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China River Restaurant

426 N Main Plz, Chatham, IL 62629-1701
+1 217-483-6311
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
8 Nov 2017
“New ownership not up to snuff”
2 Nov 2017
“Great dinner”
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426 N Main Plz, Chatham, IL 62629-1701
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Not all the buffet selections are kept hot or even warm. Popular selections disappear quickly, and not refreshed often enough. Favorite selections don't taste as good as they used to.

Thank genewheeler
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to place a "to go" order. So friendly and food was ready in about 5 minutes. Even better, got home and it was hot and delicious. So much too....enough for another meal.

1  Thank Chad H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

New owners have changed some of my favorite dishes and not for the better. It was a sad day when I found that out.

Thank William P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I frequent this place often for take-out. Their portions are generous, the food is well seasoned, and they always have a smile for the customer.

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We get the cashew chicken and the broccoli chicken all the time. We also get the small. Two larges would feed a family. Great food and very economical Highly recommend it. We have never eaten in but for food we would. We always get carry...More

Thank Choirdirector1977
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Yes, its is a family-owned place and indeed the food gets prepared quickly. But the food is just edible, americanized version of Chinese cuisine. When you are desperate, it is a good place for quick bite or take-out, but keep your expectations low. The service...More

1  Thank edge46
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Food prepared quickly while you wait, portions are generous and food is very good. It's a family run business and they all pitch in, providing very good service and food. I've been there for carry out many times over the years. Prices are very good.

Thank jprscrprs
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I admit it. I'm in a rut when I eat Chinese... sweet and sour chicken. What they have to offer is about the best I've found in the Springfield area.

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We ordered take out from China River on a Thursday evening and it was ready in 15 min. I had the Curry Chicken with onions combo meal which came with fried rice and two egg rolls. My brother had the Cashew Chicken and ordered it...More

Thank Laurel H
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A hard working couple have owned and operated this restaurant for about 20 years or more. They work seven days a week most of time, by themselves. The lunch buffet has some of the usual dishes but they also have several you will not find...More

Thank kentdan1
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 N Main Plz, Chatham, IL 62629-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-483-6311
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