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China Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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24299 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-2403
+1 248-449-4888
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This small restaurant should be a top rated spot. They are creative with the menu. The food is always excellent and the cocktails are very good. The service is attentive without being obtrusive.

Thank Cynthia J D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Excellent Chinese! Sizzling Won Ton Sup is delicious. There are many vegetarian selections. I like eggplant dish. Service is very good.

Thank 299michaele
Northville, Michigan
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We just started to use China Cafe as our old reliable Asian restaurant closed. My wife ordered a couple to go orders and I picked them up. We thought we got one wrong item so i called as I normally don't like chicken so she took the item off the bill. We'll I went ahead and ate the dish and... More 

Thank Tom B
Barcelona, Spain
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Food and Service. According to the hostess this restaurant has been here for 19 years, however it was our first visit. This is by far the very best Chinese I have eaten in the US. I highly recommend this restaurant and we will be back‼️‼️‼️ Excellent Craft cocktails ✔️ Excellent Salad ✔️ Amazing Beef Short Rib ✔️ Amazing Mongolian... More 

Thank ardis5
Novi, Michigan
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Lunch menu is reasonable and very filling. The different dishes that I've eaten have been very good. The dinner menu is more extensive and at a reasonably higher price than the lunch menu. They have a full bar and nice choice of hors d'ourves.

Thank GrandpaFrank43
Ann Arbor, MI
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I dined at China Cafe and I can recommend this place as a great dining experience. On a busy Friday evening, we waited about 30 minutes around the bar, which had a big screen TV. We were seated in the center of all the action and were promptly visited by the manager who took our drink order. My guest ordered... More 

Thank Danxbluegill
Belleville, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

First time going here after reading about all the reviews and the story / review from the Detroit News. Nice looking little place decorated with a mix of old and new chinese. The food is a little more pricier than most other chinese but the food is A LOT better. My wife likes to order boneless almond chicken, which is... More 

Thank Rev_Rice
Herceg-Novi, Montenegro
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the BEST chinese food in the area. It is pricier than traditional chinese places but worth every penny. The portions are quite large and the sweet potato fries appetizer was terrific! The service was exceptional. The owner was even clearing off tables. Will definitely be going back.

Thank annlM5018AK
Grand Rapids MIchigan
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202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food got to our table so fast I thought they had the order wrong. I had the lo Mein and was so happy with it and there was so much that I had 3 meals from the one serving and that was the lunch portion.

Thank OTBS32
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We are lucky to have such a wonderful place to eat each time we are in town. Everything about China Cafe is wonderful from the staff to the food to the ambiance. What a treat!

Thank Chellybelly23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: 24299 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-2403
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-449-4888

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