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Ho-Wah Restaurant

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3116 Del Monte Blvd, Marina, CA 93933-3086
+1 831-384-7951
11:00 - 21:30
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Marina, California
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us when we asked about local fare. They have many wonderful dishes, but favorite is the beef and green beans with homemade garlic sauce. I think I could eat if for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

Thank littleeve
Monterey, California
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I am very picky about my Chinese food and this place is perfection. Their food isn't drowned in sauce, so if you're eating pork you can actually taste the pork! They are always right on with their estimated delivery time. My favorites here are the sizzling rice soup, pecking pork, and crab puffs. They've become a taunt day tradition.

Thank Miranda N
Salinas, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I like this place, the service is just average but the food is good. And they don't use MSG as I recall.

Thank JCT0864
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

On a recent visit to Marina, we had lunch and dinner here. Food was good, flavors were right. Service was slow and lacking. There were hardly any customers at the time. It would be a shame if this place doesn't do better.

Thank Praki P
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Ate here last year and loved the place. This time was not as good as last year. The sweet and sour pork was great. The pork fired rice fair and the mixed chow mein was bland. Food was OK. Not great as last year.

Thank Albert K
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I dined at this Establishment with my Doctor for an afternoon Lunch. The Atmosphere was comfortable and the Place is clean. What was a turn off was the very unfriendly service from the Waiter. He was horrible! The Food was mediocre and nothing special but wasn't bad either. The Bill for 2 of Us at Lunch was excessive and very... More 

Thank Kaiserlichehohe... L
Mission, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I asked for some special consideration and it was no problem. Fabulous food and fresh! I always come when I'm nearby. Moo shu pork was excellent!

Thank Mary G
Marina, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you like good Chinese take-out food, go elsewhere! Food is greasy. The hot and sour soup is hot and sweet, and I actually spit it out. Worst anywhere. Sorry to be so negative, but I even gave them another chance after an ownership change and... same ol', same ol'.

Thank Carl T
Fresno, California
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Our recent return to HO-wah was a little disappointing. We ordered the salt and pepper fish which we ordered in the past and just loved it. But this time it was smothered in jalapeño peppers and was just too spicy hot, so advise them when ordering of your preference and they will accommodate. We also had their won ton soup... More 

Thank Richard1939
Carmel Valley, California
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The Restaurant is very clean and has a nice Atmosphere. Service was alright and Food arrived quickly. As far as taste it wasn't bad but also not extra ordinary. Just average. As far as the price it is a little inflated for Marina and the quality of Food.

Thank Matze B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3116 Del Monte Blvd, Marina, CA 93933-3086
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina
  • Phone Number: +1 831-384-7951

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