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Review of China By The Sea

China By The Sea
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a no fun Chow Mien joint with moderately expensive prices. Don't know why so many people rave about the food, our dishes tasted like they came out of the same can.
Highlight: we asked for extra hot sauce. The waitress came back and gave us a small saucer of spicy sauce and then CHARGED us $1.50 for it. We protested and we were told that our food was fine and the the charge was fair. Ridiculous....

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Reviewed September 7, 2013

After eating lobster, lobster and delicious lobster for several days on end, we were ready for a change. China By The Sea surprised us with their delicious food and wonderful atmosphere. This is a true gem in Boothbay Harbor. We'd passed it for years and never stopped in - very nice, delicious and affordable!

Thank LoveAllThingsDisney
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Boothbay Harbor is always the last stop on our nine day Penobscot Bay sailing trip. We eat nearly all of our meals on board, but we usually stop at this restaurant for a change of pace. I had a Manhattan which was average and my wife had a house Pino. We split an eggroll appetizer that was average at best. I ordered the house special duck which came with seafood and some type of meat. The duck was obviously reheated and not freshly made. The portion was quite generous. My wife had the Pad Thai which she said was fine. The visit served it's purpose of getting a filling meal at a somewhat reasonable price. The service was mixed.

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Thank BluePhantom
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Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We did not come to Maine to eat Chinese food, but are glad that we stopped here. We found the food to be outstanding and the portions generous. Make sure you get the pork fried rice and then split the entrees as they are huge. Delicious.

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Thank StuA79
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

Good food, and some different choices from the other type restaurants. Excellent service, too. The servers were so sweet to my granddaughter. Price a little high, but not much.

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Thank nanajanet_10
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