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“Old food, scary” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jan Mee Chinese Restaurant - CLOSED

Jan Mee Chinese Restaurant
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating
GA
Level Contributor
50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Old food, scary”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

The food had obviously been out under the buffet for a long time. An unsavory customer started making a scene, and to their credit, was promptly escorted out. The people were nice, but the food was below average and made me long for the trusted Chinese buffet near my home.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank antiquemeister
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14 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Greater Portland
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“wicked bad”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

lunch time...and they are serving yesterday's leftovers. It looks cold and old. Most of the serving pans were empty, when I questioned this they said fresh food would be "on the way" didn't bother to stay -Why not start the day with fresh food?

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank jimmyo27
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Portland, Maine
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Godawful Mess”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

The food here has gone from mildly bad to just plain terrible . . . it's pretty much inedible - everything I've had has just been that.

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Thank Sharkmeister99
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South Portland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The best ever Chinese restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2011

I love Chinese food and have been to restaurants in several different towns and states. Jan Mee has been a favorite of my friends and I for at least 10 years. I didn't think it possible but they have improved even more this year.

The food is typically Americanized Chinese but with good quality ingredients. The meat pieces in dishes are a nice size and the vegetables are fresh and colorful. There is no MSG used so the flavor comes from experienced use of spices and food combinations.

Their buffet is more extensive and quite delicious. The decor is relaxing, lighting low, and they have installed TVs in a couple of areas. Seating is a choice of booths or chairs and both are comfortable.

The cost is average with the buffet being around $10 after lunch hours. The staff are courteous and attentive.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank LynGarl
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Bath
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Under new managerment, serves great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2009

This restaurant is currently under the new managerment, the new owner is nice and the food is better than before, thats because they don't put any MSG anymore. I hate MSG.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank conanedogawa
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