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China Chef

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901 Milwaukee Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172-2117
+1 414-764-1966
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I went to China Chef for their 11am to 2pm buffet. It was reasonably priced and food was good! However, do not go at night to order dinner. I ordered tea & received ONE tea bag and a whole pot of hot water - there were 2 of us!!

Thank Lynn H
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

China Chef is a family favorite, especially the lunch buffet. The food is fresh and flavorful! I especially love the green beans, and the honey chicken. The fried rice is wonderful too!

Thank charmed824
Milwaukee, WI
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We make regular visits to China Chef--for dinners and for their excellent lunch buffet. The variety and quality of the buffet is unbeatable and is low-priced, too!

Thank Fun44Milwaukee_WI
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nothing was fantastic here. Just the usual "american" chinese food. Good egg rolls. Dining room is decorated nicely - definately the right atmosphere. Service was fast and pleasant.

Thank LoriMilwaukee
Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
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242 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is actually some of the better Chinese food in the area, which does not say much. There was much worse across the street but they went of out of business. The food is not bad and quite quick with awesome customer service. Mostly a take out business but the atmosphere to dine in seems quite authentic, lots of bamboo... More 

Thank Jeanne V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was fresh and delicious. Cool bamboo plants everywhere. Can't wait to go back. Brought a togo package for my son, his friend tasted and had to go get an order for himself.

Thank Jim F
Racine, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

We have been here twice with our oldest son's family, once making use of the buffet and the other ordering from the menu. The food was delicious, and the portions were large.

Thank Jan P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I am not a fan of Chinese food nor am I fan of buffets. But this cute little gem was good. We came here for a family dinner on NYE. Clean environment. Super friendly attentive staff. WE all had the buffet for $10 each. I would definitely go again if I'm ever in the mood for Chinese.

Thank wise_cinderella
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Lunch buffet is fresh and inexpensive. Buffet Rangoons are made with thin wrap and filled full. Off the menu Rangoons are made with a thicker wrap, not as good. Other that that, always been a good experience.

2 Thank Paul M
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

China Chef offers fresh Chinese food for a reasonable price. The people are usually pretty nice and the place is reasonably clean. It is the best low cost Chinese I've found in the Milwaukee/South Milwaukee area.

Thank Sarah S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Milwaukee Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172-2117
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  South Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-764-1966

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?