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1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
+1 760-337-8888
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our to go place for family birthdays and events. Been coming here for decades with my family. Great food. Great service. Mid price range.

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Thank Haydee S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Food as always very good.. Their Chow Mein Cantonese is the best! Good service . Place is quiet relaxing atmosphere highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Thus is one of the best Chinese restaurant's I've eaten at in year. Food is always hot and good. My favorite us shrimp fried rice and egg Foo yung, and it's finger licked good, I'm almost ready to order now!. There you can dine in, or carry out, I do carry out cause I don't want others see me pigging... More 

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Thank Lawrence H
California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Just a typical Chinese food establishment, it was OK but I have had far better. Prices were average, portions were good sized, just did not float my boat very well.

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Thank DAN R
Nevada City, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

We love coming here with a group of 6-8 & ordering a bunch of dishes to share. They have a couple big tables in the back that let the food circle around...NO ONE goes home hungry & everyone is happy with "most" of the choices. (Those unhappy are not that way because of the quality of the food - just... More 

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Thank Mary12191
Alpine, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

The food here is very, very good - which is mostly why you go to a restaurant, right? The service was average - our waiter was a bit cheeky. Atmosphere is typical Chinese restaurant, a bit noisy. Prices a bit high, especially for lunch (one price for lunch or dinner). Portions are average. Our recent experience....hubby sez: "can we get... More 

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Thank SDPeg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

Food is good here, service is good too. They did a great job for my uncles funeral saving me the back room to have after the funeral and had like a buffet style for all to enjoy. The service was excellent and the food great too.

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Thank familytime2day
El Centro, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Very Authentic Chinese food, excellent service. Variety is great. Excellent for large Family events.

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Thank 482mariaj
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

While in El Centro on business, I went to this restaurant for dinner. It was not a good experience, The food was very good, but the service was very poor. I ordered Won Ton Soup for my appetizer and an entree. Then I waited approximately 15 minutes for my soup. When it was finally served it was served with the... More 

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Thank Raymond J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

We ate here on our way to san deigo from Tempe. The food was excellent. We ordered the curry prawns that tasty very good, next time ill try something new. The desert was the best desert i ever tried. Especially the La mode. Molten chocolate cake with ice cream Amaaaaaazing

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Thank TariqKhalid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-337-8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?