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The Crownery Chinese Restaurant

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228 Lantana Square Shopping Center, Hockessin, DE 19707-8805
+1 302-239-3825
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I've not been here for a long while thought I'd try it once again - they are not friendly at all prices are high and service horrible & way to rushed! Food wasn't good and I won't be going back ! Three chances and I'm done!

Thank Cuteka
Hockessin, Delaware
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

As stated in the title, dinner for three, but enough food for five! We've never had a bad meal from the Crownery either dining in or as takeout during the many years they've been in Hockessin. We consider this the best Chinese food in the greater Wilmington area! Large portions of quality food at reasonable prices make this an excellent... More 

Thank MPB222
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife really enjoyed her seafood dish and was impressed by the scallops and lobster. I was unfortunately the victim of a server with a limited command of English. I ordered Szechuan pork with vegetables(a spicy dish) and asked that it be very spicy and no sweet(they do add sugar to most dishes) unfortunately the server only retained sweet and... More 

Thank Mario D
Hockessin, Delaware
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We ate here a few nights ago for the first time. The food is typical chinese, with large portions. The house wonton soup for two is a meal in itself (wonton, pork, chicken, shrimp). The only issue I have with this place is that it is pricey-the pupu platter for 2 is $20.

Thank flyfisherman46715
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

a real Chinese place to eat, great friendly service,fair prices,food served hot and fresh,not many left like this one

1 Thank petz24
San Francisco, California
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I love Chinese food but this was just gross. Salty. High MSG. Microwaved. I felt like Ces for days and my rings and watch did not fit. And guess what??? NO DRINK REFILLS. when is the last place you've visited that had a no refills policy. Place is disgusting. Keep looking. the mall has WAAAYYY better food.

Thank beachlover987654
Wilmington, Delaware
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

For years, we have enjoyed coming to this restaurant in Lantana Square. Good food and good service. However, it seems like the service has slipped in the recent year or two. Still an ok place to go, but I don't think it is a 5-star or top restaurant, at least not like it once was.

2 Thank Deltraveler75
Hockessin, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We have been going here for many years. Always good food & service. Quiet and clean. Close to home!!

1 Thank Joanne B
Wilmington, Delaware
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Had an enjoyable dinner. The food was marginally better than Chinese take out but at a higher price. Been to a load of Chinese restaurants in various large city Chinatowns and this one would struggle to compete.

1 Thank mieczyslaw2015
Kirkwood, Delaware
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

While we only go to The Crownery several times a year, we always go on New Year's Eve. This year was no exception. As someone who grew up in Philadelphia and always ate in China Town, I could never find a really good Chinese restaurant in Delaware until I found The Crownery. The food is delicious and plentiful. I always... More 

1 Thank SXMChick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Lantana Square Shopping Center, Hockessin, DE 19707-8805
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Hockessin
  • Phone Number: +1 302-239-3825

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