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China Gourmet

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Chinese, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Won Ton Pork
filled dumplings in a clear broth.
Won Ton - Yang Chow Style
Pork filled dumplings in a clear broth.
Hot & Sour
With tofu, egg, bamboo shoots, & pork.
100% Soup Shrimp
chicken & julienne vegetables in a clear broth.
Spicy Beef & Noodle Soup
With vegetables in a savory beef broth.
Asian Cabbage Salad
With mixed vegetables in a sweet vinaigrette dressing.
Chicken Chop Salad w/ Almonds Prepared
with a house made ginger vinaigrette.
Cold Cucumber Chicken Salad
In​ a peppercorn sesame dressing.
Garden Salad
With your choice of dressings.
Gourmet Chicken Wings (6)
Served w/ a trio sauce sampler
Spring Roll
Mixed vegetables in a crispy shell. With or without chicken.
Egg Roll
With pork, shrimp, cabbage & celery.
Duck Egg Roll
Napa & bean sprouts w/ a hoisin dipping sauce.
Dem Sem
Handmade steamed pork dumplings. Topped w/ brown sauce & scallions.
Pan Fried Dumpling
Made w/ shrimp or pork. Accompanied w/ a dipping sauce.
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Two U-10 scallops wrapped w/ bacon & draped w/ a black bean sauce.
Barbecue Shrimp
Hand battered & fried then sauteed in our homemade sauce.
Bing's 5 Spice Oyster
Count size oysters in a 5 spice batter. One of my father's favorites.
Sake Shrimp
Stir-fried in a reduced Sake garlic sauce.
Fresh Rainbow Trout
Steamed or pan fried in your choice of sauces.
Fresh Salmon
Steamed w/ a lemon ginger soy or black bean garlic sauce.
Fresh Salmon
Stir-fried style w/ vegetables: Prepared w/ a lemon ginger soy or black bean garlic sauce.
Wok Seared Sea Scallops
Jumbo Scallops atop a bed of spinach w/ a garlic white wine sauce.
Steak Kew
Beef tenderloin medallions w/ mixed vegetables in a savory brown sauce.
New Chicken
Batter fried chicken w/ onions, carrots, & snow peas in our homemade Szechuan Sauce.
Shrimp Chinatown
Shrimp stir fried in a ginger & scallions sauce.
Stir-Fried Oyster
Count size oysters in a ginger brown sauce.
China Gourmet Sir-Fry
Shrimp, pork, chicken, & vegetables in our house brown sauce.
Oven Roasted Duck
Roasted then removed from bone. Flash fried to crisp the skin. Draped w/ a hoisin garlic sauce.
Filet Mignon
Wok seared crispy & served over vegetables in a garlic brown au jus.
Beef Short Ribs
Wok braised w/ vegetables in a curried brown sauce.
New Zealand Lamb Rack
Lightly seasoned then pan seared. Set atop a bed of spinach in our homemade Szechuan Sauce.
Mandarin Lamb
With mixed vegetables in a Sriracha marmalade sauce.
Stockholder Chicken
Dark meat chicken mixed w/ vegetables in savory house sauce.
Spicy Thai Chicken
Lightly battered chicken stir-fried w/ fresh vegetables in a Thai pepper spiced Szechuan sauce.
Orange Steak
Lightly fried tenderloin pieces w/ vegetables in a freshly squeezed orange, brandy reduction sauce.
Mu Shu Duck
Stir-fried bamboo, napa, pea pods, & carrots served in soft flour wraps w/ hoisin sauce.
April's Seafood Noodle Stir-Fry
Jumbo shrimp & scallops w/ vegetables over pan-fried noodles.
Catch of the Day
Szechuan Chicken
Curry Chicken
Moo Goo Gai Pan
Sweet & Sour
Kung Po Style
Lo Mein
Moo Shu Por
Sweet & Sour
Roast Pork w/ Snow Peas
Taittinger Brut la Francaise, Champagne
Mumm Brut Prestige, Napa
Nicolas Feuillate Brut, Champagne
Maschio Spago Prosecco, Veneto
Sho Chiku Bai Warm Sake
(small carafe)
glass $8
bottle $40
Eiko Fuji Ban Ryu 10000 Ways, Honjozo - From Yamagatta
Castello di Ama Rosato 2013, Toscana
glass $6
bottle $20
Woodbridge White Zinfandel 2013, California
glass $8
bottle $29
St. M Reisling 2012, Rheinpfalz
glass n/a
bottle $50
Zind Humbrecht Riesling 2009, Alsace
Lucky Buddha, China
Tsingtao, China
Pilsner Urquell, Czech Republic
Hitachino White Ale, Japan
Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale, Colorado
New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale, Colorado
Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale, Misissippi
Rivertown Roebling Porter, Cincinnati
New Belgium Shift Lager, Colorado
Michelob Ultra, USA
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Four of us had dinner there last night. The only thing we enjoyed was the deserts. The dumplings were like hard golf balls with thin wrappers around them. They were literally molded into hard round balls. The PadThai was flavorless. The “crispy duck” was a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Eileen062011
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Our food was prepared perfectly and Lydia (our server) was excellent! The newer owner - Matthew Loomis is a very nice change. Keep up the great work! We'll be back very soon...

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

It is on a busy street, but there is a parking lot in the back if you don't want to deal with parking on Erie. We chose to sit at the bar and had a great time with the bartender. The kitchen makes everything to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank alternativeavenue
Reviewed 25 September 2017

There has been a change in the ownership of this favorite, but the chef and staff has remained! That is good news since we visit once a week when we are in town! I guess that Tenly decided that he needed to spend more time...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Li0nFishhunter
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We had another great meal at China Gourmet last evening. It was a reminder that it is simply the best. They were busy, but the service was excellent and the food fantastic. I had the New Chicken and it was tender and flavorful. My wife...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Li0nFishhunter
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Steak Kew was very good.however not all the pieces were as tender as you expect tenderloin to be, and the sauce was pretty flavorless and not enough of it. Clearly there is a regular clientele and after we ate we heard others being told we...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We been there 3 times. The first time we left because no one waited on us. We sat in the corner for 20 minutes and was totally ingnored. Went back to try the food but the service still was poor.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank joseph z
Reviewed 10 January 2017

China Gourmet supersedes any of chain restaurants and Americanized buffets. They are a local neighborhood restaurant that is very popular with the locals. I have traveled all over and I look for these restaurants, as you know they are the cream of the crop. They...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank pamloo
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been coming to the China Gourmet for over 25 years. It is easily our favorite restaurant in the Cincinnati area. The food is excellent, the service is amazingly thoughtful, and the atmosphere is very comfortable. Prices are a bit above the "usual" Chinese...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Cheryle W
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Not your average Chinese restaurant ... We loved our experience at China Gourmet from the kind attention from the owner to the experienced, friendly staff and unique menu choices. We really felt like royalty.

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Lisa H
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Response from RobS3 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. I would say 50/50. The service is very accommodating and will do anything to fit your dietary needs.
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