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Great China Restaurant

2115 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1413
+1 510-843-7996
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“peking duck” (31 reviews)
“bone soup” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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2115 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1413
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you’re looking for “authentic” Chinese dining in Berkeley, this is probably your best bet. Based on a recent dinner date, and on my visits to Taipei and Hong Kong, I can verify that some aspects ring true: it’s crowded; some of the food is...More

Thank paulrudenia
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I don't understand all the hype about this place as I have found the dishes to be over-priced and the food to be of so-so quality. We had the wonton soup which they served with broccoli (Chinese don't use broccoli in soups...) and the walnut...More

Thank nomango
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I am very picky about Chinese, enjoying the restaurant I enjoyed growing up. This restaurant was a pleasant surprise. Great food. Not too salty, which is a common gripe. I especially loved the mu shu vegetable.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food is okay, not amazing but family food, if you can't eat too salty, please tell the waiter before. Spicy and sour soup, garlic rice more outstanding than their double skin and belly pork, is a northern Chinese food but not original taste anymore....More

Thank barbarasJ3753NP
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Place is busy like nobody's business. Servers are very helpful. Food is great. Prices are fair. Make reservation in advance otherwise you will wait for 45 minutes.

Thank Rakesh A
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Came here with relatives, one who is Chinese, and she knew the good things to order from the menu (I doubt there are any bad things). Everything we had was scrumptious. The Mandarin wings were delicious, as was the Peking Duck. We had 4 different...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I would have given 0 starts if I could. Moved to the bay area last week and took my parents to Great China for lunch today. Ordered the seafood winter melon soup, ginger scallion fish and seafood chow mein. Both of my parents suffered from...More

Thank yg37
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for many years. Our favorite dishes are: Double Skin appetizer Seafood Pork Dumplings Sauteed Snow Pea Leaves This time we tried Shredded Pork with Hot Garlic Sauce Ginger Scallion Prawns *Note that they are famous for Peking Duck....More

1  Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Crowded place, very good food and good service, what to expect more? We went with a party of 3 and found a table at 8PM without having to wait which was great. Service was fast and waitress friendly and helped in the choice and recommendation.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner which turned out to be less enjoyable compare to lunch in October. Service was good. Food was very good but last time was amazing.

Thank Pawan G
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Joe Y
2 March 2015|
Response from djdulac | Reviewed this property |
Just ate there Sunday Feb 22, twelve attended. Asked for an item that was on the menu at the former location but missing from the menu at the new, current location. They cheerfully made a doublr order for us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-843-7996
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