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China Palace

5210 Garrett Rd, Durham, NC 27707-3450
+1 919-493-3088
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
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Chinese, Asian
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5210 Garrett Rd, Durham, NC 27707-3450
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love getting takeout from here. The food is tasty, made to order, and not greasy. The Szechuan eggplant with pork is one of my favorites, as is the kimchi when available. When they are busy, the wait for takeout can be a bit long.

Thank desertdiverette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to eat here on Christmas Day as we were not with family this year. It was full with families and couples all enjoying one of the few places open. The food was delicious, the staff very attentive, and service was...More

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

In Durham for our daughter's graduation from North Carolina School of Science and Math. Had a craving for authentic Chinese food. The food was inedible not one thing we ordered was eaten. Our first and last time here, it was a complete waste of money....More

Thank Gardner S
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We visited on recommendation of family members. The food was fresh and well-prepared, the wait staff friendly and the eating area pleasant. My only suggestion might be to dim the overhead lights some. But, this is a minor comment. We'll definitely return.

Thank StMyH
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is our "go to" for THE BEST authentic Chinese food! Our entire extended family has been customers here for many years. We even book them for special events. From the dishes you'd expect to see in any Americanized Asian place like Kung Pao Chicken...More

Thank jphite
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Came in for lunch we were the only customers. Initial impression.... Disgusting looks like it hasn't been cleaned in awhile but we were in a hurry and our daughter only wanted egg drop soup for lunch. I had an egg roll that was like soggy...More

Thank Stevie c
Reviewed 8 March 2016

It is a "far piece" off the Interstates to get to the corner of Garrett and Old Chapel Hill Roads in south-west Durham - but it is worth the detour for tourists passing through to visit the China Palace. And if you live in Durham,...More

Thank chennirei
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We felt like takeout so we went here and got home style tofu, pork and snap peas and soup. Everything tasted great and we had lots of left overs. When we got there there was a sign for lamb stew-- it sounded great so I...More

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We have been searching Durham for a really good Chinese restaurant. We tried China Palace about a year ago and thought it was ok, and decided to give it another try. It is still just ok. We had wonton soup, which was pretty good, but...More

Thank HarmonCT
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I have lived in the area for a while and have heard many good reviews of this place. I have eaten here in the past just a few times and was pleased with my squid dish (generous portion and nice and spicy). This time ordered...More

Thank Rachel M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5210 Garrett Rd, Durham, NC 27707-3450
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-3088
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