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Taste of China

4212 Douglas Ave Ste A, Des Moines, IA 50310-3659
+1 515-277-2222
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (2 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
11:00 - 22:30All hours
4212 Douglas Ave Ste A, Des Moines, IA 50310-3659
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Greasy, open kitchen with no separation from dining area. Owners' kids running around handling silverware, glasses, etc. Sticky tables and condiment jars. The food was mediocre, at best. Will not be in a hurry to return, if ever.

Thank Mel M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Been there many times and everytime it's great. My personal favorite is the beef broccoli beef. Love the egg rolls and egg drop soup also. Definitely a must

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I chose this restaurant due to the favorable reviews. This was our first time in Des Moines and I was in the mood for Chinese lunch...specifically, Shrimp Toast. We were surprised to see that it was a walk-up counter joint. I ordered...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Service at this place continues to need work. We called in a carryout order and the lady was short with us and quick to hang up without asking additional questions about our order. Food tasted great as usual as they put in fresh veggies. Not...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 14 April 2016

As easy as it is to find a mediocre Chinese carryout place, it is equally difficult to find a really good one. So I was thrilled when I discovered Taste of China so close to my house. This is, hands down, the best Chinese food...More

Thank Cyclone05
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Depending on who answers the phone, the lady is not the most friendly. However, I would prefer great food over service when I do a carryout. I will have to say this place serves the best Chinese food in the Des Moines area. I will...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 30 May 2012

If you order for delivery or for pick up, the order taker is abrupt and hurried. They often hang up without saying good-bye, thank you, or anything. They have actually answered the phone several times "What you want?". If you don't know - they seem...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Enjoyed it very much, everything was fresh and the staff was wonderful, good prices.

Thank PerihanW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4212 Douglas Ave Ste A, Des Moines, IA 50310-3659
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-277-2222
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