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Imperial China Chinese Restaurant

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220 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 100, South Portland, ME 04106-2313
+1 207-774-4292
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
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Portland, Maine
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Imperial China for lunch with my family. The traffic in the area can be hectic at times but it is worth it to stop in for lunch. The lunch menu offers many choices and the prices are very good. We had 2 orders of the shrimp with snow peas and 1 order of the shrimp with broccoli. Both were... More 

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Portland, Maine
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

"Shrimp with walnuts" so awful it was inedible, which cost $17 with tax. Shrimp had funny (not fresh) taste, sauce was like sour ketsup. I don't mind paying for a meal I ordered, even a bad one, but I received no apology or offer to take a little off the bill (as most of it was clearly not eaten). Never... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This place is tucked away in a strip mall and the food is great! We ate there last year and came back when in town this year to once again have the General Tso's Chicken, As before, it was delicious. The service is good and the place is clean. It is a good place to grab some dinner or lunch.

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New England
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

As a former NYer, I have yet to find a really good Chinese restaurant in the Portland area. This one is the best of the lot. So if you're looking for great Chinese food, try a major city. If you must have your Chinese food fix, then this is the place. Décor is just OK but all the people are... More 

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Portland, Maine
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157 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

And the lo me in was tasty as was the dumplings. The server was extremely attentive and pleasant Louganis he isn't much on small talk which is fine. The generals tso chicken that I have loved for years came out like candied chicken jerky. The chicken was so overcooked it cracked in shards so sharp it cut my mouth before... More 

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Thank arewehavingfunyet4
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We've been going to Imperial China since they opened back in the 80's. Lunch is a wonderful deal with a great selection of meals, including soup. They have the best hot and sour soup around. Husband loves the General Tso's Chicken. I have a number of go to dishes. Highly recommend!!

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Biddeford, Maine
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Recently celebrated a friend's BD here. Ordered meat dumplings.Asked waitperson if we could get 1/2 steamed, 1/2 fried. (have never had a problem in other restaurants with this) He shook his head "no". When I asked why that wasn't possible he stated it was too much work for the kitchen (????!!!) One of our friend's spilled some water on the... More 

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Oxford, Maine
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Just got home from picking up dinner for my family from Imperial China. I have frequented this restaurant since the day they opened in 1989. I moved 50 miles away from the South Portland area over 17 years go, and will always stop in to get what i consider the best Chinese food in Maine whenever i am in the... More 

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Yarmouth, ME
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90 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Buyer Beware! I was looking forward to my dinner from Imperial China. I ordered take out based on the menu listed here on Yelp. When I got there to pick up the food the woman told me it would be nearly 20% more than the website said it would cost. I explained that I wasn't expecting prices so high, and... More 

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Lee, New Hampshire
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We discovered this charming restaurant many years ago. We were quite pleased to see that it is still open. It is a little difficult to find, but worth the GPS Our favorite dishes are the "crispy" anything -beef, duck, chicken, etc. The sesame sauce they use on their beef is one of the best I have ever had Prices are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 100, South Portland, ME 04106-2313
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-4292

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