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“Delicious Chinese Spot” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Five Star

Five Star
Ranked #180 of 1,439 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Raleigh, NC
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Delicious Chinese Spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

From the outside, you can't even tell this is a restaurant. But if you are ever in Raleigh, please try it!! Everything I have tried is good, but the Sesame Beef is my favorite! Oh and the Creme Brulee was excellent.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Kelli S
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  • English first
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English first
Queenstown, Maryland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great find”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

Five Star is a hole-in-the-wall sleeper in the Warehouse District. Very, very good Asian dishes in a cool space with a zen vibe. First rate service and an ability to handle big groups make for a welcome destination. My grilled Wahoo was a tiny bit over-cooked, but the delicious black bean sauce and perfectly cooked sides compensated nicely. Wonderful dumplings and a decent Sake list made for a great evening with friends.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Oleoleolson
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
300 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Best high-end Chinese in the Triangle”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

Great food and large portions! The service was really good and they had a great beer selection. We went on a Friday night with another couple - the atmosphere was great and the food was even better. Very affordable ($10-$15/plate). I would highly recommend to anyone!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Justin M
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Boone
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Have to try this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

Looks can be deceiving....this place is on a street of empty buildings, near the railroad tracks. Walk thru the nice heavy wood door and you will be amazed. Very modern & upscale, but able to come casual and prices are fine. We had 2 shrimp dishes and a chicken dish, all were great and plenty to take home. 2 appetizers, 1 wine, and 3 dinners - $62 before tip. Service was prompt and friendly. We will return next time in. Raleigh

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank SYBoone
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Went here with some friends that introduced us to this little gem...you MUST try the crispy beef...it is to die for! ALL the food is great!! Some of the best Chinese around!

Visited December 2012
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2 Thank MDeMakes
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