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Joy Wah Chinese Restaurant

287 Rockingham Rd, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-3139
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
287 Rockingham Rd, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-3139
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For over 30 years this restaurant was owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Hom. Sadly for a short time, they looking to retire, they leased it and it went downhill fast, the new operator failing big time. The Homs have taken it back and...More

Thank RES_advisor_VT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was back. Good value, good food and very welcoming. The Homs are back and re-established the Old Joy Wah.

Thank CWO Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hom family has taken the reins again and Joy Wah is back! It seemed even better than before its brief closing. Egg rolls were freshly made and delicious. Mine had lovely shrimp in it! The crispy that arrived as soon as we sat down...More

Thank Marsha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK -- About a year ok the original owners sold the business to new owners, who totally trashed the quality of the menu and its business. Patrons fled! THE ORIGINAL OWNERS ARE BACK, the food is back to its previous excellence! Ignore my rants of...More

Thank Wombat27_11
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

For 30 years Mr. & Mrs. Hom owned the Joy Wah, the best Chinese restaurant east of San Francisco. In April 2017 they decided it was time to retire and sold the business. It very quickly went downhill. But they have regained control, and partnering...More

Thank electriclaura
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This original owners have returned and this is the Joy Wah we loved before! They are continuing serving the excellent Chinese food we remember, best in the environs, at great prices and with great views of the river. Just as before, the food is excellent,...More

Thank BaysideConnecticut
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This business has had a shift in ownership in the last year or so and this is the first time I have visited since that switch. The menu is the same, and to our surprise the crab Rangoon‘s were better than previous owners. However, both...More

1  Thank BeautifulFernweh
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I'm sorry to give such a poor review but maybe the management will change for the better. I was seated by the window, and could see trash piled up outside the kitchen door. The wallpaper was peeling off the walls, and the waitress was sloppily...More

1  Thank 47jill
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Man was dirty, waitress was not presentable and the food was disgusting and dirty. None of the food was edible. Told the waitress we could not eat it, we were still charged $32. for the two of us. There is not a low enough low...More

1  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times before, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Tonight, we bid a sad farewell to a dining tradition. The food tasted like it had been microwaved (but only long enough to make it tough, not hot). Waitress was pleasant, and tried hard....More

2  Thank Bob T
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Charles F
23 June 2017|
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Response from becpierce | Reviewed this property |
There were large portions but I would say the food was average. The location/view are amazing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 Rockingham Rd, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-3139
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Bellows Falls
  • Phone Number: 802-163-9762
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