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Number One China

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143 Old US Hwy 70 E, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3600
+1 828-669-6811
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Asheville, North Carolina
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

While Number One China might not offer the BEST Chinese food I've ever eaten, it offers consistently good food at reasonable prices. Take out doesn't take long to prepare, and orders are always packed correctly. One suggestion: improve the quality of chicken used in your noodle soup. It is fatty, and tough.

1 Thank clpw1964
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Egg rolls were stale and very greasy, chicken was tough and all dishes were very greasy and tasteless. Went there because of reviews. Think they have friends who write them

1 Thank Snow B
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

After eating Chinese takeout in different states and countries, this food is always my basis for comparison. After moving, I always have to come when I am in town for a visit. The staff have always been so polite, and when I used to order quite frequently, the lady would always know what I wanted. They have, hands down, the... More 

1 Thank Michelle D
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is some typical Chinese food. Anywhere in America you could get the same because it's ordered in large plastic bags from some Chinese Food Central Supply. However, the oil in the woks tastes fresh enough. The restaurant (yes, a hole int he wall) is clean enough. The staff is courteous. There is steady traffic around dinner time of people... More 

1 Thank Pomommie
Asheville, North Carolina
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

While it's true that every town has a Chinese takeout place, Black Mountain's Chinese takeout place is the best. The food is excellent, and I always look forward to going there. Number One China is quick, not too pricy, delicious, and has certainly earned its title, "Number One China".

1 Thank SueDonem
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This place used to be the best takeout in town. The last 2 years it has changed drastically. The service is still fast and very friendly but the food isn't nearly as good as it used to be. The chicken is tough and hard to chew. Which tells me they have changed the brand and down graded in the process.... More 

Thank Love1995
Asheville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

I usually judge a chinese restaurant by its sweet and sour pork. Well, we ate in at one of the few tables and it was brought out on a plate with only the meat (battered, of course). The sweet and sour sauce was brought out in a small foam container. All there was on the plate was the pork with... More 

Greensboro, N.C.
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100 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

It may not be the absolute best I've eaten but I've been twice a week for a month so I'm not complaining one bit. It's a family run business and service is always fast and friendly. If you've seen one Chinese take-out menu you'll be familiar with theirs. If you're like a former president and don't like broccoli for some... More 

1 Thank RowdyCM
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

I have lived in Black Mountain for years, and I get takeout from No. 1 China at least once a week. The food is always fresh, flavorful and reasonably priced, and it is prepared quickly and accurately. They are always so busy that I often wonder how they keep up their quality. I have never once been disappointed.

1 Thank marisaBMT
San Antonio, Florida
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

This isn't the world's greatest Chinese restaurant. But who comes to Black Mountain, NC for Chinese? Number One China is fast; the kitchen appears cluttered but clean; the young lady who takes your order is smiling, friendly, and understands English very well -- so this is not at all an intimidating experience! Food tastes fairly fresh, but it is a... More 

1 Thank RoadVet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Old US Hwy 70 E, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3600
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-669-6811

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