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China Gourmet

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1783 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Milldale, Southington, CT 06467
+1 860-621-0001
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Litchfield, Connecticut
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Have heard some many wonderful things about this place and we were VERY disappointed. I ordered a hot & spicy dish. The waitress told me it was hot & spicy & I told her that is what I wanted. The meal comes, it is not even close to being hot or spicy. In fact, it had very little sauce on... More 

Thank barbara g
Cheshire, Connecticut
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The food is amazing. The owners are wonderful and all food is cooked to order. The tea selection is amazing

Thank Michele C
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Best Chinese food in the area. Fresh, authentic & made to order. Nothing is pre made or reheated. Very small place with about 7 tables. We've only done take out. When I went in for the first visit, the owner gave me a print out of the history of the chef. Very cool. Try this place out. I don't think... More 

Thank Kat M
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Small restaurant with a big story and good food. Take time to read the history on this chef. Food is excellent and sauces are unique and savory. Can eat in on some days but mostly takeout.

Thank Frederick I
New Haven, Connecticut
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I drove by Rochambeau Mall many times never knowing there was this little jewel of a restaurant tucked in the back corner until an acquaintance recommended it. It has become my go to Chinese restaurant in the area. Everything is cooked to order and I’ve enjoyed every single dish I’ve tried. I use them mostly for take-out and they do... More 

Thank Goretti M
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106 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent Chinese food for take out and eat in during the week only. Friday and Saturday take out only. A little more expensive then your average Chinese food restaurant, but this place is one of the best around.

Thank Bob G
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

Very good Chinese food! I've never had a bad meal there, I love their chicken and broccoli It's in a white sauce very very good..

Thank Mick S
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

After reading reviews , we decided to order takeout from here thinking we would get some great food. The food was terrible. The fried dumpling were burnt on the bottom and the filling had an odd taste. The crab Rangoon was well done to the point it was dry. Sweet and sour chicken was also dry. The egg rolls ordered... More 

Thank Kathy E
Houlton, Maine
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, as good a chinese restaurant as I can ever remember using. As mentioned, its all prepared fresh so involves a bit of a wait, but there is a bar next door if you get impatient!

Thank Duncan H
Southington, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We have been huge fans of this place for decades. Once we tried the food, it forever altered our standard for what constitutes great Chinese food. Our now married children eagerly come from out of town to enjoy a meal there when a craving sets in. As other reviewers have said, it is a small couple-run business at the end... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1783 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Milldale, Southington, CT 06467
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington  >  Milldale
  • Phone Number: +1 860-621-0001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?