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877 8th Ave., (8th Ave. Between 52nd St. & 53rd St.)(212) 246-8181
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Delivery estimate is 25-40 min (more info)
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Minimum order of $5.00 is required for delivery
Delivery estimate is 30 - 45 min (more info)
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Served until 4pm. Served with soup or egg roll and rice.
Vegetables with rice and fried noodles.
Served with rice.
Hot and spicy.
Served with white rice and brown gravy.
Served with 4 pancakes and rice.
Served with pork fried rice and an egg roll.
The reviewers are all in agreement: China Gourmet offers tasty Chinese cuisine with low prices, generous portions and speedy delivery. And the best thing is that all the delicious Chinese favorites can be made exactly the way that you want them. This includes the chance to eat them as one of the best lunch specials in town. Finally, for delivery, there is no comparison. China Gourmet is a place you will order from again and again.
Fried or Steamed Dumplings—Eight per order
Szechuan Chicken—Served with white rice
General Tso’s Chicken—Served with white rice
Crispy Orange Beef—Served with white rice
Moo Shu Pork—Served with four pancakes and white rice
Vegetable Lo Mein
They messed up my order. And I had to call seamless because the lady was incredibly rude.
Do not order from this place!
Posted a year ago by thomas s.
Seamless order only had. "can of coke" for option. Within 1 minute of ordering, I called to request a Diet coke. First put on hold, then lost connection, then put on hold. Finally, spoke with someone who INSISTED there were many drink options. I told her the wording in seamless. She asked for the order number, which she INSISTED began with 200. I looked at iPhone receipt, at email receipt-the order number DID NOT begin with 200. I gave order number, and once more requested diet coke. She said too late-the order was on it's way. Which had to be lie, as it's been 20 minutes since she said it was on it's way.
She was RUDE and I will never order from here again. I don't care if the food is good or not. I fear this is the kind of place that will spit in your food- especially since there was time after she hung up..
Posted a year ago by Karen A.
the delivery takes more than 2 hours when it said 30-45 minutes, and it happened 3 times when i ordered from here. Dont order if you expect to get your food within next 2 hours.
Posted a year ago by Zhuoming C.
Posted a year ago by joanne G.
Super cheap, good portions, and good food too. 3 stars for those 3 aspects! Delivery time is horrible though. They definitely take close to an hour to deliver! I am just 7 streets away from their restaurant!
Posted 2 years ago by Ameya B.
Fast delivery and food was not that good except Shrimp Lo mein.
Posted 2 years ago by Shane y.
Love their egg foo young. Their vegetable fried rice has lots of vegetables!!
Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca R.
Posted 2 years ago by Stevin M.
They failed to deliver when requested . I requested white meat and they wanted a dollar more in cash . Even when they were getting A generous tip . They told me that the writing was too small on the special instruction box , They should improve on customer interaction.
Posted 2 years ago by John A.
Good cheap fast chinese food.
Posted 2 years ago by Chris G.
May be the worst Chinese food in 20 years. Specifically, my shrimp roll was fried to a crisp to the point there was hardly anything left inside the burnt-out shell. And no mustard sauce included, only duck sauce. The steamed dumplings were almost surely frozen, with thick chewy dough and minced pork inside rather than the typical tiny meatballs. The onions in the chicken chow mein were barely sliced with huge chunks of onion including the peel that is usually thrown out, not cooked. The dumplings only came with one dipping sauce which lasted for about 3 of the 8 dumplings. Why give it 2 stars? I selected China "Gourmet" by sorting for cheapest and got what I asked for. And the brown rice wasn't $1.00 extra. Lots of cheap filler, but hey how else can they keep prices so low?
Posted 2 years ago by Mark G.
The food came 2 hrs later; cold and gross. I had a meeting and was unable to eat the food. Disgusting service
Posted 2 years ago by Danielle P.
Posted 2 years ago by Sharon G.
BBQ RIBS REALLY GREAT , RICE IS ALWAYS GREAT!!!
Posted 2 years ago by david m.
The food had no flavor.
Posted 2 years ago by Tanya D.
Great food and service.
Posted 2 years ago by Babak K.
Place is incredible, always fast, always hot. Always delicious and large portion size. Its been my goto since I moved into the neighborhood 18 months ago. Sometimes 3x a week. Yumm! Not sure why the below reviews are so negative, I live 9 blocks away and service is still excellent and always timely and hot!
Posted 2 years ago by Brandon W.
TOOK WAY TOO LONG!!!!!! Said 30 min was really 1:15! Got here and food was cold and drink was hot.
Posted 2 years ago by Ed L.
The delivery was very slow to come. The food is usually hot and reasonable!
Posted 2 years ago by Brandy Z.
food is mediocre. Delivery is not good. The woman there is unhelpful and rude. Looking for a new Chinese place. I have given up.
