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The Crownery Chinese Restaurant

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228 Lantana Square Shopping Center, Hockessin, DE 19707-8805
+1 302-239-3825
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Hockessin, Delaware
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been going here for over a decade. It is by far the greatest Chinese food I've had. The owners and waitstaff do everything they can to make you feel welcome. The service is fast for such quality food.

Thank Andrew C
George Town, Grand Cayman
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183 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Purchased a large take out order 4 large dishes and won ton soup. Food was ready on time and very tasty. This restaurant is highly rated and does not disappoint. It is moderately priced but the generosity of the portions level the playing field significantly on a per portion basis.

Thank vrrooom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Mainly take out, finally sat down for a formal chines meal. Very pleasant greeting as well as from the service staff. lot of well made tasty dishes, if it is possibly a little "same old same old" then you can not deny that every dish is cooked to perfection, with well prepared technique to retain a balanced bouquet of flavors.... More 

Thank Joann f
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

It is easy to get a table even during prime dining times. They do an incredible take out business and food service is almost too fast. The beef and chicken dishes are very flavorful with tender meat in bite size pieces. We always enjoy the vegetable egg rolls as an appetizer. My daughters favorite is the beef lo mein and... More 

Thank Deborah R
Wilmington, Delaware
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

this restaurant used to be one of my favorite chinese restaurants: however, lately, I have not enjoyed it: Hopefully, the menu is better: some of the choices are very good, however, and it is great for families

Thank danna l
Wilmington, Delaware
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183 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Crownery frequently gets awards but I have no idea why. It's average Chinese food and often dishes are too greasy. Menu is broad and service was good.

Thank nskaye
Princeton NJ
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled onto this place after getting a discounted coupon. Second visit here and have had great lunch and dinner. Large portions and good service.

Thank OldTimer33592
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had not visited this restaurant for a number of years. Had stopped going to this restaurant because the quality of the food had consistently been going down. A business associate suggested meeting there for lunch. Unfortunately, the quality of the soup and main course were severely lacking. Could not finish the meal. It is unfortunate because I do not like... More 

Thank vtstutz
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I think the food is about the average for a strip mall Chinese restaurant. What I would like to see improved is the communication during the ordering process. The servers are very nice...but, twice now, language barriers have resulted in order mishaps.

Thank Robert B
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I've not been here for a long while thought I'd try it once again - they are not friendly at all prices are high and service horrible & way to rushed! Food wasn't good and I won't be going back ! Three chances and I'm done!

Thank Cuteka

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 228 Lantana Square Shopping Center, Hockessin, DE 19707-8805
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Hockessin
  • Phone Number: +1 302-239-3825

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