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China Doll Restaurant

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3001 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201-3637
+1 425-259-0284
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Lake Stevens, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

China Doll Restaurant has been around for years. We used to eat there every time we went to town. We haven't went for several years but recently decided to stop in. I do not believe the anything has changed since 1980. The furniture is outdated and the facility is very uninviting. That being said, the waitress was very friendly and... More 

Thank John M
Hamilton, Montana
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Since the last time a few years ago the restaurant has improved in cleanliness and food quality. Staying like this or even improving we will stop by again. The food did not have msg and was lightly seasoned. Perfect for us.

Thank Sharon Z
Lake Stevens, Washington
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Never had a bad meal here, order the #5, for 2 and still have a lot left to take home. Fresh made and delicious. Wide variety of menu options.

Thank Robbyn E
Everett, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

I've eaten here for over four decades, never a bad meal, never anything but attentive polite servers, and hands down the best chow mein I've had. In the years that I still drank I often frequented the bar at The China Doll and always found their drinks to be a great value and being able to enjoy a bowl of... More 

Thank jdh738
Lake Stevens, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I have been going there for years--it's my sons favorite place. One day I ordered a lunch combo, which came with soup. When my garlic chicken arrived it had a dead housefly in it. I never even had one bite. I flagged the waitress down and she offered to replace it but I had lost my appetite. When the bill... More 

Thank dghiydv
Everett, Washington, United States
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162 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

Hit this place on Sunday after a play. Have been going here for over 30 years. Have tapered off over the past 10 years. Thai food took over my taste drive. For the update . The place has aged. Booths are showing wear and covers are wearing out. Place was painted recently. Black and red. Service was good. Prices were... More 

Thank Gary M
Everett, Washington
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

The food here is just ok. Nothing exceptional, but the atmosphere is top notch for the most stereotypical old Chinese restaurant style. I love the dragon on the wall. All in all its not bad, the staff is excellent.

Thank MinuteMann
Snohomish, Washington
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

We went to China Doll on New Years Eve on advise of a friend. We should have walked out as soon as we walked in but thought we would give it a try anyway. The carpet was filthy, the bench to sit and wait on needed repair currently patched with tape. Then the food, small amount compared to other Chinese... More 

Thank JamesB17
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015

Both the environment and food are throwbacks to the '50s (although the restaurant opened in the '60s...time passed slowly in downtown Everett, I suppose.) Having parked our car at the event center, where my son and I were attending an event and cold and hungry, we decided to grab the nearest venue, and the China Doll is directly across the... More 

Thank kagey3
Everett, Washington
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Ordered take-out. The food was alright. Pretty typical Chinese food. The wontons were nothing like I'm used to, not to my liking, but not bad. The general tso's chicken was pretty good. We will continue to look for a better Chinese restaurant.

Thank musicgod3333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201-3637
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Everett
  • Phone Number: +1 425-259-0284

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