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Gourmet Kingdom

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301 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2311
+1 919-932-7222
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I must confess that I've not eaten in the restaurant, only ordered take-out. We usually do Jade Palace, but decided to try GK instead today. Had the General Tso's chicken, which was flavorful but dry, and the Beef & broccoli, which satisfied my craving but wasn't anything standout (either bad or good). Service was quick (10 mins) and friendly. Nice... More 

Thank Jennifer V
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Food was fine, far from the best in the area though. I was incredibly disappointed with the service. I was expecting it to be crazy on Christmas, but it wasn't nearly as crowded as I expected. Unfortunately they were still so frazzled they gave us bowls to drink our tea from and each plate for our 6 person party came... More 

Thank Jessie E
Carrboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is our go-to for Chinese food in the Triangle. The food is reliably delicious and the staff are always friendly and warm. While the ambiance leaves a bit to be desired, the food more than makes up for it!

Thank OHgaNC
Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Was undercooked because the timer was broken. We used to go once a week. Manager should control quality better. We have had problems with this dish miltiple times. Not once did manager come out to talk with us. We will go back after a while...but not too soon.

Thank customer o
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The food at Gourmet Kingdom is absolutely spectacular, althugh you would never guess that from the decor. It is authentically Chinese, fresh, and delicious!

Thank Cookiezipp
River Edge
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very good water spinach, hot pot, but not too many vegetarian options. They lost their liquor license. no BYOB either

Thank Himbor
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We were looking for lunch during a weekend getaway. Saw good ratings and gave it a go. We were the only non-Asian people in the restaurant. The menu was primarily in Chinese with English "subtitles." We picked a few dishes that seemed familiar. It was incredible. This is not strip-mall Chinese takeaway. We will return.

Thank Mark P
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The service at Gourmet Kingdom is always friendly and the food is spicy and delicious. we particularly like H6 and the Kung Pao Lotus root (sometimes it's crunchier than others; we like it when its more crispy rather than less).

Thank NcGerberdaisy
Carrboro, North Carolina, United States
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Gourmet Kingdom is the real deal. Ever since it opened, I guess about seven years ago now, Gourmet Kingdom has been my main go-to Chinese restaurant. I mean REAL Chinese restaurant. The lunches are very affordable, and the dinners can be as affordable as you like. I've had a $7 lunch and a whole lobster dinner (Szechuan style) for about... More 

1 Thank Jon W
Atlanta, Georgia
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82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Was in town visiting my daughter and she suggested The Gourmet. It was all she said and more! The food was flavorful, promptly brought out, and exactly what was asked for. We had an order of pot-stickers (dumplings), chinese broccoli, Beef Noodle Soup, and the Crispy Fish Szechuan. Each dish was excellent, and the portion size was more than enough... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2311
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carrboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-932-7222

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