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630 East St Ste 8, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9475
+1 919-545-0259
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10:45 - 22:00
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Sun 15:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 10:45 - 22:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This has been our choice for Chinese take-out for years. There doesn't seem to be anything unique or special about the place, but the food is generally good and the portions generous. The menu large and the staff will make requested substitutions/omissions whenever possible. There are a couple of tables inside that might do for a quick lunch, but this... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

For me, it's really hard to screw up the basics but China Inn somehow managed to do that. We ordered fried dumplings, combo fried rice and combo lo mein. We could barely eat the fried rice, threw away most of the lo mein and found the dumplings to be virtually inedible. I have no doubt that others have had a... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

the decoration is not good. Restroom is very basic and not clean. People are not friendly. Food is good but not sure it is clean.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Moving to Pittsboro, I was slightly distressed by the lack of Asian food options. This is pretty much it for the area. I was pleasantly surprised by our first take-out experience. Solid strip mall Chinese, kinda leaning towards mall Chinese. The egg drop soup was great, and hot, and they have the good wonton strips, not too think or stale.... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

This is your typical 'mostly to go' chinese joint. They do have three or four tables; one is usually occupied by the owners pré-teen kids doing homework. In the summer they don't use the a/c and in the winter the heat from the cookers is it. So definitely not your 'bring the family to dine in' place. But the food... More 

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cleveland, ohio
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

We've ordered take out form this place now on three different occasions. I've had no complaints. I like their fried rice and chicken dishes. I also think they are reasonably priced. We have ordered general tso's chicken and sweet n sour chicken here and they both were good, we will go back.

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

There is nothing worse in a restaurant then getting raw food you can mess up many things when your food comes raw you're trying to make your customers sick argue afterwords with you customer saying no the red in the chicken is cooked is the way it is done but it was raw if it was any more raw it... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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162 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

China Inn is your standard (almost chain like) Chinese eatery. Self service at the counter where you circle your selection on a big paper menu. There are a few tables but it appears most folks get their food to go. I'm sure you've been to a similar place in your town. They don't do anything wrong but there nothing special... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 21:30
Monday
10:45 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:45 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:45 - 22:00
Thursday
10:45 - 22:00
Friday
10:45 - 22:00
Saturday
10:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 East St Ste 8, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9475
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-545-0259

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?