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Chinatown Restaurant

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1228 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3254
+1 406-587-5168
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

After having a terrible, overpriced "Chinese" meal in West Yellowstone, my friends from China who were visiting the U.S for the first time were not sure if we could find a taste of home. Chinatown Restaurant did not disappoint. My advice to anyone visiting this restaurant is to pass on the buffet. Ordering from the extensive menu is definitely the... More 

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Thank zeng901
Belgrade, Montana
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150 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Took the kids to the buffet and 1 child was charged as an adult. The food was okay, nothing special. Total bill was almost $60 for a family of 4 and both my daughters would never have been able to eat enough to justify the price, OR my wife and I. Won't return unless the items to choose from justify... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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119 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I decided to treat ourselves to a meal out and settled on Chinese meal. Chinatown Restaurant was close to where we live so in we went. The restaurant is in a small strip mall across from the high school. It is small but very homey. Both of us had the combo of chicken chow mein. After an... More 

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Thank License697
Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This place was our favorite for over six years but the food (cook?) has declined in the past months and we stopped eating there. Sad, it was very good. The service is still great and they keep the seating clean. May give them another shot next year. Kind of following the "three strikes" rule.

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Thank Dennisrl67
Montana
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139 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

We ate dinner there last week and I would call this fair to poor. The cashew chicken was pretty good but everything else was an affront to chinese people. I got through about half of my meal before I decided that I was just unjustly punishing my body by eating the food on my plate. I will not go again.

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Thank trn81
Bozeman, Montana
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Lunch buffet kept fresher than most places, and mostly tasty, with a range of sauces available to season, and acceptable hot & sour soup. If you're really in the mood for a Chinese lunch buffet it's OK and I'd recommend it before any of the other places in Bozeman. Dinner buffet clearly not worth the extra money.

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Thank Ernie K
Bozeman, Montana
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77 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

$14.95 for the Buffet mostly empty trays at 6:45 -7:PM was ridiculously expensive and the dishes that were there were not very fresh or even very good. The only item I enjoyed were the mushrooms. No shrimp dishes at all. :-( We have come here several times over the last 10 years. Seems it has gone down hill. Maybe if... More 

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Thank Dennis M
Bozeman
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

The buffet choices were limited and what food was there seemed to be left out for a long time. Service was indifferent.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

My daughter really wanted Chinese for lunch. We found this place on trip advisor and as far as we could could see it is one of two choices. We had the buffet. Too bad we wasted a meal here because there are so many other great places in Bozeman. Buffet trays were nearly empty. Food was lukewarm. Fried food tasted... More 

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Jawbone Flats, WA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

This was yet another Bozeman establishment that people I know have raved about. My dinner was sad to say the least. Luke warm, greasy, bland, it just wasn't any good. I've had better from my grocer's freezer case.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3254
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-587-5168

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