Posted 2 years ago by JULIE N.
Cheap, Sweet and Good!
Posted 2 years ago by Kevin P.
Moo shu wasn't good. Dry and bland
Posted 2 years ago by Samuel C.
This is the second time in the past eleven days I have had the same negative experience, and this will be the last time.
After 45 minutes, I called the restaurant to check on my order: Her exact response: "I don't know where it is, but I will take your number and call you back."
20 minutes later, I called again and got the same woman. She refused to give me her name, and told me that she had to call the 7 delivery people to check on the order. Again, I gave my number.
20 Minutes later, i called for the 3rd time, and she said: ""You didn't give me enough time to find your order; are you sure you didn't receive it?" That was quite insulting.
After 1 hour and 25 minutes, the food arrived ice cold. I called to complain and of course got the same woman. This time she said: "You got your food. Bye."
Once is bad. Twice is ridiculous. Three times will not be attempted.
Posted 2 years ago by Mark S.
Ordered food and never received the delivery. Pick some other restaurant.
Posted 2 years ago by Steven B.
Doesn't make you say "wow" but perfect if you're looking for typical New York Chinese food. Call ahead for lunch time, they tend to get swamped. Pork dumplings are great but allow for an extra 5-7 minute wait time. Also, ask for them half fried half steamed to get some variety.
-China Gourmet regular
Posted 2 years ago by Charlotte T.
Posted 2 years ago by Jose R.
Poor to mediocre Chinese food.
Posted 2 years ago by Robert M.
ordered 2x...both took over an hour. And they were jackwads about it
Posted 2 years ago by Christian A.
Quick easy and cheap. Everything I like about food and women! Not the best quality but you get what you pay for!
Posted 2 years ago by Marc S.
Cheap and ok but slow! 1.5 hrs
Posted 2 years ago by Hugh H.
Bad food, bad service, delivery came half an hour late. will never order again
Posted 2 years ago by aviran m.
Minus Zero Rating -- China Gourmet order arrived approximately 1 hr. 45 mins. late. I kept calling the restaurant representative every 30 mins. to find out the status of my order, and the restaurant representative became hostile and was very rude to me. She actually accused me of already receiving. When the delivery man arrived 1 hr. 45 mins. late, I had him wait while I call the restaurant representative and inform her that I was returning the food due to late delivery. She said ok and what do I expect her to do in annoyance. I called Seamless web and reported the incident (1-23-14) and requested a refund for my order. I will not order from China Gourmet in the future!!
Posted 2 years ago by Sally H.
Very fast and easy. Love it!!!
Posted 2 years ago by Renee P.
Posted 2 years ago by Maiko S.
The delivery guys is a prick. I have to show restraint whenever I order. The dude thinks he's doing me a favor. Its his job. I'm paying for the food. I expect to be treated like a valued customer. I'm not stingy with tipping. I work in the service industry so I understand what the deal is. The last time I ordered from the place, I had to wait over an hour and a half. Then the delivery guy tells me its because I didn't give him a good tip the last time. Are u kidding? I wanted to knock this dude out. The food was $10 and I gave him a $2 tip. wtf does he expect?
The food is just whatever. The only thing going for the place are the portions . But Who gives a crap about that when the food sucks. I don't know what the deal is with a lot of Chinese restaurants around here. If you think your too good for the customers your supposed to be serving, then maybe you shouldn't be in business!
Posted 2 years ago by Jeremias L.
poor service, food was ordered for a certain time and food never arrived, after calling them they refused to deliver due to the amount of tip that was given, although i had intentions of giving them a higher tip in cash
Posted 2 years ago by Daniela Luisa R.
Cheap food. Bland. The sauce is from a can. Took two bites and threw away everything. Never again!
Posted 2 years ago by Matt B.
Not gourmet food but your standard nyc take out Chinese. Good prices, consistent food and delivery, it's the only Chinese in our area that we order take out from. Wong break the bank, hits the spot. We like the egg rolls and fried wontons. Chicken w cashews too.
Posted 2 years ago by Melanie W.
Not exactly gourmet but for Chinese fast-food its perfect-big portions, low prices, and indulging my occasional wish for thick sauces and lots of calories. And, believe it or not, I find the ingredients are reasonably fresh, a function of the huge volume they do.
As to service, I always get mine on time-guessing all the hissy fits are based one time incidents, which can happen. As to alleged rude delivery, suggest my friction-free procedure: a) open door; b) grab food; c) close door. Do not expect the busy, low paid bicycle guy to chat you up, offer an amuse bouche or recommend a wine flight to go with your boneless spare ribs.
Suggest avoid heavily battered food like General Tso Chicken, Sesame Beef, etc- soggy and too sweet-but just about everything else is fine for this type of food.
