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Chen's Kiinalainen Ravintola

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Hallituskatu 15, Tampere 33200, Finland
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08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Terrible. Right away to an another restaurant. In buffet You may eat only the amount the owner lets you eat.

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Thank mark23062015
Tampere, Finland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Best night food you can get in Tampere; open whenever you need it and the prices are good. Highest recommendations!

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Thank AKO-85
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is our favourite place in Tampere! We don't have anything bad to say about this place! Best food is chicken balls and sweet-and-sour sauce with vegetables. Service has always been good and food too. Decoration is little bit dated but who goes there to watch the wallpapers. Im not bothered about the deco, i'll go there to have great... More 

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Thank Dotteri
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

I have been eatung in this plase about 10 years and its still the same! Love the unique chili sauce!! I recommend trying nuts & chicken in chili sauce! Love it Thank you Chen & son :)

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1 Thank Simo S
Montreal
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Unbelievable, but this was the best Chinese food I have had outside of Vancouver, British Columbia. It was super reasonable and easily the best-tasting. Spicy enough and yet with a delicate balance of all the flavours. The name of the restaurant is Nguyen Cao Su. Check it out.

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Thank YasminMontreal
Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

We experienced Chen's on juhannus, as everything else was closed. Hungry and desperate we went to a place, that reminded us of a chinese fast-food place. My girlfriend ordered so I didn't see the filthy kitchen at first. Chen's kiinalainen ravintola is like if the movie SAW was a restaurant. What happened next is just mean and awful: We ordered... More 

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2 Thank Elias_Stroem
Tampere, Finland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

Chen´s chilisauce is something to lust for! It´s something you find yourself dreaming of - I admit; often when drunk or the morning after - but also when you want to spent your evening on the couch with full belly. Too many times I just lust for that chilisauce, never tasted anything like it anywhere else. Right now going to... More 

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1 Thank LidianT
Tampere, Finland
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333 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

Like other reviewer said, this place is a legend. Eventhough, the food is just awful and you will never know if you get what you ordered. It is cheap but still really not worth the little money you paid. This actually was a good place somewhat 7 years ago, but not anymore.

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2 Thank misukkeli
Hobart, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2010

The service is AWFUL. You'll never know if you're going to get what you ordered, and if you don't they're likely to blame you for it. However, after a while this passes for entertainment, it's like dining at Fawlty Towers, and since the food is awesome, it really doesn't matter. Beef in Chili Sauce is my recommendation. (Unless they're out... More 

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3 Thank Sebastyn
Tampere
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2009

Really only two things on the menu are ok for consumption. Both are rather good and much better than other "chinese" oriented places in Tampere. The first is the noodles with beef, chicken or vegetables. Chili sauce is the sauce of choice. But alas, 2 from 3 times they are out of noodles, beef or both. So this brings us... More 

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Thank TampereChimpsey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hallituskatu 15, Tampere 33200, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Pirkanmaa  >  Tampere

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