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China Star

4001 Harlem Rd, Buffalo, NY 14226-4707
+1 716-631-7198
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb” (3 reviews)
“tofu” (2 reviews)
“ub” (3 reviews)
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4001 Harlem Rd, Buffalo, NY 14226-4707
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

My family and I go regularly because the Szechuan cooking here is better than others in the area. Spicy hacked chicken, lamb in cumin, cold cucumbers, spicy cabbage, tofu home style, eggplant, beef and peppers....should I go on? Often times we are the only non-Asian...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Our food was not greasy and we had take out so it could have gotten icky from sitting but ours did not. We will be returning to this restaurant in the future. We stopped at lunch but had no time to sit and eat it...More

Thank tkasper3
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Worst Chinese food I've ever had...extremely greasy! My egg roll was FULL of grease. I went through like 6 paper towels and still couldn't soak up the grease. I ordered shrimp with broccoli and got baby shrimp. Who does that? I've been ordering Chinese food...More

Thank ownlee4melove
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I heard about it before going there on my own. It's pretty good for authentic Chinese Sichuan food. Certainly in Buffalo. The portion is small though.

Thank ACMMM00
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant traditionally does takeaways but there are tables to eat from. We ordered soup and a main which came in takeaway containers. The food was tasty and cooked fresh. Huge portions. We couldn't eat it all. Friendly service. Order at the counter. Nothing fancy...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is an undiscovered gem in the crowded list of the Chinese restaurant popping at every plaza. I went here with my Chinese- American colleague (UB alumni) and several colleagues of ours who were visiting from around the world. She ordered a variety of...More

Thank Gen S
Reviewed November 29, 2015

China Star was once a conventional Chinese-American restaurant, but the new owner has drastically revised the menu to appeal to Han Chinese and other east Asian university students far from home. We last took away the pork dumplings, sliced fish & sour cabbage soup, Lamb...More

Thank Son1ofBojidar
Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Egg roll was hot and crunchy outside but mushy inside. Peppersteak with onions was odd tasting and the beef was almost shredded. Sesame chicken was ok. No fried rice option. Only white. Won ton soup was good. Nothing outstanding in our order, just about average.

Thank VPBunnie
Reviewed October 13, 2014

I ordered food to take home as I was close by. I had heard that they had food not normally found on a typical Chines menu. This is very true! Lots of unusual items and there were some daily specials too all of which I...More

Thank remyo
Reviewed June 17, 2014

It's great to be able to experience new flavors and find out what real Chinese food really is. Chillies, celantro, ginger are just a few flavors I loved.

Thank Maxamillion26
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  • Address: 4001 Harlem Rd, Buffalo, NY 14226-4707
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-631-7198
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