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Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

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10398 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709-1431
+1 208-376-3260
11:00 - 22:00
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Boise, Idaho
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Was given a gift cert. so we thought we would give it a try. Bad mistake, ordered 3 dishes off the menu and could not eat two of them. The manager was nice and only charged us for one item. Went back to use up gift cert. for lunch and had the buffet. Was the worst Chinese food we have... More 

Thank BeachRunner50
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food has remained pretty much the same for at over 20+ years. They've added some things that people love but I stick with the same old stuff. I don't really know the names of what I eat but it's pretty much all really good. My roommate said to go to a chinese buffet called wok & grill in twin... More 

Thank UltraSafe A
Boise, Idaho
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you are looking for a Chinese buffet, Great Wall is the place to go! Excellent food, good sushi, and the crab rangoon is the best! Service is really good too! Friendly staff!

Thank ndvillanueva
Boise, Idaho
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have been visiting this place since our kids were small, and now they have kids! So we don't visit as often as we once did (having kids makes a difference), but you expect specific dishes to stay the same. Not necessarily true! We just had lunch, and I actually took notes! The General's Chicken is better. They are using... More 

Thank Blake N
Fairfield, Connecticut
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307 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The food was cooked fresh, it was tasty and the staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful. The buffet offered a wide selection of Chinese food. It's an all you can eat meal that includes drinks and desert.

Thank Edwin H
Boise, Idaho
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is the place when you have one of those "hungers", where you want something in particular, but have no idea what. And the place when you and some friends or co-workers want to get together to share a great meal. And, of course, when you and the family, kids, parents, & grandparents, want to let somebody else do the... More 

Thank Blake N
Boise, Idaho, United States
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130 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I give it a three because it's pretty standard, not because it's bad. We get take it or delivery, it's always good and reliable. The people are always nice, food always ready pretty fast. It's not amazing original, it's like going to a chain you know, it's the same every time and sometimes that's just what you want.

Thank Bree B
Emmett, Idaho
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

As Chinese buffets go, what is there to say - they kept the trays full & promptly removed empty plates from our table. The Mongolian Stir fry is the best part of this experience.

1 Thank Idnative21
Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Things didn't taste fresh. There wasn't enough for the price. Maybe it was because it was delivery that made it so bad, but we will not give it another try. We will try other Chinese restaurants to see what they have to offer.

Thank lfeiswhtumkeit
Boise, Idaho
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

Overall I like the place. I think they could use stricter management. But I always get my food to go anyway. I love their buffet but being Horribly introvert I can't stand being around people So I never get to eat it Maybe it's because all the steroids I'm on Who knows?. Of all the Chinese restaurants in Boise I... More 

Thank thebtownbeast

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 10398 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709-1431
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-376-3260

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