Posted 2 years ago by Nathan b.
Terrible customer service. Don't order here!! I was waiting 2 hours for delivery. I called after one hour and was told delivery person is on his way. 45 minutes later I was told the same. When I mentioned they should call client and tell them they are busy I heard following: you can always cancel your order. Really?!?!?
Posted 2 years ago by Monika N.
Average chinese food IF/WHEN it actually arrives. The last time I ordered, I waited over two hours for my food, was lied to about it's status (it was out on delivery twice, then hadn't left) and was finally told that it was too cold outside to deliver so I should come to the restaurant and pick it up myself.
Posted 2 years ago by Emily E.
Forgot portions of my order and pretended not to understand me when I called. Never delivered missing part of order or refunded me. They are terrible.
Posted 2 years ago by Claire S.
As I write this, it's been nearly 1.5 hours since I ordered and I'm STILL waiting for my food. This is RIDICULOUS.
Posted 2 years ago by Jennifer N.
Cheap food, but very dodgy service and long wait time.
Posted 2 years ago by Gerald T.
The delivery service is THE WORST!! Deliveryman calls and says he's in the lobby, when you go downstairs, he's nowhere to be found. When you call the cellphone # he called you from, he doesn't answer. 7-10 mins later he rides up on his bike and saunters in without as care in the world and in no particular hurry. When asked why he called & said he was in the lobby, he turns slowly and walks away with the food. China Gourmet need not worry about me any future business from me!!!
Posted 2 years ago by Verna M.
Took over an hour to deliver food and was missing items. Very careless.
Posted 2 years ago by John M.
Pricing was good; delivery was fast, food didn't match expectations. This was run-of-the-mill "yellow" fried rice, canned sauce, flavorless chicken type take out that you can get at any low-end joint in the country.
Posted 2 years ago by Joseph D.
Not even deserving of a single star. Everyone in this restaurant is extremely rude. They have no concept of customer service. I will NEVER order from here.
Posted 2 years ago by uvannie e.
It took well over an hour for the food to come. When I called in to check on my order, they hung up on me. Definitely will not order from this restaurant again.
Posted 2 years ago by Jeffrey H.
Huge portion for price. Delivery for me was very fast. Excellent egg drop soup. Boneless spare ribs were ok.....huge portion.
Posted 2 years ago by zoe K.
I usually order the Chicken and Brocolli (very spicy <3 ) from this joint but the last time I ordered there was some extra shredded paper bag in my food that I dont remember ordering. I also placed the order at 11am (which would logically make me one of the first orders of the day) and didnt receive it for a whole hour and a half later. No updates were emailed to me and the estimated delivery time stated 30-45 minutes. They just lost themselves a customer
Posted 2 years ago by Gabe A.
By far the best for the price chinese food in the city. Definitely the best in Hell's Kitchen.
Posted 2 years ago by Natalie N.
I love this place, no recommendations as everything is excellent!
Posted 2 years ago by Jacob S.
If I could give this place zero stars I definitely would. They tell you the delivery time is 30-45 minutes and it ends up being well over an hour. I called them 45 minutes after ordering and I was told that the delivery guy was on the way...30 minutes later he shows up. Keep in mind I am only 5 minutes away from them. I will NEVER order from here again. What a waste of time!
Posted 2 years ago by Angela S.
Food was late. It didn't taste that great.
Posted 2 years ago by Kervin L.
Food was cold and the delivery man was rude. I will not be ordering from here again.
Posted 2 years ago by Christina F.
Took over 90 min to get my food. Never again.
Posted 2 years ago by Jon L.
my chinese craving!!
Posted 2 years ago by giovanni c.
Received the wrong order and then refuse to correct they mistake...
Posted 2 years ago by David V.
30-45 minutes means 1 hour+ apparently...
Posted 2 years ago by Andrew H.
I'm living by the next house - across the road, i'm waiting more than 40 minutes, when dilivery man is come, fist what he did brazenly asked tips.
Posted 3 years ago by Stepan S.
The worst service EVER. NEVER ordering from here EVER again.
Posted 3 years ago by Hanako Y.
Only good thing was the fast delivery. The delivery man was rude, complained about the tip, said they would not deliver again if the tip wasnt more than $1.00. The was wrong and I did not enjoy the food.
Posted 3 years ago by Theresa R.
Less that one star. Terrible food. Worse service.
Posted 3 years ago by Malissa C.
Food is good but always seems to get the order wrong!
Posted 3 years ago by elizabeth r.
Cheap fast delivery and spectacular portions.
Posted 3 years ago by Alan J.
The delivery took a little longer than usual. But the food itself was good as always!
Posted 3 years ago by Sophy B.
Posted 3 years ago by Jhon O.
Never disappointed !
