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“Almost like the Cantonese of old”

Chau Chow Restaurant
Ranked #1,272 of 3,404 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a retro-type old school Chinese restaurant - bright and big and gaudy. The kind where the staff, when they're not serving you, are rolling up dumplings. Food is good, not great, and the portions are more than fair. Not gourmet fare by any means, but nothing to complain about. Kind of average.

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Thank cootmom
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch after visit to JFK library. We weren't sure how things worked with dimsum trolleys. Waitress was very helpful. We had fried dumplings from appetizer menu. They call them ravioli. Very good. Also had crab rangoons. Needed more filling. Egg drop soup was well prepared. General's chicken was good. We actully ordered more than we could eat, so took food home. We were quite pleased with visit and recommend you try. Dimsim trollies only roll between 9 am and 3 pm.

Thank Frank B
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside the restaurant looks quite nice, but unfortunately the food does not live up to expectations. Most food has been heavily deep fried, and this has killed most taste. Cannot be reccomended

Thank kimbiel-nielsen
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Since the location in Boston closed down we decided to go and try their other location. The hargow was good and larger than the other location but they didn't clean out the digestive tract. They also don't have the larger selection carts on the floor. Had to ask for certain dishes. Over all, still a good place to get dimsum. Parking in lot is tough. Lot is to small for the amount of customers.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Some of the best egg foo yung I've had. There was a part so very loud. Inside was grungy and old, but clean and authentic. Wait staff did not speak english well but were attemtive and served quickly. Not a relaxing meal due to noise but great chinese food. To go or quick meal.

Thank behonest50
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