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China Yuan

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8502 N Armenia Ave Ste 1A, Tampa, FL 33604-2577
+1 813-936-7388
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to this place a lot for the right reasons . My cousin and I discovered this place from the owners brother of course . Lol . I've traveled extensively even to china and all over the states visiting Chinatowns in NY , San Francisco and its Chinese restaurants. In all my visits China Yuan consistently creates the most... More 

Thank Dane8080
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The wait was not good considering we are not of the nationality. This was my first time having dim sum. I must say the food was amazing. You can understand the menu and order different things to try. Oh my is all I can say. Once you tart it is hard to stop. I will be looking for places to... More 

Thank Crystal C
Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We've been coming to China Yuan for 4 years and will faithfully return for years to come. Each time we decide to try another Chinese restaurant in the Tampa-St. Pete area, we always look at each other afterwards and say, "next time, we're going back to China Yuan." Comfort food like no other. Thank you, China Yuan!

Thank kbchou68
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165 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best place I've ever been to for fresh Chinese food! Everything we ordered was delicious & they serve it family style. Staff was friendly & service was great. We can't wait to return next time we're in the Tampa area.

Thank 75cruiser
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Orange beef was highly recommend, it didn't live up to the hype. Curry chicken was mediocre. Tried shrimp ball was good. Nothing special. But edible.

Thank huskerss2
Tampa, Florida
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Although you order dim sum off a menu and not from carts, it is still tasty. The regular menu also has a lot of authentic Chinese cuisine, such as pork and preserved egg congee. Service is usually good also. I go back and forth between China Yuan and Yummy House.

Thank SoozClues
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Visiting Tampa Bay and seeking Chinese cuisine that included Dim Sum as an option. Reviews lead us to China Yuan. Arrived weekday around 1:30 and seated immediately. Wide selection of Dim Sum (order from kitchen, not a cart service). Was wanting a Dim Sum size or app size of honey walnut shrimp but was told that was not an option... More 

Thank Bobjlandwa
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I am originally from NY and finding an authentic Chinese restaurant in Tampa is hard to find. This place is as close as I can get, try the noodle dumpling roast pork soup awesome.

Thank ilan a
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Was at the Zoo, got hungry so went here. Food was great, it looked so tasty that we over ordered but total was still reasonably cheap. If you are in area go and visit, you won't be disappointed

Thank Alex R
Tampa, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Lo Mein not Good! The noodles are paper thin a cross between rice & cellophane. Flavorless, not enough vegetables. Sweet n Sour Chicken was divine! Fried Rice was very good. It was worth a try One Time. For us we will stick with Yummy House. The Waitress was Fantastic!!!!!

Thank Di D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8502 N Armenia Ave Ste 1A, Tampa, FL 33604-2577
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-936-7388

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