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China Palace

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1815 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-1830
+1 732-957-0554
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chinese name of the restaurant literally​ meant "Taiwan Small Eatery" and that was what it served: authentic, inexpensive Taiwanese food that was sold at roadside eateries in Taiwan. It even played​ old (very old) Taiwanese/Japanese songs in the background. Our favorite was​ the Crispy tofu with cucumber chili sauce. We also liked most of the noodle dishes that we... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Typical Chinese buffet, large and plebty of variety. Ive been coming here since I was a child. Obviously not the healthiest of choices but it's great for a comfort food day when you want selection and quick food! Try it out!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

This is the best Chinese food you can get in the area. Dim sum is fabulous. My favorite is the fried pork dumplings, but they are always varying the plates. My mother and I sampled the shrimp shoo Mai, the spicy shrimp dumplings, and the shrimp and eggplant, in addition to the pork dumplings and a rice paste tuna and... More 

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Rumson, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

This is an upscale Chinese restaurant offering all the typical dishes as well as some surprises. Not your typical neighborhood storefront. Adjoining is an excellent oriental market.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is my "to go" place for Chinese food! While we take out more times then we eat in....the food is always outstanding. My favorite is the Pepper Steak but everything I have ever ordered has been delicious. You cannot find better Chinese food in this area!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I grew up in NJ and then moved to Florida where I couldn't find good Chinese food to save my life. There are plenty of chains and cheap buffets, but no good Chinese food. So every time I come back to Jersey good Chinese food is definitely on the menu. We'll today we were recommended to try CROWN PALACE, here... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Family of old people from Taiwan ate here. Said the food was good and authentic Taiwan flavors. American in group had chicken with broccoli--really nice, green broccoli, large chunks of white chicken, light brown sauce which was not too spicy and not too much ginger or garlic. Chinese in group liked the Taiwanese-style stir-fried rice noodle dish--thought the best in... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

When my son and grandson visit we always make a point of making the 35 minute drive to China Buffet for lunch. My daughter joined us. She usually does when we go out to eat (dad treats :). We had the shrimp dumplings, shu mais, mashed taro dumplings, shrimp fun gungs and sticky rich. Dim sum wasn’t going to be... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

this place has the BEST Din Sum this side of San Francisco. The selection is varied and large. The carts and servers with trays come around quickly. The food quality can't be beat. I have spent quite a bit of time in San Francisco having Dim Sum in different Houses. I do have a favorite out there but living here... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

We have been eating here and ordering takeout for eleven years. Beginning three years ago, the service has gone from average to very poor. The food quality has declined as well. The last two times we ordered takeout, they charged for but forgot to include a dish. They gave us credit, but that does not make up for the inconvenience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-1830
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-957-0554

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