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Chinese Gourmet Express

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515 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey, CA 93940-6133
+1 831-649-3988
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Monterey, CA
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123 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

There is nothing "Gourmet" about this restaurant. In my opinion, it should be avoided. First clue: if you look in the window, there are never many people here, while the other mall restaurants are full. Taste is subjective but I find their food to be loaded w/salt, floating in grease and pretty much tasteless. If I want Chinese, I go... More 

Thank MontereyGirl47
nor cali
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Went by yesterday for my couple of times a month Chinese food fix there, place was closed up, no "moved" sign or anything like that. Looks like they're just plain gone. I don't know of another quick good Chinese fast food, do you? Maybe panda…

Thank daddi0
Monterey, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015

A friend and I eat here a couple of times a month. It is not gourmet eatery but oh so good. It has a cafeteria feel you choose what you would like to eat they put it on your plate and you sit down or take home. Not the best Chinese you have eaten just or the worst. The price... More 

1 Thank Jeralyn P
san francisco
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I was in a rush and wanted some healthy vegetarian food so thinking that the "gourmet" in the title would mean something, I ordered some vegetable dishes and a shrimp dish. Way too much grease in everything and the shrimp was all hard, over-fired breading and almost no shrimp. I also asked about MSG which they seemed to answer no,... More 

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California Hot Springs, California
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248 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

Service with a smile and everything was fresh. Good mall food; great price. I will definitely go back.

1 Thank Brinbri
Carmel, California
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207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Located in a shopping center, the food is good and the portions generous. We usually pick up an order of the orange chicken since that's our favorite. It's low on atmosphere and the service is OK but have experienced times where the server seems very put out to serve you - which, given this is a cafeteria style restaurant is... More 

Thank mswiseguy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey, CA 93940-6133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-3988

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?