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Taste of China

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233 E Main St, Clinton, CT 06413-2223
+1 860-664-4454
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Killingworth, Connecticut
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Food is excellent and the menu offers many many choices (if not familiar with dishes ask for the pictured menu). Not many Chinese restaurants around the area for sit down (white clothed tables), most seem to be only Chinese take out. Also has a nice friendly bar with good service. Look for bartender Diane for top-shelf drinks, beers, wines and... More 

Thank Cliff M
Essex, Connecticut
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Taste of China never disappoints. The special selections are enticing and varied, and are always as good as the description promises. On a recent evening, we enjoyed some pork dumplings with a spicy sauce for a starter, and scallops and shredded duck for our main courses. The service was good, and we weren't at all rushed, allowing us to savor... More 

Thank Ellen P
Clinton, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Years ago Taste of China was recommended to me by a family member. I was new to the area and I assumed it's like every other Chinese American restaurant where you pick a letter and number by a menu item and it 20-40 minutes later you are eating out of a square box with splintered chopsticks. If you want that,... More 

Thank StarfishAndStripes
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The ambiance of this restaurant alone is enough to get you out of of PJ-takeout mode! You kinda just KNOW it's going to be good. And then there's the food - explained on a menu that includes classic favorites and chef specials - that does not disappoint. We ordered one classic (Kung Pow Shrimp) and one Special (Clay Pot Meatballs)... More 

Thank WithWords16
Killingworth, CT
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627 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Taste of China is not your average suburban strip mall Chinese restaurant. This is a high end place (and the prices reflect that)--the menu is unique for the area, the food is fresh and well-prepared, and it is always satisfying to eat here--especially with a large group.

Thank v0yageur22
Westbrook, Connecticut
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Love this high end Chinese restaurant. Outstanding flavors. Everything is fresh. Comfortable environment including dinner at the bar. Take out options are extensive and great quality. A must try!

Thank debrapal
Essex, Connecticut
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243 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Nice decor, and the waiters are well dressed. The food is delicious and plentiful. Very diverse menu, with many different dishes available.

Thank Teenzone
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love Chinese food--in Shanghai and Bejing, in London, in Rome, and all over in the States, Wherever I go, I look for restaurants serving well-prepared authentic Chinese cuisine. They're not easy to find. In my view, one of the best in the West--up there with Shun Lee in Manhattan and Yank Sing in San Francisco--is Taste of China, run... More 

Thank Michael M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We came and ate until we were stuffed. Shredded Duck with scallions and pancakes, sizzling shrimp and shrimp, bok choy with shitake mushrooms and chicken with black bean sauce were demolished. No leftover food, but sevetal satisfied customers.

Thank barbara S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is a solid Chinese food option. Staff is friendly and food is great. I highly recommend the chengdu dumplings: they're spicy and delicious.

Thank Mike R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 E Main St, Clinton, CT 06413-2223
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-664-4454

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