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“Hit or miss” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of China King

China King
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Hit or miss”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

This is the typical strip-mall Chinese place. There seems to be a high employee turn over and the food is just not consistent. It's convenient so I eat there regularly, but it's not always good. I've had them forget the egg roll, burn the chicken, etc. It's average at best.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jason S
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Fredericksburg
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Couldn't be fresher or more tastey”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

This is by far the best Asian food place in Outer Banks - the meals were hot, fresh tasting, and delicious. Nice staff, friendly atmosphere, and don't miss the General Tso's Chicken!

Visited August 2013
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Thank Richard H
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Steubenville Area
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good -- But Not That Good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

I have to take issue with the other reviewers on this one. China King is good, but I've had better, namely at China Wong in Kitty Hawk (see my review).

I don't claim to be an aficionado of Chinese fast food, but I thought China King was only passable. I agree that the service is good and fast. But aside from that the food was average. We ordered egg rolls, General Tso, Beef and Broccoli, Kung Pau Chicken, and Low Mein. The serving amounts were adequate but not generous. All the dishes were heavy on carrots and celery. The sauces were generic. The Hot and Sour was dull with way too many mushrooms. The fried noodles were good and plentiful.

All in all, the ingredients seemed fresh, but the dishes bland and comparatively expensive. Frankly, I would look elsewhere for fast food Chinese.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jim_in_Wintersville
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NC
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Looks are deceiving!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

You see a strip mall with yet another Chinese restaurant thrown in the middle and you automatically pass it by, especially when you are on vacation. But here we are, craving Chinese food, and it was right in front of us, so we tried it! It looks a tad on the run down side, but that's only because they spent their money on excellent chefs and very good quality foods! Egg rolls were crisp, and not greasy at all, and the crab rangoons were the best we've ever had. It was so tasty, and inexpensive! From now on, we plan to call in our order as we arrive, swing by and pick it up and have dinner at the house... If we can wait that long!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank misscinlee
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fast and Excellent Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012 via mobile

I am very picky when it comes to Chinese food so to give them a high rating makes them the best on the beach! Egg rolls were not greasy and the shrimp and broccoli had huge shrimp that would melt in your mouth. Husband got chicken lo mein and he also said it was delicious! Will definitely be going back the next trip!

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