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China Palace

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625 S Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL 61072-2909
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It has been a while since we have eaten here, I don't know why we stay away so long. The food is very good, They have a nice menu selection and a very good bar. This is not a chain restaurant but owned by a local family. The service was very good , the egg rolls are outstanding

Thank Rich R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going here since I was a kid. Great memories. Good food, atmosphere, service and drinks. Very family friendly. Great place to take the whole family for a special event. We

Thank belinda d
Beloit, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

As old customers of the China Palace we were very disappointed by the poor service and really bad food we had on our last visit. We had ordered three of the most expensive items on the menu: Sizziling seafood rice, four seasons almond ding and shrimp fried rice. After a bit of a wait, our waitress informed us she had... More 

Thank TomiH459
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This place has beautiful wood work and stained glass. The food is very very good. They make the best mai tai I have ever had. Great atmosphere for a date night dinner.

Thank jeeplas
Rockton, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

China Palace was one of the best Chinese Restaurants in the area, today everything pretty much tastes the same and meat tastes reheated.

Thank Steve N
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The China Palace has been around a long time with roots back with the wagon wheel resort. The inside decor is dark and kind of old but still very nostalgic. The food, fabulous, always! We get one of the family dinners to share. You just can't go wrong. However, if you choose to order individual items you should make sure... More 

Thank Toni B
Rockton, Illinois
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I have travelled all over eating Chinese cuisine and this has to be the worst dining experience I have had so far. Mongolian beef was runny but the fried wontons were pretty good. Haven't been back. I am really picky so someone else might like it

Thank Lewis T
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114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

this place has been here for years, was part of the old Wagon Wheel Resort, they now serve some of the best Chinese food in this area, the portions are good size and the bar makes a very good drink, we have been going here for over 20 years.

1 Thank Rich R
Rockton, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Tony and his staff have provided consistently well-prepared meals for us for years. We love their egg rolls and soups. One of my favorites is mou shu pork. Love the vegetable assortment the various dishes.

Thank Louis M
Rockton, Illinois
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The "Palace" has operated in Rockton, Il literally for decades. Owner "Tony" Kwok is always on hand to see to his customers. Many of his staff have stayed with him seeningly forever and he treats them well, including my son, who bussed tables for him while in high school and has now gone on to a career as a nurse.... More 

Thank jerry f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 S Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL 61072-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockton

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?