We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Number One Chinese Restaurant

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
216 N Main St, Freeland, MI 48623-9001
+1 989-692-3333
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 17: English reviews
Bay city, United States
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

have great Chinese food . the black bean chicken is great. The crab Rangoon is great. Take out is always good with big portions.

Thank Christine H
Saginaw, Michigan
Level Contributor
30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Pretty Spartan décor and showing some wear. Still, good selection for very little money on the lunch buffet. Buffet includes beverages self serve. If something is out just mention it and they will replace it quickly. They do most of their dinner business in take out and are quick. My food has always been hot and tasty. Smaller restaurant but... More 

Thank CareerCritic
Freeland, Michigan
Level Contributor
24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

For our small town, this is a really good place to eat. The food is good, the price is excellent. If you dine in, you will eat off of styrofoam plates, but hey, it keeps the prices down.

Thank Cheryl L
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Title says it all, food Is good, price is fair, portions are decent. Never had their buffet, just take out. Only option for Chinese in Freeland

Thank jlickly
Freeland, Michigan
Level Contributor
76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went there, are were initially "put off" by the size and sparcity of the "dining room". We went ahead and ordered, and the food was really good. If you order take out, you won't be disappointed. If you eat in, be prepared for a minimal experience

Thank russellp117
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

You know that night you just can't think of anything for supper, or you are just too tired to cook? That is the night you call Number One Chinese Restaurant and order delicious food in generous portions. We keep the menu handy and order our favorites. Usually we order the larger quantities, knowing the generous portions will provide lunch or... More 

Thank Linda S
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I love this place and have for years. The teriyaki chicken on a stick is the best I've ever had. Prices are excellent and owners are really nice. Love this place!

Thank Nickeyonvaca
Saginaw, Michigan
Level Contributor
147 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Freeland has just one Chinese restaurant and they call themselves Number 1, but it definitely is not #1 in taste! Service is ok but the we had a party of 8 and when we moved the tables together there was rust and dirt all over where the table had been ( this table was not one in the back but... More 

Thank LJB049
Bay City, Michigan
Level Contributor
97 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

Every month or so we make a trip to No.1 Chinese restaurant for take out. Our usual order for my wife is the pork chow mein and mine is the shrimp chop suey. Food has always been great, well prepared, large amount and great taste. We will continue to stop monthly for the real thing.

Thank tomgee88
Freeland, Michigan
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Can order pick up also, but the buffet has lots of good food, and variety. Great place for a quick lunch

Thank kpkwshaw

Travellers who viewed Number One Chinese Restaurant also viewed

Freeland, MI

Been to Number One Chinese Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 N Main St, Freeland, MI 48623-9001
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Freeland
  • Phone Number: +1 989-692-3333

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Number One Chinese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?