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“We've Decided to not go back”
Review of Crown Palace

Crown Palace
Ranked #4 of 50 Restaurants in Marlboro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I know there are many who consider THIS the pinnacle of Chinese culinary fare. It ain't. Sorry. We've been living here for 14 years and have tried them all. This place is dressed up in all the genuine Chinese pagoda "gongery" and waiters straight out of MGM Central Casting. But if this is where the resemblance to "good" or rather, edible Chinese food, ends. If you like GOOEY, OVERLY BATTERED and FRIED tasteless food DROWNED in fatty gelatinous sauces full of food starch and possibly MSG? Then look no further. But I say, "Yuck!" We keep trying this place from time to time and it is nothing if not consistent. I still hate it., If you want to find out about surprisingly GREAT Chinese Food? Try The Peking Pavilion in Freehold, NJ. It's enough to make me give up Chinatown forever.

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

Delicious Dim Sum outside of a Chinatown, my wife & I took my brother's family here to enjoy some Dim Sum since we can't get any around the Jacksonville, FL area. We've had dim sum in NYC, San Francisco, Vancouver, Chicago & many other places. The Crown Palace was comparable to the others in variety, service, and quality. All of our selections were great and prices were fair. The dim sum is served from carts, plus waiters bring out special. The staff were friendly and efficient.

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Thank WBerger9
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Reviewed June 19, 2012

It was a small family get together, just four adults. The egg drop soup was so yellow, surely loaded with artificial coloring. We had shrimp with broccoli, ordered from the lunch menu. The shrimp was properly cooked, but was tasteless. There was no sauce to give it and the broccoli any flavor. Nice view of a little garden outside. Service was very poor. Waiters were more preoccupied with serving a large party near us.

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Reviewed April 22, 2012

I love sitting in the restaurant I just wish the food was better. It's average chinese food that you wish was better but the space is fun old school!

Thank Leslie B
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

After 15 years of going to Crown Place, it just gets better. The atmosphere is great
with the fish tanks and the waterfall through the window. There peppercorn squid is the best I have eaten. So, is the peppercorn lobster. There prices are really inexpensive and the waiters are always friendly. The hot tea never stops coming. Just wish they had desserts. They will give you brown or white sauce on anything entree. This place holds a lot of people so the wait is never to long. You will love this place.

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Thank MARBLES2222
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