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China By The Sea

96 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1760
+1 207-633-4449
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“eat chinese” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
96 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1760
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know, you wouldn't think you'd come to a harbor town to get great Chinese but this is the place, it is the best

Thank TnBB
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We read the reviews ahead of time and they weren't great, but we tried it anyway. The portions were big, but nothing to write home about!

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Second time to eat here and like before, we left very satisfied. The portions are really huge and expect to take some left over home. They serve authentic Chinese food.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I live very local to this restaurant and having moved to B.B.H during the summer, thought it was great to have a Chinese restaurant nearby. How wrong can I be!!? Having tried various poo po po platters only to find the pork dry and old,...More

Thank davidjmunroe1
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife and I ate at the China By the Sea on Saturday night before viewing the Gardens Aglow exhibit at the Botanical Gardens. Lines at the garden were long, so we decided to eat before our garden tour. We arrived around 5:30 and were...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Large amount. Friendly staff. Fast service. Close to hotels. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank 1Bonnie
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived at the restaurant ready to order take out. I noticed that there were a few servers gather around the hostess stand chatting. I waited and waited. Finally, a server walked by and asked if I wanted to order. I ordered the shrimp and...More

1  Thank tpcotter
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Recommended by our innkeeper because we wanted something different than seafood. Spring rolls were delicious. I had the red curry and while it was good, it lacked spice. My husband had the pork Lo mein and really enjoyed it. Definitely recommend if you want a...More

Thank BRFence
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Boothbay my whole life and have been coming here for years. Today while having lunch with family I have never had such a poor waitress. Not only did we have to pass the food out we were never asked for drink...More

Thank peters1980
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Three of us ate here on a Friday night and we had a good time! The waitress was great...funny, friendly and efficient. The food was very good, fresh and plentiful. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank bluebirds77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1760
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4449
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