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Chang Lai - CLOSED

440 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3648
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
22 Oct 2014
“You might be surprised......”
28 Feb 2014
“Not even close to what it was when it opened”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
440 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3648
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Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

This property has changed hands often so the facilities are a bit tired but the food is great. Start with the dumplings and anything with some heat. Service is prompt and kindly. They could use some help with their website so ordering take out would...More

1  Thank elenicnm
Reviewed 1 March 2014

You can read my review of this restaurant from February 1st of 2013 and you will see that I gave this place a rave review back then. Well, tonight we went here and were very disappointed in every aspect of the experience. We ordered dishes...More

3  Thank GarryL
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Hole in the wall Chinese restaurant serves good, hearty, fare. Fairly standard menu for restaurants of this size, generous portions. Compared to Chinese restaurants found in larger cities, an overall average rating.

1  Thank JSWKingsfield
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Went to this place as we walked by. No wait because there was only two other people. The place is a little on the iffy side but when we sat down a sweet waiter took our order. Good customer service. We got pot stickers first,...More

Thank Maegen A
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This small Chinese restaurant in downtown Salem, Ore., is nondescript from the outside and plain inside as well, with a spartan decor. I do remember they have a large poster tacked to the wall near the register advertising "Corona" beer against a beach or desert...More

1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I've had lunch here four times now. And each time I'm blown away by the fresh, non-greasy food, the remarkable values and the gargantuan quantities of deliciousness! I have never finished all of what I was served. With the benefit of bowser boxes, I usually...More

Thank ChuckBradley
Reviewed 22 May 2013

This new restaurant is valiantly making the effort to utilize this space one more time for a Chinese restaurant where two others have failed. Chang Lai has many of the usual Chinese dishes, and also several I have not seen on other menus outside of...More

Thank pkrissel
Reviewed 13 February 2013

The new Chang Lai Chinese Restaurant replaces several other chinese restaurants at this downtown Salem location. My early prediction is that this busniness will not last nor become a success. To start with they have done away with the buffet and combination meals. The menu...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 February 2013

We have lived in Salem for seventeen years and have longed for a good Chinese restaurant the whole time. We have tried all the ones in town over the years that have had decent reviews and always been disappointed. We have eaten in some very...More

Thank GarryL
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Visit this newly-opened restaurant for generous servings of delicious, delicately-prepared Szechuan food.

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  • Address: 440 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3648
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 503-967-2996
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