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“Good Chinese food at good price”
Review of Big Boss

Big Boss
Ranked #225 of 4,242 Restaurants in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 7, 2012

One of the better restaurants in China Town. They have separate arena for Family. The parking area is the best on China Town (within the compound), valet parking recently started.
Now, regarding the dining area its huge and you have all sorts of tables from table for 2 to table for 20. This actually adds to the commotion as too many people are seated at any point of time. They have two dining areas for family (one in new and the other in old building).
Getting a place is very difficult on weekends. They accept pre booking but only if you agree to reach before 7:30.
Regarding the food, its cheap and of good quality. All cooked fresh. The waiter even takes care to see that you have not ordered excess. If excess, they're happy to pack it for you.
Among delicacies, the crispy chicken, crispy baby corn, hot garlic chicken are mentionable. The quantity is good, one plate in main course like rice/chowmein enough for two.
Recommended for people who love good food at cheap price, not recommended for people who desire for a peaceful dinner, as the place is somewhat chaotic.

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Thank Soumyajit
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Reviewed May 4, 2012

Heard a lot about this establishment and first time visited here. First thing which will catch your attention is it's huge parking space they have and the only one in Chinatown. They have a huge dining area but the moment you enter will notice one thing which is lethargic waiters.
They takes ages to give a table, get menu card for you, serve you water and doesn't know how to communicate with customers.
Now coming to food. Well Chinatown restaurants are known for their value for money and Big Boss is no exception. Food quantity is very good, quality is acceptable, taste keeps you busy yet light on your wallet. After ordering starters, soups, main & side dishes along with deserts our bill was around INR 3300 for 8 adults. Pretty cheap huh? But saying so you have to be mentally prepared with the waiting time to get your order on table.
Few things one has to be aware of before paying a visit to Chinatown area. They have clumsiest lanes, mad traffic, foul smell in air from leather factories. I guess this establishment can't do much about this.
If the management improve their service and train their waiters how to keep up with customer expectations then this one you should look for. I am rating them strictly on my overall experience inside the property and their horrendous service takes away couple of stars.

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6  Thank Souvik25
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Reviewed March 1, 2012

We have been patronising "Big Boss" in China Town in Kolkata for a number of years and have been going back time and again. In October,2011 we were a family group of 8 persons and we had a Wonderful dinner. The food is consistently very good. Another plus point is that they have ample parking inside their property.

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5  Thank Traveler-O-World
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