Posted 3 years ago by Steven M.
Low price but it's true that you get what you pay for. Ordered the house special Chow Ho Fun and the house special fried rice. They were okay at best and the shrimp was not de-veined which is a big no-no for me.
I may order from them again but definitely not anything with shrimp included.
Posted 3 years ago by Josanne A.
Food is okay here with large portions. Delivery man is super rude, he doesn't even wait for me to come to the door, he just leaves it at your door so that he doesn't miss the elevator back down. When I asked if everything was okay, he rolled his eyes and left.
Posted 3 years ago by Hussain M.
THE WORST PLACE I HAVE EVER ORDERED FROM!!! I am STILL waiting for my food and hour and a half later! they wont refund me . They keep telling me the delivery already left and then they hang up! DONT ORDER FROM HERE!
Posted 3 years ago by john e.
Do not order from here. Its been over one hour and half and i still have not recieved my food. I called the woman and she was not clear with what had happened. This is the worst food service i had ever recieved. STAY AWAY from this awful food establishment (if you want to even call it a food establishment). I recommend orderin food from somewhere else.
Posted 3 years ago by Joseph F.
STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE if you are interested in good food, timely delivery and at least fair customer service. Ordered from here and after an hour called to check up on the order. The lady who answered was very nonchalant and told me that if it was too long, I could cancel the order and that she could not even check up on where it could possibly be so late after the promised delivery time.
Posted 3 years ago by Martez C.
Really fantastic food. I expected this to be just another mediocre late night Chinese-American place; boy, was I pleasantly surprised! Snappy delivery, nice and hot. The General Tso's chicken was spicy, flavorful, & incredibly tender. Cannot recommend enough.
Posted 3 years ago by Britt L.
It's been an hour, my order isn't here, and when I called to ask about it, they hung up on me. Remind me to read the reviews next time.
Posted 3 years ago by Trace O.
Food was ok. DElivery was ok
Posted 3 years ago by Jhun R.
After being quoted a delivery time of 30-40 minutes, I called to check on my order. I was told the delivery was en route. After another 20 minutes, I called back and was told the delivery person had called me, but was unable to get in touch with me so he left. Mind you I had been salivating by my phone the entire time and it never rang once. I was then told the order was now "on it's way". After another 20 minutes with no food, I called back and the delivery person was unable to be reached. I ended up having to walk to the restaurant to get my food. I was given two free cans of diet coke for my trouble. Never again.
Posted 3 years ago by Matthew C.
You have THE nastiest food delivery person. Food is not bad for the price. avoid their bbq ribs (looked and tasted like it was cooked days ago drowned in lots of bbq as a cover) and their shrimp rolls (soggy and not fresh made; it was disgusting). delivery guy has nasty phone manners. Get new guy before you lose business because of him.
Posted 3 years ago by Victoria L.
Best place in the area, but that means nothing.....SO HIT OR MISS. Wonton soup broth was good, the wontons were disgusting...my beef was sloppy and way too saucy
Posted 3 years ago by Matthew B.
Fast delivery, good food. They just charge for everything.
Posted 3 years ago by rigo e.
I will never order from here again. It has been 60 minutes since I ordered (estimate was 25 to 40), the person answering the phone is rude when I call to check in on status and tells me she already told me the delivery guy left and doesn't know where the food is, and my food is STILL not here. If I could give zero stars I would.
Posted 3 years ago by Sarah C.
Never again. I rather not say.
Posted 3 years ago by Johan B.
Terrible. Just terrible. I waited an hour and they still haven't even delivered my food. I called two times to check - both times they hung up on me saying it's coming. They wouldn't even let me finish my sentence.
The food was NEVER delivered.
Posted 3 years ago by Kevin C.
I used to order from this place every day. The only reason is that the food is really cheap. But I need to reconsider that now because the wait and insult from the delivery guy is intolerable! They usually called u when they still 10 mins away. Today this guys really sucks, I waited in the lobby for 5 mins and still no one's there, then I called him back asking when my food will be delivered, he's extremely RUDE! He actually said I can wait as long as he wish, he can deliver food whenever he like to! What kind of people are you, since you get paid for this, you need to do your job, otherwise, get the hell of of here! Consider the unpleasure and inconvenience, the money I saved (probably only 1 to 2 dollars) cannot make up that. One star is for the manager in restaurant, he's much better than the delivery guy
Posted 3 years ago by Ding D.
My egg rolls were burned on the outside, cold on the inside. Instead of immediately replacing them, they offered to send the rolls with my next order. Everyone has an off day, but EVERY time I order from here the food is messed up or my drink is missing. If you dare call them to complain about not receiving a $1 coke be prepared to be treated as if you're trying to steal. I will never order from China Gourmet again.
Posted 3 years ago by Jennifer A.
