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Great Taste Chinese Restaurant

) #1 of 120 Restaurants in New Britain €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053
+1 860-827-8988
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“egg rolls” (11 reviews)
“peking duck” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have given this restaurant a 10 if I could have. It is a 1st class restaurant with terrific food. You can not find a better value for lunch. They have many combination lunches and dinners. The service is also extraordinary. If you are...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to Great Taste since it looked like what it originally was - an I HOP. I haven't given it a review in several years. Simply put, you get consistently excellent dishes, whatever your favorites or tastes. We especially love going in groups...More

Thank frandoug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me tell you about The Great Taste restaurant that has been around like forever. This is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants and we have been coming here for over 30 years. What makes this restaurant special is their staff and their class. The...More

1  Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go to restaurant for Chinese food. We've been going here for years and have never been disappointed. The wait staff is well trained, the menu selection is excellent, the food and the presentation is very well done. This may seem silly, but...More

Thank MimiSmith
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Driving to Great Taste you would never expect a fine dining experience, but that's just what you'll get here! The food is impeccable and the waitstaff is very attentive. I have never gone to Great Taste and left disappointed. The tangerine beef is a special...More

Thank dcampbellct
Reviewed 3 July 2017

When my aunt wanted to take us out for a birthday dinner, she suggested Chinese at Great Taste. I have to admit I wasn't excited about staying in New Britain, but after visiting Great Taste I'll readily admit we're looking forward to our next visit....More

Thank GBColchester
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Really enjoyed my meal at Great Taste, we think it's the best Asian fare with excellent service. This was our third trip there this year.

Thank PhillyPhan46
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great Taste is located in a run-down neighborhood, but don’t let that put you off. Yes, this is a Chinese restaurant, but it has crisp white tablecloths and a full bar. The Lemon Chicken is wonderful – thin slices of battered chicken in a lemon...More

Thank Essem W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Found the restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. That was a great choice. We came on Saturday night during Memorial Day weekend. We were cordially greeted, seated at a lovely booth, and promptly brought tea and wontons. The decor and atmosphere...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My go-to place for excellent Chinese food! Whether it is General Tso Chicken, Beef and Broccoli or Boneless Pork, I have never been disappointed. Meal is more than ample, always freshly made and service is friendly. I have both eaten in as well as takeout....More

Thank jkguida
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Response from Nelson5454 | Reviewed this property |
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Yes you can...they are very accommodating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-827-8988
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