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In a word: It's housed in what obviously used to be a bank, but don't let that stop you. Best crab rangoon so far.

The specs: #0079
Address, hours & details via Isthmus; China Inn on Urbanspoon

John ate the Kung Pao chicken.
JM ate General Tso's shrimp with a Sierra Mist
Nichole ate the Hong Kong chicken with a Dr Pepper.
The bill was about $20, or $6.67/person, plus tip.
We all gave China Inn a B+ (see our grading rubric).

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China Inn from the side, clearly showing three former drive-through teller windows.

The dining room has a kind of garden feel to it. Love the plastic grape vines.

China Inn dining room.

Look, ma! No dishes. John appreciated the generous portion size and said the crab rangoon were excellent.

John's meal of Kung Pao chicken

JM enjoyed his shrimp (which was a lunch special that day).  He was pleased with the sauce although there was a bit too much rice for his taste.  Overall, though, it was a pleasant repast.

JM's meal of General Tso's shrimp

The Hong Kong chicken, described as the house specialty, met and exceeded Nichole's hopes. The sauce was light and zingy, and the vegetables fresh and cooked to just the right firmness. She agreed with John that the rangoon were great.

Nichole's meal of Hong Kong chicken

We had leftovers and then some, which reheated nicely. At $20 for the three of us, the lunch specials with their surfeit of pork fried rice and deep-fried treats, turned out to be quite a deal.


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