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Golden China

2046 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702-2730
+1 319-232-3928
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“egg drop soup” (4 reviews)
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2046 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702-2730
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I havent enjoyed some chinese food like this in a long time.Great service,atmosphere and most of all great food.Meat was tender and tasty and it came with the soup and a little extra side of chicken and chips....and they didnt forget the fortune cookies...loved it

Thank RedDawn3
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Stumbled on Golden China by accident. Nice atmosphere, kid friendly but has table clothes. Good waiters and usual variety of Chinese dishes. Reasonable prices.

Thank SpursFan5
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here after a full day in Waterloo furniture shopping. We picked this place based on others reviews from TripAdvisor. This place had Excellent service and excellent food. Your greeted with a smiling Buddha as you enter, and you will leave smiling like him....More

Thank Brent L
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Can't beat the price, service and food quality for lunch here. Very Tasty, quick service, Hot and Sour soup is very good choice. We will be back

Thank IowaTraveler50702
Reviewed 2 March 2017

About the closest you can get to some Chinese food in Iowa. This place does an excellent job with the food. It's at least one of the best tasting Chinese places in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area. I like the sweet and sour chicken/pork here the...More

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a must anytime we are in town. Everything is good, but the Mongolian Beef, the Homestyle beef, and chicken Lo mein are the best. Great fried rice too!!! And the tea is wonderful!

Thank Noelle F
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Recent new location with double the seating of the old one. Friendly staff. Quick to go orders all day long. Lots of menu choices. Fresh food. Daily specials.

Thank davidrK5310LM
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant is by far the best Chinese restaurant anyone can eat at. It is awesome, clean, welcoming, friendly, and everything else added all in one.

Thank sharonnia2003
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with some friends and family. I'd have to say that this is the best place to get Chinese in the cedar valley. The service is very friendly and the food is amazing!!! Definitely would recommend anybody to go here. They also have amazing...More

1  Thank Travelreviews84
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I eat lunch here several days a week. The food is fresh and very tasty, and an incredible value. The service is superior to must lunch places.

1  Thank Kent M
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2046 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702-2730
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-232-3928
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