Just your regular Manhattan Chinese take-out. Very disappointed in seamless order. While food was delivered within the time bracket, there was absolutely no attention/care paid to special instructions, such as "please include chopsticks"... which wasn't a complicated request.
Posted 3 years ago by Oliver G.
Delivery took 1 hour and 45 mins and the driver asked for a tip. When I declined and told him that the food was also cold he grabbed the bag away from me a quickly walked off and said "no tip, no food." Rude Service.
Posted 3 years ago by Kereth P.
I ordered the General Tso's chicken and broccoli in garlic sauce combo at 11:30PM. Here are some of my thoughts:
1. Food was delivered within the allotted time (I live three blocks away and it took 40 minutes)
2. I requested that both be extra spicy and neither were. I'm not sure where all the flavor is actually. So bland! They also didn't give me any utensils or sauce!
3. General Tso's chicken was soggy and one of the worst I've had in the City.
This is one of the more pricey Chinese food I've ordered and it is not good at all. Yes they are open late but I DO NOT RECOMMEND!
Posted 3 years ago by Haelee S.
Best Chinese food in Hell's Kitchen. Super-fast!
Posted 3 years ago by Jonathan S.
Food is greasy and cheap, and delivery usually takes the maximum time...
Posted 3 years ago by Melissa L.
Believe the reviews & avoid this place! When it had been more than an hour since I placed my order, I called & was told my order was still waiting to go out for delivery. It ended up taking almost an hour & a half to get my order and it was, by then, lukewarm at best.
Posted 3 years ago by Madeline R.
Posted 3 years ago by Marjaneh P.
Food never arrived! HORRIBLE!!!!!!
Cannot speak clearly either so dont bother trying to explain anything!
Posted 3 years ago by Kevin H.
Terrible service. Delivery man took an hour or longer. Called the restaurant and they were incredibly rude for over an hour. kept telling me the food was on its way. Would not recommend ordering from them EVER. Food showed up cold.
Posted 3 years ago by FRANK C A.
food is always fast and delicious!!!
Posted 3 years ago by priya n.
The food is fine for cheap takeout chinese food. My biggest gripe is delivery time. They say 25-40, except I've waited more than that on a couple occasions. I gave them the benefit of the doubt one time because of the rain, but no more. There's plenty of other chinese food in the city that's of the same quality/price.
Posted 3 years ago by William B.
Very tasty food and great value (read: cheap). I have always had prompt delivery and the order has never been wrong.
Posted 4 years ago by James M.
Some of the worst food in NYC ! I threw most of it away! I should've paid attention to the ratings!!!!!!!
Posted 4 years ago by David Y.
This was one of my favorite restaurants to order from. The food was fresh and delivered in a timely fashion. The reason why I had to take off 3 stars was because I was called a liar after calling numerous times to receive a beverage that was ordered but never delivered. I even placed orders after this incident and still did not get the soda I had ordered. They lost a valued customer over a $1 can of soda. I had no reason to constantly call and say that I had not received if in fact I did. It is sad because in this case, the customer was right.
Second Review: I have ordered from this restaurant quite a few times since this incident and had no problems. I added 2 stars to the rating and we will see how it goes.
Posted 4 years ago by Elizabeth D.
My go to Chinese take it. It's exactly what you would expect, nothing more, nothing less. Fast delivery!
Posted 4 years ago by Brad T.
is this always the best customer service and gourmet food? of course not. but for the price, and the huge, generous portions (both lunch specials and entrees), i highly recommend the place. regarding the delivery time: i actually have never had a deliver over 20 minutes from this place.. so I suspect the people that said so must live very far away. also, they never got my order wrong a single time and I have ordered for myself, friends, and coworkers (read: very large order)...never got a mistake, ever.
Posted 4 years ago by Cathy C.
Don't order from this place; the delivery guy just chastised me for giving too small of a tip (about 15%). Complained about it being too late at night. If it's on Seamless that you're open, then don't blame the customer.
Number one rule of business is to treat your customers well; don't order from this place as there are others in the area that are more deserving of your business.
Posted 4 years ago by Edward P.
Delivery has always been fast, food is standard Chinese delivery. Tasty, cheap and quick is pretty much all I'm looking for when I'm hungover on a Sunday night. I've never been disappointed.
Posted 4 years ago by Rob J.
They always forget part of the order
Posted 4 years ago by Francesco G.
Long time to deliver!
Posted 4 years ago by Varendra G.
Delivery is fast, prices are great, food is consistent, and sometimes I just large order a tray of their bone-in ribs for dinner. While it's not 'high-end' BBQ, for $10 bucks, it's a delicious bargain and the most under-appreciated item on the menu. Also their chicken and cashew nuts combination platter is a great choice if you're indecisive and want something other than your usual chicken or beef w/broccoli.
