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Number One Chinese Restaurant

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1620 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-2610
+1 717-391-5899
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lancaster
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Typical western influenced Chinese but the hot and sour soup is phenomenal!! Cash only. Friendly service. Good steamed servings with garlic sauce!

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Thank catinzhat
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant provided different Chinese foods, including Cantonese, Hunan as well as Szechuan spicy stuffs. Location is good but environment can be improved. They accept cash only.

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Thank Raimund C
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I have eaten in a lot of Chinese restaurants and this place is the best very consistent and I do not like when they over cook my vegetables and my meat the broccoli for the chicken and broccoli is always perfect every time you can't go wrong there

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Thank nteract
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The close proximity to my home made Number 1 Chinese an option for take out recently. While it certainly is not the best Chinese option locally, it also is not the worst. The pricing and the amount of food is good for Chinese;however, the overall taste isn't on par with some Chinese restaurants in Lancaster. I had my usual Roast... More 

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Thank Patricia Y
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Don't be put off it's simple no frills presentation but judge simply on the great tasting food. Really large portions with deep flavor profiles. A wide variety of options. I can't say enough about how much we love this food.

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Thank TheLancasterBandB
Neptune, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I have read some of the reviews that were negative...I have been ordering from here since they've been opened! I have never been served by a 6 yr old!! And their food is absolutely awesome! They were probably people who eat their entire meal THEN complain! Just shy of dine & dash people!! Wonderful food, great price, friendly staff~! If... More 

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Thank Starr2358
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

The taste is good, big portion. The plate, ketchup bottle etc is sticky. Overall is quite good. The price is fair / reasonable.

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Thank Abrian N
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Where I'm from there was a Chinese place called number two, funny I know but this number one I thought would be better having the name it does. False!! Food was horrible and will not be ordering from here again!

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Thank Matt_burdick
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Chicken and Broc.Stir fry is NOT overcooked! Vegetables are slightly crisp and very fresh. They deliver to local neighborhoods. Prompt service! Have NEVER had a disappointing take out meal. Inside dining has no atmosphere and appears to be a former pizza shop. But if you want gerat food and don't care about the atmosphere - I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Vera216
lancaster
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2010

This place is yucky. We didn't even enjoy our wonton soup. Not very clean looking and the wait staff was their children who weren't old enough for their duties.

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Thank jrpetri

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  • Address: 1620 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-391-5899

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