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China Palace

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1815 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-1830
+1 732-957-0554
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96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Typical Chinese buffet, large and plebty of variety. Ive been coming here since I was a child. Obviously not the healthiest of choices but it's great for a comfort food day when you want selection and quick food! Try it out!

Thank kmbxoxo
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

This is the best Chinese food you can get in the area. Dim sum is fabulous. My favorite is the fried pork dumplings, but they are always varying the plates. My mother and I sampled the shrimp shoo Mai, the spicy shrimp dumplings, and the shrimp and eggplant, in addition to the pork dumplings and a rice paste tuna and... More 

1 Thank Caroline W
Rumson, New Jersey
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

This is an upscale Chinese restaurant offering all the typical dishes as well as some surprises. Not your typical neighborhood storefront. Adjoining is an excellent oriental market.

1 Thank tricia27
Lexington, South Carolina
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115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is my "to go" place for Chinese food! While we take out more times then we eat in....the food is always outstanding. My favorite is the Pepper Steak but everything I have ever ordered has been delicious. You cannot find better Chinese food in this area!

1 Thank champion27
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I grew up in NJ and then moved to Florida where I couldn't find good Chinese food to save my life. There are plenty of chains and cheap buffets, but no good Chinese food. So every time I come back to Jersey good Chinese food is definitely on the menu. We'll today we were recommended to try CROWN PALACE, here... More 

2 Thank Fyrfyter12
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Family of old people from Taiwan ate here. Said the food was good and authentic Taiwan flavors. American in group had chicken with broccoli--really nice, green broccoli, large chunks of white chicken, light brown sauce which was not too spicy and not too much ginger or garlic. Chinese in group liked the Taiwanese-style stir-fried rice noodle dish--thought the best in... More 

1 Thank Dr J W S
Naples, Florida
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402 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

When my son and grandson visit we always make a point of making the 35 minute drive to China Buffet for lunch. My daughter joined us. She usually does when we go out to eat (dad treats :). We had the shrimp dumplings, shu mais, mashed taro dumplings, shrimp fun gungs and sticky rich. Dim sum wasn’t going to be... More 

1 Thank HenryChin
Long Branch, New Jersey
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

this place has the BEST Din Sum this side of San Francisco. The selection is varied and large. The carts and servers with trays come around quickly. The food quality can't be beat. I have spent quite a bit of time in San Francisco having Dim Sum in different Houses. I do have a favorite out there but living here... More 

1 Thank mo6345
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

We have been eating here and ordering takeout for eleven years. Beginning three years ago, the service has gone from average to very poor. The food quality has declined as well. The last two times we ordered takeout, they charged for but forgot to include a dish. They gave us credit, but that does not make up for the inconvenience... More 

Thank Lon P
Holmdel, New Jersey
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158 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

This is the only chinese restaurant we go to. The food is very good and the servers are prompt. If you like chinese food this is the place to go in the area.

1 Thank spdaroca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-1830
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-957-0554

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