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New Century Chinese Rest

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264 Portland St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-2039
+1 802-748-2338
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think that New Century is the best Chinese Restaurant in the St.J/Lyndonville area. The food is always good and the staff is friendly. The prices are the best around.

Thank usparkle
Danville, Vermont
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Food is great, fresh and lots of it. The waitress is wonderful, very personable and polite. Located in downtown,easy access from I 93 and I91.

Thank 962debrat
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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150 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is your basic Chinese restaurant. The combination lunch specials are fine, but I wish that they had a white-rice steamer. I feel chilled here in winter, especially on the glassed-in porch. The owners have three restaurants, the others being in Lyndonville, VT, and Woodsville, N.H.. The latter is the best of the three.

Thank scottishvermonter
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This place looks cool. But they should hire the chef from New East Garden to take over the kitchen. The food is bland, no substitutions. Want crab rangoon? Sorry, you gotta order 12, minimum. Terrible food. I am from NY, and i dont know how high those other NYers that raved about this place were, but they must have been... More 

Thank hydrogeoirishguy
Williston, Vermont
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Recommended by hotel staff that I avoid other chinese restaurant in town, I have been to this place several times after work. Most food is decent, some above average. Don't expect too much and you won't be disppointed. Really a 3.5 rating.

Thank SanM412
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

I frequent this restaurant and when it's good, it's GOOD. It has my favorite Wonton Soup of all Chinese restaurants I've been to in my life and the Beef and Broccoli is a real treat! The inside of the restaurant is also really lovely with lots of exposed wood. The only downside to this restaurant is the customer service. It's... More 

Thank JovaniSkye
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I have been ordering out and eating here for a couple years... everything was always prepared perfect and portions were good.. Recently over past month, I am Seeing a problem\ I usually order the shrimp w brocolli and have been happy Shrimp are becoming smaller and over cooked and fewer last night I paid about $11 for the combo meal... More 

1 Thank tomc24
Long Island, New York
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48 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We found this gem of a restaurant while traveling back from Quebec City to our hotel in White River Junction, Vt. We needed a driving break and looked in Yelp for restaurants in St. Johnsbury. We are New Yorkers, used to great Chinese food. This restaurant is on par with the best we've had. The portions were HUGE and the... More 

2 Thank GN3Traveller
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Hot & Sour Soup was unique and excellent. Good appetizers. Service was good. Nice stain glass window.

Thank john D
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We have eaten there a few times since they first opened. At first the crispy eggplant was to die for, but now we can't find much eggplant in there. The last time I went for takeout, the owner was rude to me. I ordered from the menu which clearly stated that the meals came with rice. The meal I ordered,... More 

3 Thank Jayne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
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: 264 Portland St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-2039
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Northeast Kingdom  >  Saint Johnsbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-748-2338

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