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209 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6548
+1 704-484-9669
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible0%
5 Mar 2018
“Not the same...”
17 Nov 2017
“Second Time, Still Not Impressed. ”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
209 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6548
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

What happened to Chen’s? It’s no longer the family owner and operated Chinese restaurant we grew up with. Chen’s used to be THE Chinese place in Shelby. No longer. Service was limited. After the meal was served our waiter was not seen again until checkout....More

Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Years ago it was Chen’s run by the family and serving authentic Chinese. It was great. Not anymore. We gave it another try with similar results: bland, pre-prepared, and...boring. We had the Hunan beef and chicken broccoli with fried rice and egg rolls. The beef...More

Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Chen's has been a longtime staple in Shelby, but our recent takeout meal was less than likable. A good meal should delight the diner with flavor; my Happy Family entree made me less than happy. I've had better in a mall food court. Sorry, can't...More

1  Thank SPW777
Reviewed 29 April 2017

My family wanted to try this sit down Chinese restaurant. Upon entering the dcor is very pleasant; however, we could not have been more disappointed in the food. First, the egg rolls we ordered came ot so fast that they were obviously cooked before we...More

2  Thank mrphyjammusashi
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Traveling and thought we would stop an try this out an boy oh boy is this food fresh good and hot. Will stop by an eat again if in the area. It was that good. We smashed as my girls would say. Lol really good

Thank Tabetha G
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Love Chen's Buffet, their food is seasoned just Wright, great choice as well as price, friendly place👌

Thank Celia P
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday Evening. The staff was very nice and the service was good. The décor of the restaurant was average. However, the quality of the food at this place was below average- the vegetables were dry and appeared to have...More

1  Thank brw115
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Eat here on occasion with a friend who usually treats. Tonight the meal was exceptionally good. Only real, descent Chinese in town.

Thank DB W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We got chicken fried rice and house fried rice. The food was very good. We did not eat in, but the place looked cute and clean.

Thank jtooms
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Been here too many times to count and Chen's is always consistently good.Their Sesame Chicken is the best anywhere within 100 miles.Great Egg Rolls too.They have buffet or you can order from the menu.The only thing I've had here that's not that good is the...More

Thank HardJax
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15 May 2015|
Response from 59Traveler1964 | Reviewed this property |
I think at 2:00 pm. Their # is 704.484.9669. Call to confirm time and ask what is on the buffet for that day ! It changes daily!🍜
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 209 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6548
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-484-9669
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