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301 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2503
+1 207-667-5308
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Ellsworth, Maine
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202 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually visit this restaurant with friends but today I went myself. I ordered an excellent meal and there was so much that I had to take the rest of it home. Everything was delicious. And if you like their tea, you can buy soem to take home. The waitress, Nicole, was excellent.

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Thank baklavaqueen
Beersheba, Israel
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food does not fresh . lack of dishes . waiting too long to refill the plates . i don't recommend eating there

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Thank shgr99
Solon, Ohio
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

1. Not the best Chinese Buffet Restaurant - we ate anyway because we were to hungry. 2. Food mostly salty for my tastes 3. Not much service, unless we asked for what we want. 4. We had a. Cocktailed jumbo Shrimp -- ok b. Veggie Egg Rolls -- ok c. Stirred fried Veggies - Not so good, too salty d.... More 

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Thank Ray H
Yuma, Arizona
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515 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 885 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

It has not improved from 2 years ago. Many other places in town better and will NOT return. All appeared to have been frozen product and the veggies were also frozen out of the bag.

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New Jersey
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100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Coming from the New York area the buffet offering was not quite what we're use to and some of the food also contained MSG. Service was friendly and helpful. Two buses arrived towards the end of our meal and the buffet was pretty much wiped out.

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Thank Momof2NewJersey
DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I made the mistake of trying China Hill on a Friday evening. The place is obviously popular, and I had heard good things about it. I was getting takeout dinner, to drive home half an hour away. I ordered crab rangoon appetizer and a couple of main dishes, and sat in the lobby, in the chairs right in front of... More 

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Thank woodlarkny
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The food was what I expect from a Chinese place. Nothing to special but it was tasty and filling. They won some award for their Bloody Mary's... I tried one and was not impressed. Service was ok.

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Thank Mark M
Ellsworth, Maine
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111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

My friend and I met for an early dinner and decided to have the buffet after just one peek. The salad bar is phenomenal as is the dessert bar. They have two soups to choose from and several delicious dishes including mac and cheese which is not usually on a Chinese buffet. Sushi was beautiful although I do not care... More 

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Thank JaneK473
Bunker Hill, West Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Nasty owner, was short with me when I asked about the buffet. Food was poor quality. This is the ONLY time that we have ever thrown out our Chinese food leftovers. We used to look forward to our visits to China Hill, never again.

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Thank normanb552
Chesapeake, Virginia
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166 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

I have been here several times, and it is good, but it is typical Chinese food. It is a favorite with locals and always seems to be fairly busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-5308

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