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New China Restaurant

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325 W Olive Ave, Porterville, CA 93257
+1 559-783-2937
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Visalia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

There are certain items I look for in a Chinese buffet restaurant. Although, I do not live in Porterville, I make it a point to enjoy lunch, here. They have very tasty specialty items not found in many area restaurants. The service is quite congenial and the staff is most accommodating. This is a great place for the price on... More 

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Santa Fe Springs, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

typical Chinese dishes that are very good. As always, if you are hungry, the food is fresh and plentiful

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McMinnville, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

My in-laws took my family out for a last dinner in Porterville, and New China has been a yearly family tradition for the last 8 years when we're in town. Like other reviewers, I have also seen a decline in freshness, focus, and overall quality--from very good every time to barely fair on a good day. I was surprised that... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My Husband loves eating here because he can eat all the shrimp he wants. Me not so much because most of the food , like many buffets, is fried and greasy. I stick with soup, salad and mostly fresh veggies. They do have a very large assortment of foods, fried chicken , chow mein, chop suey, rices, egg rolls, fried... More 

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Porterville, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

after almost a year, decided to give this place one more try....this was a bad decision and maybe I'll learn from mistakes......

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Porterville, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013

It had been a while since I visited New China, and was greatly disappointed. The quality of food has deteriorated. The various chicken dishes were extremely tough. The peel and eat shrimp had not been cleaned...they came complete with the "poop" vein intact. The biggest surprise was the cocktail sauce...it was not made with chili sauce and horseradish, rather they... More 

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Modesto, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

This is a buffet restaurant on Olive. We did not really enjoyed eating here and swore not to come back. The food is average and there is not enough selection. Staff has average service as well. The place is a bit dirty and needs cleaning. It is old and needs to be updated. I gave it a "poor" rating because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W Olive Ave, Porterville, CA 93257
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-783-2937

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?