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China Palace

625 S Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL 61072-2909
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
2 Jul 2018
“Meh. Not bad. Not great.”
27 Aug 2018
“Somewhere different”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
625 S Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL 61072-2909
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner starting with the appetizers. We had the mini grill with egg rolls,crab ragoon, shrimp toast and meat on a stick! All very good!! We ordered combination fried rice with our meal as well as getting the white rice that come...More

Thank Sheri H
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The China Palace is in a cool old building that looks like it used to be an English pub. But it is dark, musty, and even a little moldy-smelling. The food was pretty good overall. The egg rolls and soup were good. I liked the...More

Thank kdnwbrry
Reviewed 20 July 2017

As usual, the drinks and food were super. After going there for thirty five plus years, Tony has the same great food that he prepared for us decades ago. Also, no watered down drinks.

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank Rich R
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

1  Thank belinda d
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...More

Thank TomiH459
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.

1  Thank jeeplas
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
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...More

1  Thank Toni B
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...More

Thank Lewis T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 S Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL 61072-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockton
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