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Great China

2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1422
+1 510-843-7996
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (10 reviews)
“steamed buns” (2 reviews)
“string beans” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved everything I ate. The fried rice and the dumplings were incredibly good, and the Pekin duck was magnificent. I went there with two friends who knew this restaurant and they told me that Pekin duck is a must, and they were absolutely right.

Thank vdbdc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is beyond compare. The Peking duck is the best we have had outside Hong Kong, better than we have found in New York or San Francisco. The chicken fried rice and the sizzling rice soup were equally on par. Highly recommended.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Hint: There is always a line down the street up to an hour before this restaurant opens for lunch at 11:30 AM or 5:30 for dinner. The line is populated with Asians and non-Asians. In other words, this restaurant has managed to delight everybody, not...More

Thank jamesalexander45
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This place is great for 6-10 people to dine together so that you get to taste so many more of their great dishes; make sure you make reservation ahead. It was 8 of us that we ordered the Peking roast duck; the outstanding characteristic of...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent. Pork dumplings were exceptional as was General’s Chicken. This is a crowded place with a line out the door. Service was good enough, Good was great. The decor was sleek and modern. A very good college restaurant lunch spot with hard...More

Thank HBB38
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were lucky to get a table on walking in at lunch time on Saturday - just after, there was waiting period. And justified - the food is great, providing choices for both vegetarians and meat eaters. No overpowering flavors, even Ajinomoto was agreeably subtle....More

Thank Mrugesh B
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Serving Chinese food from no particular region but lean towards northern and western China. Did not taste too much MSG in served food. Meal was on the expensive side for Chinese but setting was modern with fast service; they do want you to 'leave' as...More

Thank U6848NDchriss
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Great China does not bathe one in luxury. It is sleek, modern, and straight away to the point. The preparations lean toward Mandarin and display a refinement one does not find often outside of Hong Kong or Shanghai. The Peking duck is nothing short of...More

Thank sfoeuroflyer
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Had lunch here on a Saturday... it is a very busy restaurant. Dozens of people stand in line waiting for the place to open... Very good food with a price tag that is a little more than normal, but worth it. The Peking Duck is...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Really nice atmosphere and amazing food, the service is great, we had really good time, I really recomand to pay a visit!

Thank nicolo D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-843-7996
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