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Rainbow Garden

1402 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6589
+1 217-398-2670
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lo mein” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1402 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6589
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the typical white menu Chinese restaurant. Good selection that is cooked very well. I eat here often.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t eat Chinese food a lot but when I do, I almost always go to Rainbow Garden. The service is good and the food is consistently good as well. The atmosphere is quiet and clean. I notice that there are typically Chinese students eating...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered BBQ Pork, House Fried Lo Mein, and Rainbow Garden Fried Rice. The food was delivered very fast and all of our dishes were very good! We asked for extra condiments, utensils, etc. all requests were met with a friendly smile!! We ordered through...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Champaign restaurant. We had a great waiter and great food. I loved their moo sho pork and my husband likes the garlic shrimp!

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Horrible experience. The food was cold (health dept sign on the door said there was a violation for food temps), service was horrible, spoon had dried food on it, soup dish had dried food on it, the broccoli was ice cold. I mentioned that to...More

Thank Barbiegirl10
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The BBQ pork appetizer with hot mustard is JUST like Seattle version!!! Beef fried rice is the best around and the sesame chicken is soooo delicious! Wife loved the jumbo shrimp with veggies... super fresh and tasty. Great staff and atmosphere!! Clean and traditional decor...More

1  Thank Charliesocceradidas
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It's ok, highly Americanized Chinese food. I assume they can get away with the prices because of the ambience, but the service isn't impressive. Our waiter actually appeared aggravated at having to wait on our party. I've seen other reviews of this place outlining that...More

1  Thank clsrsly
Reviewed 27 August 2016

we ordered soup bowls and tofu items from the menu. Soup bowl is a large portion unless you are starving. Service was not tithe mark and not very clear on the bill & balance $. Maybe he was new and confused. Fried rice was overloaded...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is still our Chinese restaurant of choice. The food remains good and and the service is very good, but the carpet is filthy (the fake oriental rug in the front of the restaurant is held together with duct tape) and it makes one wonder...More

1  Thank midwest_attorney
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Had a nice early lunch with my college age daughter and wife. The wait staff was very attentive, polite, & efficient. The menu had a broad variety of traditional dishes. We chose orange chicken, cashew chicken, and sizzling beef. They were all prepared well and...More

Thank WinstonTravelers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1402 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6589
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-398-2670
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