Day: October 23, 2021

Popular Tri-Cities restaurant is closing after 40 years


Patrons have lunch at China Cafe in Kennewick. The well-liked Chinese food establishment is closing after 40 years.

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After 40 years of serving up General Tso’s chicken and Mongolian beef to Tri-Cities residents, China Cafe is shutting its doors.

The last day for the Kennewick restaurant at the Highlands Shopping Center at Highway 395 and West Clearwater Avenue will be Nov. 30.

The building, originally constructed for a Pizza Hut, has been sold to the owners of Graze, a popular sandwich and salad shop. They plan to open their third Tri-Cities restaurant there.

Ming Tam,

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