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China Star Chinese Restaurant

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5211 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2190
+1 813-988-5599
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tampa, Florida
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is strictly a take out food joint. Everyone I have taken here has said the food is the best chinese food they ever ate. The prices are very good for the amount of food you get. Best of all I live across the street. It is your typical NYC chinese take out joint. The lady take your order by... More 

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Thank Johnny-Boricua
Williamsburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Not sure what people are raving about this average food & service. Food was nothing to call home about or even remember.

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Thank Elmer D
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154 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I went to try try this place, but just going IN, we didn't like the smell of it (like rotten food), and the A/C was OFF. I guess they are trying to save money on the electric bill.

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Thank RyeOrtiz
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for years now and I have yet to have an issue. Thr food is always cooked fresh and ready within the time they give you. Prices are just as good as the food!

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Thank navyblu2003
Gainesville
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I can't be as enthusiastic about this place as others have been. Their food is average at best. I would still give it a 3-star rating, EXCEPT for the fact that none of the cooking staff wore hair nets or gloves... 2 violations of the health code right there. I saw bare hands dig into prepared food stock; I saw... More 

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Thank crnio311
Temple Terrace, Florida
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Finally found a place that knows how to do crab ragoon.like NY. Soup is good and I enjoy being able to take it home

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Thank sgreen59
Gautier, Mississippi
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145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The Beef and Broccoli was cooked to order and very good. The General Tso's was old and dry as was the Fried Rice. The only real complaint was how to eat it. We were given forks and napkins from our Holiday Inn on Telecom Drive but eating Chinese food without soy sauce is like French Fries without ketchup.

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Thank RoughWaterMarine
Austin
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2012

We are from NY and now live in Texas. This was the best chinese food we have had since we left NY . The egg rolls were thick and tasty (NY style) portions were large; price was reasonable.

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Irmo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Love the food, price, and the customer service. It was convenient close to our hotel. I cant find anything that i didnt disliked about this place.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2190
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-988-5599

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