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China River Restaurant

426 N Main, Chatham, IL 62629-1701
+1 217-483-6311
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“egg rolls” (2 reviews)
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426 N Main, Chatham, IL 62629-1701
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I frequent this place often for take-out. Their portions are generous, the food is well seasoned, and they always have a smile for the customer.

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We get the cashew chicken and the broccoli chicken all the time. We also get the small. Two larges would feed a family. Great food and very economical Highly recommend it. We have never eaten in but for food we would. We always get carry...More

Thank Choirdirector1977
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Yes, its is a family-owned place and indeed the food gets prepared quickly. But the food is just edible, americanized version of Chinese cuisine. When you are desperate, it is a good place for quick bite or take-out, but keep your expectations low. The service...More

Thank edge46
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Food prepared quickly while you wait, portions are generous and food is very good. It's a family run business and they all pitch in, providing very good service and food. I've been there for carry out many times over the years. Prices are very good.

Thank jprscrprs
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I admit it. I'm in a rut when I eat Chinese... sweet and sour chicken. What they have to offer is about the best I've found in the Springfield area.

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We ordered take out from China River on a Thursday evening and it was ready in 15 min. I had the Curry Chicken with onions combo meal which came with fried rice and two egg rolls. My brother had the Cashew Chicken and ordered it...More

Thank Laurel H
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A hard working couple have owned and operated this restaurant for about 20 years or more. They work seven days a week most of time, by themselves. The lunch buffet has some of the usual dishes but they also have several you will not find...More

Thank kentdan1
Reviewed 26 October 2015

China River provides an all you can eat buffet M-F for $7 with awesome food. Nice, clean family atmosphere. They also have all the standard Chinese fare for dinner hours and my personal favorite is the Yami Shrimp and Cashew Chicken

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Featuring a lunch buffet for under $8.00 and great meals to go, this small establishment is not so bad. The interior is in dire need of an upgrade, but the food is hot, good and priced well

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 4 June 2015

It's a true hole in the wall and looks wore out, but the food is good and fresh. They offer a lunch buffet that is worth every penny.

Thank Daws62704
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 N Main, Chatham, IL 62629-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-483-6311
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