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China Cottage

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3718 Willmington Pike Kettering, Kettering, OH 45459
+1 937-294-4724
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For American Chinese, this is as best as it can be. The food is fresh, delicious, and tasty. We love to go here whenever we feel like Chinese food.

Thank Kien H
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is "our" Chinese place. We don't go anywhere else unless we're out of town. Everything is good. Egg rolls come to the table the temperature of molten lava. Sesame beef is crispy and amazing, lemon chicken isn't always on the menu but they'll make it anyway, sweet and sour entrees are wonderful. Take out is Super fast. The restaurant... More 

Thank Knicole S
Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Authentic Chinese good, some even like home cooked dishes. Lunch specials are good and reasonably priced, we add a large bowl of soup noodle with pickled cabbage roots and finely cut pork (good for two people sharing). There are many other choices, with "American" and "Chinese" menus.

Thank JvanF
Kettering, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

food tasted off, like the chicken had gone bad and the place looked like it could use some sanitizing and some fresh staff.

Thank coreff
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This meal was a delight. The appetizer, Crab (made from fish) Rangoon, was a crispy Won ton filled with mostly cream cheese. The slightly sweet red sauce is perfect to enhance the flavor. The dry braised eggplant was the tastiest dish. We got it with #1 spice level. That was spicy enough to have a kick, but no burning tastebuds.... More 

Thank 2Historybuffs
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105 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here with a group of eight. They took a reservation for us, which was helpful. Everyone enjoyed their meals except one; he thought the chicken in his dish was overlooked/dry. They are willing to adjust spice level or swap sauces to customize dishes to your taste.

Thank Tag1126
Marion, Ohio
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136 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Even though the atmosphere in the restaurant is fairly dark and dreary the food has been good each time we have eaten here. Prices are reasonable and the food is of good quality. We will continue to come here when we are in the area. (2-3 times per year)

Thank Marilyn W
Centerville, Ohio, Usa
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Outstanding Chinese food. They have a lunch deal Monday-Saturday, around $7 for lunch with rice, and soup. Hot and Sour soup is the best in town. Then Kung Pao Chicken is spicy but not too spicy. Loaded with chicken. Fried rice on the side and you're full. Everything is made fresh to order. On this day our waitress didn't appear... More 

Thank Greg C
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Years ago this restaurant served very good food. I am embarrassed at how bad it is now after talking my friends into trying it. The moo goo gain pan was inedible. Everything else was so-so. It was packed, so clearly others don't agree with me. I thought it was a disaster.

Thank Joan M
Centerville, Ohio
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Service is ok, but all the dishes taste the same. There are no windows. It is like you are eating in a dungeon.

Thank czimbric

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3718 Willmington Pike Kettering, Kettering, OH 45459
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +1 937-294-4724

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