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China Lee

8643 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923-1612
+1 865-312-7474
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“take out” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
8643 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923-1612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent General Taos Chicken, rice and egg roll. I ate inside but most were taking the take out menu. Very good and a clean place.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Only one wait staff. Small place, but she was friendly and welcomed us. We ate the buffet. 2 people was less than $16. The buffet had crab puffs, General Tsoa Chicken, Sweet and Sour sauce for chicken. They'd had Teryaki chicken, bourbon chicken, mixed vegetables...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I ate in for a late night dinner. Had the chicken and vegetable combo with egg roll (tasty) and pork fried rice (really good). I also ordered a bowl of soup, perhaps most flavorful egg drop soup I have ever had anywhere - $1.65! Even...More

Thank Pat O
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant with limited seating offers daily buffet, in-house eating and take out. Staff is friendly and courteous. Food is very good and prices are reasonable. Highly recommend!

Thank jjherbert2018
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We always order the same thing every time. Sesame chicken lo mein for the kids and I and the Husband gets general tso's chicken rice. The meal would not be complete without crab rangoon. This is our all time favorite go to place when we...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The portions are good for the price. The food is more authentic than other Asian style restaurants I've visited. My wife is Asian and this is her place of choice for quick take out Asian food. They have a buffet style lunch, but I've never...More

Thank Snoopydogdog
Reviewed 13 October 2016

China Lee is an unassuming place tucked away in a small strip center on MIddlebrook Pike in Knoxville, Tn. If you don't look quick, you might drive by a great lunch buffet. I stopped there last week for lunch with a friend. We were looking...More

Thank 386vaughnw
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Since we live within a couple miles of this little gem, it is our go to for a quick delicious meal, but, honestly, I would travel much farther for this food. I cannot speak for a lot of other cities, but I can guarantee that...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 30 April 2016

My family and I ate here on a sunday afternoon. We tried the coconut chicken, sesame chicken, and general tso combo dinners. We also had the crab ragoons which were delicious. The chicken dishes were hot and fresh. The pork fried rice was very bland....More

Thank Tracie R
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This small restaurant is actually very good as far as tasty food and prices. They have very few employees so do not expect to have good service or be waited on. The buffet is very small but has really tasty food. Do not be discouraged...More

Thank Maria S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8643 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923-1612
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-312-7474
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