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Lim's Cafe

592 N Market St, Redding, CA 96003-3610
+1 530-243-2991
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible17%
2 weeks ago
“Awful Food~!”
5 weeks ago
“Sorry but worst Chinese food I’ve ever had”
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, American, Asian
$$ - $$$
592 N Market St, Redding, CA 96003-3610
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the worst meal I have ever had!! It was extremely greasy and even smelled bad. I have not been here in a while and someone said it had gotten much better. That is not the case at all and the service was also...More

Thank auctioneer2244
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the dinner for 2, the sweet and sour pork was good as well as the soup but the rest was not good to be polite

Thank 617scott
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I left the Redding area 40+ years ago, but still go to Lim's when I am in town. It is part family tradition and part because they have the best Fried Shrimp I have had anywhere - and the recipe hasn't changed in all that...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Want authentic Chinese? Fancy vibrant sauces and fresh veggies? Siracha and other "hip" condiments. Not here. Nope. So, what do you get? My wife's family moved to Redding in the 50's. This was the first place they went to eat at. My own grandparents traveled...More

1  Thank oregonjaf
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I've been eating here my whole life, and I absolutely love their food. The egg foo young is the best I've ever had. I wish they'd move to Colorado so I could have it more often.

Thank Kayla L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We ordered chinese food. Which was mostly celery and sprouts. Won ton soup had soured old won tons. chow mein was in a gelatinous goup mostly made up of corn starch. I don't believe I have EVER had such awful chinese food.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a landmark place in Redding for many years. However the place had a very bad sewer like smell that pretty much ruined our meal. I would hope that this was an unusual occurrence. The place was in need of a good cleaning as...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had the chinese food for 2 which was average. We didn't go back although we did see the place packed a couple of times when driving by so maybe it was our choice of food. It's very convenient to the Travel lodge if you...More

Thank Mumma2015
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This place opens at 7am, which is convenient. The prices were a tiny bit high, but it was a good amount of food. It took them a while to cook our food, so I figured maybe there was only 1 person working. The waffle was...More

Thank casabear
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The Chinese food had no taste whatsoever, even after soaking in soy sauce. We couldn't tell if the chow mein noodles were supposed to be soft or crunchy. Chicken noodle soup tasted like Campbell's. i brought leftovers home to my husband who took a few...More

Thank Missi B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 592 N Market St, Redding, CA 96003-3610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-243-2991
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