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“A very average chinese restaurant”
Review of China Chef

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China Chef
Ranked #16 of 109 Restaurants in Greeneville
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 28 November 2009

Based on the one other Tripadvisor review which gave this restaurant five stars and the comment ,"best chinese restaurant within 300 miles" when we recently visited Greeneville, Tennessee, we searched this restaurant out.

Here's what we found:

1. A tiny strip mall restaurant off the Andrew Johnson Highway next to JC Penny's and across from Belk's. I think the name of the shopping center was Greeneville Commons. There were 12 tables and this is a mostly order at the cash register and take out place. There is no waiting at the tables--you place your order at the checkout counter.

2. The food was fair, but very average but our standards. I had shrimp and broccoli and it was good but certainly not exceptional. My wife had Sesame chicken which was below average and it had no sesame seeds on the chicken nuggets. Her Egg Drop soup was gummy and too thick. The unsweetened ice tea was undrinkable.

3. This is not the best chinese restaurant in 300 miles as nearly every Chinese Restaurant in Asheville is better and Asheville is 70 miles away. I expect Knoxville has many that beat this place out too.

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Reviewed 1 February 2008

China chef is by far the best Chinese food you're going to find in east Tennessee. People around here like going to the local buffets and like to say that china chef is too expensive, but i disagree. the food quality at the buffet places is just deplorable, whereas the food at china chef is truly top notch. All of the ingredients are fresh, the spices and seasonings are excellent, and the portions/prices will leave you walking away with enough for 2/3 meals, for about the same price you'd pay going to a buffet. The staff is very friendly, They're extremely fast, it never takes more than 5 to 10 minutes, and it's freshly made. My advice, go to china chef, and order the Orange Chicken, and some Chicken Lo Mein, you wont be disappointed.

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