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Great China Restaurant - CLOSED

8569 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4321
+1 515-270-1688
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
4 Jan 2016
“Closed as of 1/2/2016 - call to see if they're reopened”
22 Sep 2015
“Great China is great for a visit with friends.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
8569 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4321
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were looking forward to lunch at our favorite, and there is a sign on the door saying they are closed. It does not sound like they plan to reopen in the future. Definitely CALL before you make a trip.

Thank promopower
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This has long been my favorite Chinese restaurant. Whether you want meat, poultry, or a vegetarian dish, it is available. We usually go for lunch with an occasional dinner.

Thank janetd887
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This is one of the finest Chinese restaurants in the Des Moines area. The staff is always very welcoming and meets our every dinner need. Sundays they have a wonderful buffet. We have eaten here many times and are never disappointed. The appetizers are numerous...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 9 May 2015

The Kung Pao and Happy Family is to die for. Very good food. I wished they had a buffet. Excellent spring rolls.

Thank Proteeus3
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Easy to find and get to, this restaurant has a middle class atmosphere, with Chinese themes, and all table seating. I have been to higher scale decorated rest. but rarely, and I have been to a lot that are much worse. There is plenty of...More

Thank SirdaveK
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

This place is the best. Family run, great service. The food can't be beat in town. This is a true neighborhood restaurant, they know your name here.

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 July 2014

On the plus, very good service and an attractive enough, clean place. On the negative, very forgettable food.

Thank NewStart78
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This is a good place. You get seated right away. Food and service is always good. Reasonably priced. Lunch is the best deal.

Thank chouetteone
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We walked in during the evening dinner hour with a party of nine and no reservation. They smiled and told us to wait just a moment until they set up tables for us. The waiter was very friendly, gave us good advice on what to...More

Thank stacinkc
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I really want to give this place more stars since everyone working there seems so sincere and friendly. It looks like a small, family owned restaurant, and you can tell that they're trying for it to be good. Which makes it all the more disappointing...More

Thank Cyclone05
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8569 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4321
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-270-1688
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