Posted 4 years ago by Steve F.
Food is pretty good especially for price. But won’t be ordering from here again, delivery guy was very rude.
Posted 4 years ago by LeToya W.
The food was okay, and the delivery guy was not very friendly.
Posted 4 years ago by patricia s.
Ordered the broccoli beef, didn't taste very good. Got food poisoning from it and ended up spitting blood and vomiting chunks of beef all day.
Posted 4 years ago by Paul K.
the food is passable - cheap chinese, but my review is simply because of the unprofessional delivery man. I placed an order at 7:44pm and received it at 8:50pm (so not within the 40 minute wait time at most) and the delivery man handed me a bag with broken glass in it and snapple tea all in my food and in the bag and then tried to run off. My boyfriend caught him and then made him bring it back. When I called I told them I had glass in my food and they offered to send over 2 free snapples! Um, would you eat food that was drenched and had glass in it?!!! I asked for a refund and was told to call Seamless when it is the restaurant's responsibility to do to. I had to call them for my refund. Just the worst experience for mediocre if not bad, food. I will never order again and hope this review helps you if you are thinking about ordering from this restaurant.... with so many other great chinese establishments that offer competitively low prices and better food, please try them instead. You will be much happier in the end.
Posted 4 years ago by Patricia K.
Terrible customer service. I ordered the Spare Rib Tips which has the option to get white rice or brown rice with the order, so I chose brown rice. However, when my order arrived it did not come with the brown rice I ordered. When I called the restaurant to notify them that my order was incomplete, I was told that they would not provide the rice because my order amount was too low and they have a problem with the website. However, they noted that several other customers tried to order the rice but instead of phoning them to notify them that there is a problem with the website they just send an incomplete order. Instead of apologizing for the error I was given a nasty attitude. I will not do business with them again.
Posted 4 years ago by Savannah G.
I have had great luck with China Gourmet. They're always fairly quick (on time) and you get what you pay for. The food isn't amazing, but I'm not ordering from here expecting legitimate "gourmet" food. Portions are large. The steamed pork dumplings are huge and less than $5.
Posted 4 years ago by Jenna H.
How does a restaurant that hasn't been on SeamlessWeb until this week (12/6/2010) already have 90 reviews dating back years? Something is drastically wrong here!
But for their food and service, they get 4 stars. By far the best take out Chinese food in the NY area. Always fast, always read the additional information for each item so they get delivered as ordered and while they have raised their prices a bit, they are very reasonable, especially since no other takeout chinese food can match it.
Posted 4 years ago by Marc S.
Do not ever order from China Gourmet. Last night I ordered the General Tso's Chicken with Pork Fried Rice and Steamed Pork Dumplings and got food poisoning. Last night was one of the worst nights of my life because of this place. Never order from here.
Posted 4 years ago by Holden A.
No stars, if that was possible. Worst dumplings ever and poor customer service for the delivery man.
Posted 4 years ago by Nicholas P.
Did not confirm my order for 50 minutes, when I called they were not courteous or helpful in the least bit. Not worth the hassle.
Posted 4 years ago by Ivan T.
Order took over an hour to be delivered (seamless said 10-15 minutes) and was missing half the items!! Got attitude when i called the restaurant. Never again....
Posted 4 years ago by Lindsey C.
Amazing Sesame Chicken!
Posted 4 years ago by Alexander R.
RUDE STAFF... Big portions of horrible food. Spend a dollar extra somewhere else and get edible food.
Posted 4 years ago by Billy L.
ordered tofu with vegetables. came with no tofu. would not do anything about it. HORRIBLE.
Posted 4 years ago by Alina F.
worst chinese food i've ever had. i wasn't expecting much in the first place given it's your standard neighborhood chinese joint. i ordered: tofu with veggies, eggplant with garlic sauce, and veggie dumplings. they were all awful. and why the heck were the dumpling green? i don't need food coloring in something simple like that.
Posted 4 years ago by Raymond M.
The first time I ordered they got the order wrong. The second time, I called to make sure they got the order right and it still arrived wrong. Then I waited FOREVER for the correction to arrive and ended up having to get lunch elsewhere...never again!
Posted 4 years ago by Zoe J.
Great value but not that good. Greasy. Also, I ordered wonton soup but they gave me egg drop soup with wontons in it. I called and asked and apparently they were out of the regular wonton soup broth. It was weird.
Posted 4 years ago by Alexander S.
Food was terrible, i couldn't even eat it. I had to throw it out.
Posted 4 years ago by Keisha C.
Great-tasting Chinese food with amazing portions at a price that cannot be beat.
Posted 5 years ago by Nathaniel S.
I get this literally at least once a week. Lunch specials are good and delivery is prompt. $5 minimum is also nice if you just want a snack.
