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1899 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-1205
+1 217-789-0800
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Springfield, Illinois
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

China Star Restaurant in Springfield has the best Chinese food. It tastes great and always cooked perfectly. I live on the other side of town and it worth the trip. The General Tso chicken is good. The egg rolls here are very good. So, if you are looking for some excellent Chinese food, make sure to visit China Star.

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Thank Patrick K
Chicago, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Coming from chicago...I've probably tasted some of the best chinese food in the Midwest. So, when I say its good chinese...its Good Chinese. China Star has good food. I usually order chkn and broccoli...or tomato pepper ckkn...but Ive had most of the dishes. The beef and broccoli...egg foo young...chop suey...its the real deal. Very consistent with the orders too...same taste... More 

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Thank MrStopBadService
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is the best chinese in springfield...hands down. The lunch special is great!!! Not really into yellow fried rice....so I order extra brown rice and its perfect. Im from chicago...so I've had some of the best asian cuisine...and this is good eating.

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Thank MrStopBadService
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I've been dining at China Star since they opened and I have not once been disappointed in what has to be a twelve or more year run. The food may be the best Chinese in town, I'll admit I haven't tried every place. They have a full menu with just about anything you might think of when it comes to... More 

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Thank JohnDPolack
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

To be honest, I thought China Star was another typical Chinese food place stuck in a corner of a strip mall. However, when I tried it I was pleasantly surprised! First, the lunch menu is $5.35 for very big portions and everything I have tried has been the best Chinese I've eaten in Springfield. The sauces and flavor is delicious.... More 

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Thank YumMT2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

This resteraunt provides great food and great service at very fair prices! We were tourists in the area and we're very fortunate to find such a fantastic place to have a great home cooked Chinese meal in Springfield.

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Thank Briana W
Springfield, Illinois
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Good food. Very tasty dishes. A few tables, but their big business is carry out. Free hot tea while you wait.

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Thank Dawnie_Bird
Springfield, Illinois
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

Tried this place by chance and enjoyed the food very much. It is one of the only places in Springfield where they haven't taken a bunch of American food and poured sweet and sour sauce over it. It appears this is more of a carryout place but there is limited seating which compares to most fast food restaurants. If you... More 

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Thank David611950
Surprise, Arizona
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

We go to this restaurant 3-4 times a month. Everything we have ordered has been excellent. We especially favor the mixed vegetables and tofu. Very reasonably priced. Clean. The staff has gotten to know us and are cordial. This restaurant is in a strip mall, so the atmosphere is nothing to brag about. We go for the food and have... More 

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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

When I find hair in my food it pretty much ruins my appetite. Not much else to say here. No plan to return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1899 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-789-0800

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