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Great Taste Chinese Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053-3965
+1 860-827-8988
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been our favorite Chinese restaurant for years. Yes, they have been that good consistently over the years. It is a brightly lit, cheery deco, calm atmosphere with linen tablecloths and excellent waitstaff. My favorite is Moo Shoo Pork; the server expertly fills the pancakes at your table. And besides the traditional fortune cookie after dinner, you get fruit... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
Madison, Connecticut
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158 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family party early Sunday afternoon. This restaurant offers a economical brunch menu with 4 courses. The food was plentiful with a good choice selection. Each course was tasty but not gastronomical. It lacked the "wow" factor! Service was very good.

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, great prices. Service was awesome and the restaurant is very authentic. Would go back again!

Thank Rome J
Hartford, Connecticut
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133 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Consistently high quality food and service. Must try: scallion pancakes, mai tai, pepper crusted calamari, tangerine beef, anything on the special menu.

Thank Vacati0nMania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

There is no better! Food is exceptional. Service is top notch. You are treated like royalty! All restaurants should be like this.....LOVE Great Taste!!!!!!

Thank Suzanne K
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Polynesian chicken and their egg rolls are delicious. Dining in is a great experience as well and very impressive. The menu has something for everyone.

Thank Nelson5454
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have been going to Great Taste for over 20 years and it has always been consistently good. John the manager always greets me by name upon entering. We have gone as a couple, family and also have attended many gathering in the side dinning room. The food is always good and the service is comparable. The tables are always... More 

Thank Robert C
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

In 2002 I worked in New Britain and when I started this was the first place everyone in the office talked about. After the first visit I was hooked. For the next two years I went there once or twice a week for lunch or dinner and even after I left the area I've driven an hour just to get... More 

Thank Cappy1969
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237 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

A friend, had recommended that we eat hers. It was my first time. By 12:15 on a Thursday the joint was jumping. Luckily I secured a booth. Our server was named Pat Wong and she was wonderful. I had the Sesame Chicken, and it wasn't fried and was scrumptious. My friend had shrimp and she loved it. The won ton... More 

Thank MrCottage
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

great food for eating in the restaurant or take out. you will notice that it is much different than many chinese restaurants in the area because it really is more like a restaurant than only a take out place. nice decor and ambiance as well

Thank Melissa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 W Main St, New Britain, CT 06053-3965
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-827-8988

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10 months ago
Meriden, Connecticut

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