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259 Penrose Pl, Carlisle, PA 17013-4014
+1 717-249-7477
10:00 - 22:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent food! When the food is prepared it is not saturated in soy sauce.. You can taste the true flavor of the food! Family owned, BYOB and relaxing environment!

Thank Poolshark2015
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a fun quick pretty good dinner place. convenient and acceptable. Tonight's food was greasy, unappetizing, and poorly presented. no taste but the grease. And in a restaurant that had just 2 tables occupied the service was awful. never again.

Thank ptsarlene
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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261 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The title probably says it all. I did not mark it as Terrible because we were in there at about 1:00pm and for them it was apparently the end of their lunch. So maybe if you got there at lunch it was hot and flavorful. It was a lunch buffet with very few items left out of a buffet bar... More 

Thank simpleman66
Richmond Hill, Ontario
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123 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

On the last night of our road trip, we decided to get some take out to bring back to the Days Inn where we were staying. A quick check on Trip Advisor brought us here. We often find a dearth of vegetables eating out regularly on a road trip, and found that Chinese restaurants offer the best chance for greens.... More 

Thank mmkwong
Mt Holly Springs, PA
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We recently had to find a new Chinese place to eat since two of our favorites have shut down. We gave Palace China a try and were pleasantly surprised! The food was very good - you can order out or eat in the small restaurant. I opted to wait for my food to take out and it only took about... More 

Thank Reneeandsean
Newville, Pennsylvania
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315 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I have passed this place for almost 10 years without stopping but we decided to give it a try since I wanted Chinese food and did not want a buffet, we were both glad we stopped. We visited on a rainy Saturday night just before 5 PM. There was one vehicle in front of the place which made me wonder... More 

Thank OBX717
Carlisle, PA
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

A quality place 9/10 times, with little mishaps now and then. Sometimes the sweet and sour chicken tastes like it was fried twice, or I discover fried instead of white rice in my bag. Even with those occurrences I find myself back once a week, ordering enough food for 3 people. I stick with the American Chinese classics, General Tsos,... More 

Thank JeremyES
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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181 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Small buffet that packs a punch. Everything is always fresh and delicious. Staff very friendly with the prices second to none in the area. There are some bigger buffet places around but try finding one that comes close to matching their service, price, and taste.

2 Thank mrice13
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2014

This was a new restaurant for my husband and I and it was great. The food was very fresh and delicious. Prices were good for quality and quantity of food. Not a big place but very clean and had a wonderful waiter. I highly recommend it if you like Chinese food!!

Thank Jan S
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

You don't need a large place to eat or have good food. Palace China is a family operated restaurant. Small but clean. Food is fresh and hot and gets to you quickly. There is a small buttet for weekday lunch that is very reasonable. Located in a small strip center in Carlisle, Pa. you will find great food. The price... More 

Thank Pappyk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Penrose Pl, Carlisle, PA 17013-4014
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-249-7477

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