Posted 5 years ago by Cameron J.
Food is good, plentiful and not perfect price wise for Manhattan.
Posted 5 years ago by Tye P.
best bang for buck chinese food in midtown.
Posted 5 years ago by Jae J.
Always ontime. always good.,
Posted 5 years ago by Jacob L.
nasty vegetable dumplings. vegetable noodle soup did not have any vegetables
Posted 5 years ago by Jance l.
My go to place for Chinese in Midtown West. I'm addicted to their egg rolls. They've never put mushrooms in my moo shu when I ask them not to - this alone is amazing (I've had problems with that at other places). Have tried a variety of dishes, all of them at least decent.I do wish the chicken and shrimp tasted better when reheated, but that's not a dealbreaker.
Posted 5 years ago by alyssa n.
Good food and great prices! Sesame chicken is my favorite, but the noodles and egg rolls are good too!
Posted 5 years ago by Kate A.
cheap, fast and tasty. just the right combination of elements to satisfy your craving for chinese
Posted 5 years ago by Jerry W.
RUDE. Rudest people I have ever dealt with. I spoke with the woman on the phone, and when she was rude, I got smart with her right back. I am 100% sure they spit in my food. The delivery guy had a look on his face like he hated me. I am a nice person, I work in hospitality. This is by far the worst Chinese restaurant in town.
Posted 5 years ago by Johnny F.
I paid an extra $1 for "Only White Meat" in my General Tso's Chicken and didn't get that. It was the worst General Tso's, I've ever had. It was fatty, wet, and the broccoli was hidden under the "chicken". They didn't even give me a fork. Will not be ordering from here again.
Posted 5 years ago by Rafael G.
delivered during a blizzard, good food, HUGE portions, great prices! love them!
Posted 5 years ago by Lorraine T.
Absolutely love this food. I always order the shrimp with broccoli combo. it comes with an egg roll, and a ton of really amazing pork fried rice. the shrimp really fresh. and it usually takes 3 sittings to finish the whole thing. so for $7-$8, this is one of my favorite things to order off of Seamless.
Posted 5 years ago by Lee S.
I love this place, and yes... they give you a LOT of food.
Posted 5 years ago by Justin W.
General Tso's Chicken was the best I have had in years. Pork and Cabbage soup, egg roll, dumplings, everything I order from here is amazing. The only Chinese takeout I will be using. Thanks!
Posted 5 years ago by Sean M.
Decent Chinese food that warrants 3 stars. But the excellent price and speedy service gives it an extra star.
Posted 5 years ago by Nicholas T.
This is actally a rating for an order I called in 1/8/11. The food tasted contaminated (like NYC trash) in some parts of it. I've only had this experience once at one other food place and it also was in Hells Kitchen. Really gross. I just threw it out.
Posted 5 years ago by stephanie .
WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE EVER! Upon placing my order, the delivery man REFUSED to come up to my apartment and called me REPEATEDLY, yelling into the phone, for me to come down, not to the lobby, but OUTSIDE where he was smoking a cigarette and didn't even get off his bicycle.
NEVER ORDERING FROM HERE AGAIN.
Posted 5 years ago by Nami K.
Pretty good food, and the prices are great. The servings aren't huge, but they are decent for the price and midtown location. Delivery is very speedy!
Posted 5 years ago by Joshua Q.
Forgot my soda four times in a row. Enough. Never again.
Posted 5 years ago by Ray P.
Poor services, not on time... delivery time late with half hour.. :(
Posted 5 years ago by Michael C.
Fast and good tasting. One annoying common issue: people on the phone do not understand english well.
Posted 6 years ago by Steve K.
Posted 6 years ago by Brady C.
Ordered a combo .. placed order at 7:45 p.m -- now 8:30 p.m. - no food and when I call they have no idea what I am talking about ... horrible customer service ... will never order again!
Posted 6 years ago by Jessica C.
I should have read the review before ordering... I had to wait at the 1st floor of my office building for 10 minutes after the delivery guy called me and said that he is already there. When the delivery guy who barely spoke English finally got here, he was angry because (I think he was trying to say that) I did not give him $2 tip for my $5.40 lunch. Food was actually not bad though.
Posted 6 years ago by Mari G.
This food was horrible! 3 hard/burnt orders that this place wouldn't take back, or replace. I was told I had to request it not burn....please. A rating is required but this place deserves NONE!
Posted 6 years ago by Leon S.
They are horrible. Worst customer service I've ever received. We've ordered from them a few times, and always had food missing. Then we have to call and fight with them over a missing rice, which they refuse to redeliver. Horrible service!
Posted 6 years ago by Tim C.
Extremely rude delivery person, do not order from her unless you want someone to hell and curse at you while mishandling your food. Absolutely disgusting and unacceptable.
