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China Gourmet

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117 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3503
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Shanghai, China
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We enjoyed China Gourment when we lived in Milwaukee several years ago. Since then we moved to and lived in China for 4 years, and then Chicago, and now back part-time in Milwaukee. We revisited China Gourmet tonight for dinner. We struggle to find Chinese food in the US that is as good as what we loved when living in... More 

Thank GGG65
Saint Francis, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I work across the street from this restaurant and have been there many times for their buffet. They have a great selection and the service is great.

Thank Santorini13
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

Before I went to hear the Symphony at the Pabst, I checked China Gourmet's menu online. They had a very broad selection of dishes -- poultry, beef, vegetarian, pork, noodles, fried rice, etc. There was a special offer: if you showed your ticket (for theater or concert) to the restaurant staff you would get a free egg roll or cup... More 

Thank ComradeCamper
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

I can't say the food is better than average for Chinese cuisine, but I always enjoy coming here. It's bright and colorful and the buffet is a pretty good deal with a pretty wide range of offerings.

Thank JanetCarol
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

Standard Chinese fare for a good price. Pleasant staff with a decent ambiance. Some good vegetarian options which pleased my wife.

Thank jdtowner
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

we tried the buffet it was good, nothing special, but reasonably priced. If you like chinese buffets you might want to try it

Thank karyn k
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

Rainy night in Milwaukee and China Gourmet is right across from the theater. This place has been there forever so the food must be good. It is! The menu is so large you will never read it all. We normally order off the menu when there is a huge buffet that way the food is cooked just for us. Ordering... More 

Thank dobskier
Stuart, Florida
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325 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2015

Not many Chinese restaurants within walking distance of the downtown hotels where I was staying, but I found this one and had some great beef & pork with broccoli and rice. I was surprised at how dead the place was and really felt bad for the owners because I do think the food was good, and the little old Chinese... More 

Thank elindoo
Saukville, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015

We desperately wanted to like this restaurant, but after three tries, we've come away disappointed every time. The food on the buffet looks right, but it's bland. The "Pressed Duck" was NOT pressed duck; the "Shrimp & Lobster Sauce" was NOT "Shrimp & Lobster Sauce," and the dishes were all cool to tepid. We were served by the owner himself,... More 

Thank Joe R
Milwaukee, WIscons
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2014

The China Gourmet Buffet is a great way to try some old favorites and new entrees. The staff is friendly, the food is good.

Thank Strength2Jan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 414-272-1688

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