bit salty but had right amount of heat. Chicken & Cashew was flavorful. Plates where cold so food did not stay hot on plate. We will try a different place next time... More 

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Tulsa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

Freshly made, generous portions,convent and clean location, reasonable price, service friendly and prompt

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

First off let me say if Chinese people are writing reviews on Google it must be Authentic Chinese! My take. I've been to Toronto Canada where the largest Chinese Asian is in the US nest to California. When in Toronto I quickly relised here in the US we only get a very deluded version of asian food. One most are... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

The two things that stuck out to us were the huge portions (good enough for two meals!) and how great everything tasted! We did takeout and it took 20min for it to be ready, which was perfect because it took that long to drive there! We got a soup, appetizer, and two entrees and it came out in the high... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Albemarle Sq # 612, Charlottesville, VA 22901-7406
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-6688

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