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Szechwan Chinese Restaurant

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79 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA 94563-2319
+1 925-254-2020
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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San Francisco
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We eat here almost every month. The food is so good. We always order more than we eat that evening so we have a second meal at home the next night. The Shezwan Prawns are great!

Thank CampbellPerry
Moraga, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the restaurant you'll want to dine at if you're looking for delicious food in a calm atmosphere with a wonderful staff. We've been eating here for years and it has become our favorite restaurant. Delicious dishes with lots of flavor. The staff is gracious and make you feel welcome. After eating here, you'll want to go back again... More 

1 Thank anipeaceful
Orinda, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It's a nice clean family owned Chinese place. We do the take out and the food is ready quick and the host is always very friendly. They are closed on Mondays. Parking is easy. The food doesn't taste over spiced or too spicy. They have good soups and their salt and pepper calamari is my favorite. Their specials are typically... More 

1 Thank Khoibui43
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy the food here. And the service has always been exceptional. It's definitely our place to go. Thank you.

1 Thank Mama M
Orinda, California
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404 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoy this restaurant maybe once a quarter ..sadly it's usually Monday's she we think of it and it's closed Monday's! Honey walnut shrimp, moo sho, braised green beans..are the favorites we always get..sometimes cashew chicken, joy and sour or chow mein..discount for take out.. Fast..I call on my way from SF sometimes and pick it up.

Thank drmader
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

I used to come here a lot with family, and it has always been a go-to place for great Szechwan (Chinese) food. They make the best Mu-Shu (Moo-Shoo, however it is supposed to be spelled) anything ANYwhere. The plum sauce for the Mu-Shu chicken I had was so good I can still remember it now, thinking about it a few... More 

Thank HaveBabyWillTravel97
SF Bay Area
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

solid stand by for us. owners are lovely, we often would come with our children when they were small - great for larger gatherings as well. Lunch and Dinner.

Thank TravelwKids4
El Sobrante
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for many years, but is our favorite to go when the weather turns cold. we love their seafood and noodle bowl. It has a variaty of seafood and vetables. Good price, great service.

1 Thank BitaOne
San Francisco, California
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214 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2012

We've been eating here about once a month ( sometimes more) for about six years -- not something we've ever done with any other restaurant. The food is very good --- they have the best hot and sour soup, which is loaded with vegetables and shrimp. We also like the Sweet and Sour Fish, Mongolian Lamb, Szechwan Prawns, and Moo... More 

Thank kurseni
San Francisco Bay Area
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

The food is not spectacular but always good and the atmosphere is very warm and inviting unlike most Chinese restaurants.

1 Thank fosmith

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA 94563-2319
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
  • Phone Number: +1 925-254-2020

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