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Number One Chinese Restaurant

1620 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-2610
+1 717-391-5899
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good7%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
16 May 2017
“Hot and Sour”
7 Oct 2017
“Tasty Chinese food”
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Chinese, Asian
1620 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-2610
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Let's keep our perspective in regards to this restaurant. It's not a Zagat 5 star restaurant on the upper east side in Manhattan. I've lived in quite a few states. Had Chinese food in every one. Many of the take-out joints are tackily decorated and...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The vegetable rice was very blah and not even seasoning could fix the taste. We got orange chicken which looks like something my dog let out in the backyard today! We also got fried shrimp which was decent but not for a reasonable price! Vegetable...More

Thank maddylarkin97
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Typical western influenced Chinese but the hot and sour soup is phenomenal!! Cash only. Friendly service. Good steamed servings with garlic sauce!

Thank catinzhat
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant provided different Chinese foods, including Cantonese, Hunan as well as Szechuan spicy stuffs. Location is good but environment can be improved. They accept cash only.

Thank Raimund C
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I have eaten in a lot of Chinese restaurants and this place is the best very consistent and I do not like when they over cook my vegetables and my meat the broccoli for the chicken and broccoli is always perfect every time you can't...More

Thank nteract
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The close proximity to my home made Number 1 Chinese an option for take out recently. While it certainly is not the best Chinese option locally, it also is not the worst. The pricing and the amount of food is good for Chinese;however, the overall...More

Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Don't be put off it's simple no frills presentation but judge simply on the great tasting food. Really large portions with deep flavor profiles. A wide variety of options. I can't say enough about how much we love this food.

Thank TheLancasterBandB
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I have read some of the reviews that were negative...I have been ordering from here since they've been opened! I have never been served by a 6 yr old!! And their food is absolutely awesome! They were probably people who eat their entire meal THEN...More

Thank Starr2358
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

The taste is good, big portion. The plate, ketchup bottle etc is sticky. Overall is quite good. The price is fair / reasonable.

Thank Abrian N
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Where I'm from there was a Chinese place called number two, funny I know but this number one I thought would be better having the name it does. False!! Food was horrible and will not be ordering from here again!

Thank Matt_burdick
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  • Address: 1620 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-391-5899
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