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468 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052-3638
973-731-6411
Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for many years, and it's had its ups and downs. Right now, it has a terrific Cantonese chef. We had mustard greens and Hunan chicken, which were both excellent. Thr dishes come to the table straight from the wok, the ingredients are fresh and prices are reasonable. Don't be discouraged if the restaurant... More 

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Freehold
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Saturday and Sunday dim sum. Very reasonable prices with also a regular Chinese menu. The dim sum is what you should try to appreciate the finner foods.

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Thank Richard S
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and it was fabulous. The soups and spicy dumplings were tasty and perfect staters. The Dragon and Phoenix dish was outstanding as was the Mooshi Pork - a delight with an amazing taste. The homemade plum saw superb with the pancakes. The hot tea was one of the best we've tasted. Thanks,... More 

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Thank Paul W
New York City, New York
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661 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This place is close to us, so we come here for our dim sum fix. It's unusual- some days the dim sum is really fresh, comes out hot and is excellent. Some days, it's very recycled, and just ok. But prices are reasonable, the assortment the norm, and it get's our dim sum fix over with. Management isn't so friendly... More 

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Thank sockster1
CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I have been eating here for years. Still very, very good to excellent. Great service, fair prices. An old fashioned, stalwart Chinese restaurant. It's as good as anything I get in the City. I think some of the bad reviews here are skewed and unfair.

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Thank framwave
New York City, New York
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661 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

As people have said here before, they are the only restaurant in the area that serves dim sum...so we come here every one in a while....and we always leave disappointed. Because it isn't so busy, a lot of dishes recirculate through the dining rooms and just aren't served hot. The dim sum aren't spectacular, and the servers mostly seem they... More 

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Thank sockster1
Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We went for dim sum and were surprised at the lack of variety. The food was cold, deep fried with a strange aftertaste. The waiters did not speak English and did not understand our requests. The worst dim sum in the tri state area.

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Thank Lucia F
West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You have to try their weekend dim-sum: very authentic ! And very delicious !! The chef takes great care to put out some very tasty delicacies. Enjoyable !

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Thank billandzeny
florida
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Only place I could find that offered Dim Sum on a Saturday at lunch. Limited offerings and many dishes circulated many times before being sold and were COLD. Food was good but nothing I tried was excellent. An oasis for someone longing for Dim Sum however.

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Thank JonRSW
New Jersey
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111 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have visited China Gourmet many times for Dim Sum but usually arrive around noon and the Dim Sum has generally been good. The restaurant advertises that they serve Dim Sum from 11-3. This past weekend we had a couple of errands to run and arrived at China Gourmet at 1:30PM. There were still quite a few tables filled and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052-3638
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: 973-731-6411

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