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New Chiam

3038 N State Route 71, Ottawa, IL 61350-9707
+1 815-433-3240
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
2 Oct 2015
“Excellent food. Dine in or carry out”
24 Sep 2015
“Very Ordinary ”
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Asian, Chinese
3038 N State Route 71, Ottawa, IL 61350-9707
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Since we live close-by, we like to place our order and carry out. The food is consistently good and the egg rolls are awesome! If you choose to eat in, it is a good family atmosphere. The little red peppers are really hot! The staff...More

Thank Marjorie N
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Not true Chinese.. Very MSG , saucy, over-cooked and unidentifiable proteins. Dark interiorand wierd batjrooms. atmosphere, suspect bathrooms.

Thank Phyllis N
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Mongolian beef was excellent, boneless chicken was good. Service was very attentive. Décor was circa 1970. I was actually looking forward to returning to this restaurant, I hadn't been there in a couple of years and wasn't disappointed.

Thank narimasu70
Reviewed 31 May 2015

so far the best Cantonese food I ever eaten in my life, everything is fresh and homemade . a lot of love and care goes into food here. the staff is super friendly and décor is awesome. this restaurant is in my wife hometown ....More

Thank 724JamesG
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

We haven't been at New Chiam for awhile but stopped by as we were heading through. My favorite is the Mongolian beef. Tastes great as always. My husband had lived nearby and has always liked their food. The inside is dated circa 1970s and dimly...More

Thank Mica_10
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Visiting with a local, we were anticipating the excellent food that they had become accustomed to years ago. However; BEWARE, it's not the same. Most items ranged from "tasteless" to "weird" flavored. We barely ate the food, & when the manager rushed by saying, "WAS...More

1  Thank JpDrumr
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

This is very good Chinese for the area. We don't go anywhere else. We are never disappointed with our choices, love the egg rolls and hot and sour soup!

Thank Jstenzel
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This is the place us sisters and daughters go to when we want a lingering meal. One of favorite places to eat. It is half-way between our towns to meet. We love the food, the waiting staff is always accommodating. We sit and enjoy our...More

Thank MewMaw8
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This review is based on take out experience only, as I haven't dined in the restaurant in years. I was in the mood to try something new, so when I called in my order, I asked the woman on the phone to recommend her favorite...More

Thank BeulahJoon
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Whenever I am in Ottawa, I make it a point to try and get here to eat. Yes, the location will have you scratching your head a little, being next to an Adult Entertainment venue. And yes, it doesn't look like much from the outside....More

Thank 1roadwarrior10
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3038 N State Route 71, Ottawa, IL 61350-9707
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-433-3240
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