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Cheng's China Bistro

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3300 Troup Hwy, Tyler, TX 75701-8332
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience with both service and quality of food. General Tso's tofu was tasty as was kids lo mein. Perfect Match also delicious. Waitress said would be introducing a vegan menu in the spring.

Thank SK K
Whitehouse, Texas
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106 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Finally, we experienced a very good Chinese meal after a few disappointments elsewhere. Cheng's China Bistro offered a large selection on both their lunch and dinner menus. The flavorful hot and sour soup arrived shorty after placing our orders. Our main courses were delivered hot from the kitchen and were very well prepared and beautifully presented on the plate. The... More 

Thank msray53
Tyler, Texas
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114 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had dinner here on a Friday night when all of the surrounding restaurants had a wait and this place was empty. Never a good sign. The décor was nice, the service was great and the place looked clean. We had fried dumplings which were very good. Our entrees were just OK and lacked flavor and had no heat even... More 

Thank James G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Knowing nothing about this restaurant is first thought it was a buffet restaurant. I was pleasantly surprised to find an upscale looking place. We got there around 5, and drinks were half priced!!! We started with Spring rolls, answer Shrimp rolls!!! Both were awesome!!! Wife had the Shrimp Hunan and I the Scallops in garlic sauce. Both were great!!! The... More 

Thank KenBerry1960
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

My experience was very upsetting, i was seated for ten minutes without being ask to order. In the meantime the waiters were asking everyone else if they were OK. I quickly realized i am not the kind of customers they want in their restaurant, i went to the manager and her only response was oh they forgot. Is this a... More 

1 Thank omar s
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today... Our server was a young man who was having a lot of trouble understanding English. Two tables that were near us were having the same issue we were having. He got 3 of our orders wrong (out of 4). He ran around exasperated the entire time we were there. He created a stressful experience. When we... More 

1 Thank IndianaJones1970
Tyler, Texas
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358 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few Chinese restaurants inTyler that is not a buffet. You can actually order one dish and a alcoholic beverage. The food is good but nothing special. At least you don't have to worry about people coughing on your food. Waitstaff tries hard and are friendly.

Thank rhpatt29
Tyler, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

The best Chinese food in town. Everything is cooked to perfection. The staff is friendly and quick to take care of you. I highly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Mike T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

My fiance, his son and I just ate here for lunch. I have to say I'm fairly disappointed. Our waitress rarely spoke to us. Our appetizer came out after we got our meals. The rice my fiance got was very dry. My chicken was okay but I've certainly had better. The worst part is the prices. For a child's plate... More 

2 Thank DevDev W
Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here and loved it! The food was very good and the staff was so friendly and helpful. My lunch portion was good sized and tasted very good. The price was reasonable, I will definitely be back.

Thank WildHaireHiking

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 Troup Hwy, Tyler, TX 75701-8332
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: 903-617-6896

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