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Great Chow

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15 Beale St, Quincy, MA 02170-2702
+1 617-328-1338
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is very good, classic American Chinese food. Clean bathrooms, friendly staff. TV at bar. Good price

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Thank cinkell
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Boston, close to Quincy. There are no decent Chinese food places in my area. I happened upon this place, and now I will go nowhere else. Always fresh, always reliable, always delicious. Best in Quincy for sure. I would recommend to anyone, eat in or take out.

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Thank Delsina363
Quincy, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Chow is not your traditional chinese food restaurant with regards to the interior and decor. Stop by, grab a booth, and relax to traditional (american style) chinese food that won't break the bank and is served quickly.

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Thank Ray T
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I must distinguish between American Chinese food and Chinese Chinese food. American Chinese caters to Caucasian diners used to fried rice, general gau's chicken and the like. Chinese Chinese caters to (duh) Chinese diners. There are many such places in Quincy. I like Fairy Cafe and South Garden particularly. Sometimes, I just feel like American Chinese and... More 

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Thank SirRoland1
Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I get very skeptical of chinese restaurants so I make sure I ask around from friends first to see if there's a good one. This was definitely good for a chinese restaurant. Very fast service, the food was fresh, and it was clean.

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Thank Matthew H
Quincy, Massachusetts
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226 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I stopped in to grab some sides to go with my teriyaki chicken I was preparing at home. I ordered the fried rice, dry and greasy, definitely left over from lunch. The spring rolls were soggy and greasy also. The restaurant is really nice inside and in all fairness, I think if you went in and sat down for lunch... More 

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Thank Bernadette D
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Best Chinese food in the area. I love that the kitchen is open and this one looks very clean. The food is as good as Chinese gets however, they make their own Duck sauce and it is allot different than every other Chinese Restaurant I have eaten in. The staff is super friendly and they try hard to earn business.... More 

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Thank Courtney R
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Great Chow Chinese Restaurant is aptly named. There is a huge selection of Oriental cuisine; and our party of seven ordered and shared a very wide sample of the dishes on offer. All of these were delicious, and the servings were of generous proportions. The majority of the dishes were less than $10, with a few more at $12... More 

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Thank Nicholas K
Milton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

We've been going to this restaurant for many years. The food used to be excellent, probably the best Chinese food in Quincy. But the last three times we went there the food was mediocre at best. We used to love this restaurant but we will not be back.

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Thank Godataway
Quincy, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

All their dishes come out great. My favorite is the Orange Beef. Never had a bad meal there. Easy Parking on Beal St. Sweet & Sour Soup is very good. Place is big enough so that you never have to wait long to be seated. Staff is very friendly. If you have never been to Great Chow then you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Beale St, Quincy, MA 02170-2702
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 617-328-1338

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?