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112 S Banker St, Effingham, IL 62401-2446
+1 217-347-0304
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Every time I eat here, I am full and satisfied. You can't beat this authentic eatery! The staff is friendly and waits on your every need, making sure you have the very best experience.

Thank Kaitlin C
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Stopped in when we were driving past Effingham on a long road trip. China Express is "downtown," but it doesn't take long to get there from the interstate--and it was worth the trip for us. The food was hot and fresh, and the tofu was great. They certainly didn't skimp on portions--my wife and I could have easily split one... More 

Thank LondonLeader
Nashville, Tennessee
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Delivery was fast. Food was good and warm. Moo Shu Pork filling very good, wrappers did not hold together well. Dumplings were great. Egg Rolls very tasty.

Thank Sonny S
Effingham, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Best Chinese food in town. This is a carry out restaurant. The food is excellent and you get plenty for your money. I have always been happy with my orders and my mom always want to go there when she is in town.

Thank fromls2ss
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Best Chinese food in town. Dine-in carry out or delivery experience is fast. Tasty wide variety menu with excellent portion served fresh and Hot.

1 Thank Christa L
San Antonio, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Once again found ourselves in Effingham for the night en route to elsewhere along the Interstate and wanted to try something new/other than Firefly Grill. It was a beautiful evening so drove to the downtown area, just a couple of miles and @ 5-10 minutes south of the the Interstate. There found China Express. It had great reviews on Trip... More 

1 Thank 03ran51
Bedford, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

We're on the way to indiana from St. Louis and wanted some Chinese food. Search on tripadvisor and read great reviews about it. It's a very simple place, most of take-outs. The owners were very kind, friendly and attentive. The food was very fresh, good and reasonably priced. Worth it a try.

Thank claudiaseidle
Trufant, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

Don't judge a book by the cover as their appearance does not indicate the quality of the food. Had the four seasons and asked for it spicy. It was enough food for two and was just the right amount of heat. They do not have restrooms but they do have great food.

Thank Gregory T
Effingham, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

When I want Chinese and I have limited time, I call up China Express. They take my order, and by the time I drive there it is ready for pick-up. They also have delivery, but I have never tried that service. My favorites are egg drop soup, hot and sour soup, and chicken fried rice. Their soups are the best!... More 

Thank Larry Q
Carbondale, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

The food was very good, a tad on the pricey side. The staff was very helpful and polite. I am sure I will eat there again.

Thank hrw97

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Banker St, Effingham, IL 62401-2446
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-347-0304

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