Posted 6 years ago by Ralph L.
Delivery guy is rude!
Posted 6 years ago by Jessica S.
Large portions, good food.
Posted 6 years ago by Dhamma M.
The flavor of the food was marginal; I had requested the delivery of mustard with the order which was ignored and might have enhanced the dishes to an acceptable level; and the order, which was supposed to arrive in 25 - 40 minutes, took one and one half hours to arrive.
Posted 6 years ago by Gary N.
I was impressed. I have not had the best of luck ordering from Chinese places to my hotel but this was a different story. The food was fresh, quick, and taste great. The order was accurate and hot when delivered. I had the Shrimp Rolls which had shrimp, Egg Drop Soup (note to self ask for Green onion for garnish), and the General Tsaos. Great eats and good service.
Posted 6 years ago by Brian C.
This was pretty good, plenty of food!
Posted 6 years ago by Erin T.
Always quick and always great!
Posted 6 years ago by Mike F.
Excellent selections and great prices. Delivery is qick and easy and very pleasant. Highly recommend this restaurant
Posted 6 years ago by Alice Z.
Honestly, no joke - good food & large portions. It's nothing special, typical americanized Chinese food, but they do a great job with it.
Posted 6 years ago by Daniel K. W.
Its cheap and the food is good. Nothing fancy here but always reliable.
Posted 6 years ago by ROBERT M.
All round horrible.
Posted 6 years ago by John N.
Food is very good. Generous portions. Fast Delivery.
Posted 6 years ago by Anastasia B.
Will never order from here again. Last 2 times I ordered food from here I was very ill afterwards. I can't reccomend a place that has made me throw up twice to anybody. My friend ordered the sweet and sour chicken and found a BONE in it.
Do yourself a favor, order from any place other than here.
Posted 6 years ago by Alex W.
Vegetable Ho Fun is terrible!
Posted 6 years ago by Trini D.
Delivery took almost two hours, and only came after I called to remind them a few times that I placed an order. Food was what you paid for, but wouldn't recommend
Posted 6 years ago by Candace F.
HORRIBLE DELIVERY!!! Took me an HOUR to get my food!!! and this was 10 pm at night when they're not busy
Posted 7 years ago by kaixi o.
The food was prompt and they listened to me.
I really enjoyed the Chow fun
Posted 7 years ago by Neftali M.
Worst Chinese food in NYC. The sauce on the chicken & broccoli has too much corn starch and tastes bland. They have low prices, but the food is also low quality..
Posted 7 years ago by Kinson A.
Wow, it is cheap, but not worth it. Ordered Kungpao chicken and pork fried rice. Kugpao chicken was more batter than chicken and pork fried rice had a weird smell that made it inedible. And I can eat almost everything.
Posted 7 years ago by Tae Hun K.
Gross food, wierd sauce, bad delivery attitude.
Posted 7 years ago by adriana m.
exactly what I was expecting, your typical mall food and a shit ton of it! So much food amazing, great won-ton soup and egg roll.
Posted 7 years ago by Laura P.
Sesame chicken was almost all crispy skin and no meat after I paid to have "white meat only." The fried rice was yellow which reminded me of spanish rice but did not taste as good. Good value but you get what you pay for.
Posted 7 years ago by Sonya S.
The food has been good but the delivery guy just gave me lip today since he said it took him 30 minutes to deliver to me. But it is in the ordering delivery range and I gave him a 20% tip! He told me not to order from there again!!!
Posted 7 years ago by Christine J.
If you are a vegetarian, don't order from here. No idea what they do to their food, but I tried this place 2x, and both times food was greasy and tasted like it was cooked with meat. Also, delivery guys had major attitude, even though I included a generous tip.
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Posted 7 years ago by Kristopher P.
Wonton soup with real meat and large wontons. Light and flaky egg roll. Tasty and well-made beef with snow peas. Pork fried rice was basic but not greasy. Overall excellent choice. I hope they dont raise prices. If they do, I would still recommend as a top west side chinese.
Posted 7 years ago by Jon B.
large portions, lunch specials good enough for two people, last order was very greasy
Posted 7 years ago by Sami H.
Their food is very fresh, it does not taste like it was re-heated. Excellent
Posted 7 years ago by Davis S.
Terrible General Tso's Chicken. All dough and no meat. Super greasy too.
Posted 8 years ago by Nancy C.
General Tso's was average, and a little too crunchy. The pork fried rice was yellow, which is weird. The egg roll was average.
Posted 8 years ago by Aaron K.
Portion size was very generous, but food was ordinary.
Posted 8 years ago by Carlos P.
Food tasted burnt....absolutely no flavor and very small rice portion, Won ton soup tasted old.
Posted 8 years ago by Roselyn M.
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