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Great Taste Chinese Restaurant

597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053
+1 860-827-8988
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Taste is located in a run-down neighborhood, but don’t let that put you off. Yes, this is a Chinese restaurant, but it has crisp white tablecloths and a full bar. The Lemon Chicken is wonderful – thin slices of battered chicken in a lemon...More

Thank Essem W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found the restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. That was a great choice. We came on Saturday night during Memorial Day weekend. We were cordially greeted, seated at a lovely booth, and promptly brought tea and wontons. The decor and atmosphere...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My go-to place for excellent Chinese food! Whether it is General Tso Chicken, Beef and Broccoli or Boneless Pork, I have never been disappointed. Meal is more than ample, always freshly made and service is friendly. I have both eaten in as well as takeout....More

Thank jkguida
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you happen to be or live in CT and like Chinese food, The Great Taste Restaurant will offer you: Excellent friendly service, tasty food indeed, in a very nice attractive ambiance and a surprisingly affordable bill. Don't miss it, you will like it!

Thank aenriquez
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is most likely the best Chinese restaurant I have ever eaten at. Food was IMPECCABLE. Service was very good and attentive. The Decor of the restaurant was top notch. The prices were very reasonable. A TAD higher than most restaurants of this kind, but...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Went here this past Saturday night for a friends birthday celebration. This is his families favorite Chinese Restaurant. Being from New York, we're always leery about Chinese restaurants outside of New York. Well this restaurant did not let us down. The party was about 30...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This has been our favorite Chinese restaurant for years. Yes, they have been that good consistently over the years. It is a brightly lit, cheery deco, calm atmosphere with linen tablecloths and excellent waitstaff. My favorite is Moo Shoo Pork; the server expertly fills the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had a family party early Sunday afternoon. This restaurant offers a economical brunch menu with 4 courses. The food was plentiful with a good choice selection. Each course was tasty but not gastronomical. It lacked the "wow" factor! Service was very good.

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, great prices. Service was awesome and the restaurant is very authentic. Would go back again!

Thank Rome J
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Consistently high quality food and service. Must try: scallion pancakes, mai tai, pepper crusted calamari, tangerine beef, anything on the special menu.

Thank Vacati0nMania
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Can we order msg free?
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Yes you can...they are very accommodating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-827-8988
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