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Al Maktoum Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
11:30 - 00:00
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Sandnes, Norway
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was awful! The staff speaks really poor english so it is impossible to ask questions if you want to add/remove something in a dish. It did'nt seem like the waitress had control(even though there were not many guest at the moment) i got my main dish first, after many minutes i got my appertizer(springrolls served With ketchup), my friend... More 

Thank Cathrine H
New Jersey
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207 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Went to China Sea with Chinese friends. My dishes were excellent, great dumplings, and the Chinese were happy with seafood and veg dishes. Food hot right off stove, fresh juices. Great night. Large menu selection.

Thank JeffreyK
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Being of Chinese origin, I know Chinese food well and this is one of the best I have been to, not just in Dubai, but in the world. The authenticity is remarkable and you could literally lift this place from Dubai and place this in China and this place would still be as popular. Staff generally speak very little English... More 

1 Thank b y
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Firstly i would like to appreciate the staff who was served us, i dont remember her name due they put number instead of name on to their name tag. Mainly the staff and the customer are chinese and what was made us fun is they speak very fast with their chinese accent so i should listen carefully every single sentence... More 

Thank aris s
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Easy to find, a stones' throw from Clock Tower, and with fabulously garish exterior décor. There's usually a small crowd outside smoking, for a further aid to locating one of the best Chinese restaurants in Dubai, and the best value bar none. First visit was a good many years ago with a Chinese friend, and we still visit two or... More 

Thank David P
United States
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

It was hard to believe this place could be any good when I saw it from the outside, considering the location especially. But this place is totally worth coming to Deira from anywhere in Dubai because you can't find better Chinese food! Super cheap and super good! Steamed shrimp dumplings and girga soup! Mmmmmm yum! :) The stuff doesn't speak... More 

Thank Anya V
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Authentic Chinese food for a mainly Chinese clientele. Service is a bit grumpy but we'll go again to try the seafood which looked awesome.

Thank Rob M
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Easy to find authentic Chinese restaurant. We love trying new places to eat and finding one in Dubai that doesn't cost an arm and a leg is just great. Not sure if we go back for dinner but for lunch it was great. Portions are rather large so really good for sharing. Service is a little slowing the food not... More 

Thank MoMDubai
Bali, Indonesia
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Located in Deira, this chinese restaurant offers an authentic chinese cuisine, Im not sure which part of chinese it was, but they tend to use really strong spices, and you can taste the peppercorn used in most of the dish. It similars to Sichuan province in chinese, but again not certain. Arrived late in Dubai, luckily this restaurant open till... More 

Thank David S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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262 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2014

İt is located along close to the Clock Tower in Deira, it has a big signage outside so you can easily see it. The restaurant is spacious, majority of the customers are local Chinese and the staff & cooks as well. They have ala carte and buffet as well depending on your mood. They've got karaoke also in a private... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating
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Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Maktoum Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai

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