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“Best Chinese Restaurant in Dayton Area”
Review of China Cottage

China Cottage
Ranked #2 of 57 Restaurants in Springboro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 29, 2013

A very nice restaurant in Springboro! Belive that residents of Dayton, Cincinnati, Middletown, West Chester, etc. would appreciate it dearly. This is the best of four restaurants(with the same name) run by owner, Tiger. We came here three times when we stayed in Middletown for business, if not for their big portion, we would have come here more often.
Inside the restaurant, we saw its beautiful setting, decoration, statues and Chinese painting and outside at the front door, a Chinese lion statue imported from China. It has a bar, a rarity of Chinese restaurants. Our servers were friendly, cordial and responsive. We have ordered Hot & Sour Soup ($1.95), Eight Treasures in Clay Pot ($16.95), MaLaDuSi (Shredded Pig Tripe in Chili Sauce, $12.95), Pork Garlic Sauce ($9.95), Shredded Pork with 5 spices tofu ($12.95) and Orange Beef($12.95)-These were two nights’ ordered. All tasted very good- Mala (means hot and spicy) is REALLY hot! They used real china plates to serve foods-another rarity nowadays. The portions were so huge-2 nights’ order enough for five meals.

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Thank Chuang004
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Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

The inside of this restaurant is very nice and oriental themed. More of an upscale setting. We were greeted in a very friendly manner upon our entrance and female server was friendly and attentive. Prices were great for lunch and meals included fried or white rice and a bowl of soup. I did the hunan chicken with white rice and hot and sour soup. Soup was hot, spicy, sour and delicious. Entree was prefectly spiced and the portions were great.

The only reason I did not give this place 5 stars is two reasons: 1. They serve 20oz coke product bottles no fountain cokes and no refills. 2. The time between our soup and entrees was long for lunch...almost 20 minutes.

Overall good though and I will be back.

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Thank mws813
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

The food here is exceptional. Unfortunately, the wait service too often hits a sour note that courses through the entire dining experience. Ignoring seated patrons and acting as though you'd rather be somewhere else will never endear you to your clientele. This is not enough, however, to keep us away from the tasteful environment and the very well-prepared fare. If you get a good wait person, your meal is likely to be delightful in every respect.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

We loved this place. The Walnut chicken was amazing, as was the crab rangoon. Only negative was our waiter. He was nice, but overwhelmed with all his tables. He forgot our rice and half our drinks. Even after repeatedly asking for our missing items we didn't get them until we were leaving.

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Thank Leighof3
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Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

The food here is always the best quality, the service is fast and highly efficient. This place is top notch!

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Thank Terri D
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