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King Yen Restaurant

2995 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
+1 510-845-1286
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pot stickers” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2995 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here for both lunch and dinner, and I have been happy with both experiences. Simply due to the part of Berkeley I live in, this is not my immediate go-to, but when I am in the area I enjoy eating here. The staff...More

Thank cjm77
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's been years since I've been to King Yen, but they didn't disappoint then and they don't now. The best Chinese food (in my opinion other than Yang Chow). The food is always delicious and fresh and plentiful. This is a great place for groups...More

Thank Monie_Lov3
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We live very close to this neighborhood, so it is easy to call one of the many restaurants for takeout. Our favorite here for a light supper is the sizzling rice soup. It is very low fat and has plenty of shrimp and chicken, as...More

Thank 2calgrads
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Just another average "Chinese" restaurant that doesn't serve anything Chinese people eat. Wonderful staff and excellent service, but the food is just your average quick, uninteresting stuff.

Thank Randall B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had been to King Yen a couple of times and enjoyed the excellent food and service. This past week-end we had a group of 13 and the staff at this restaurant did a beautiful job of accommodating us. We were given a separate section, away...More

Thank Bizplan
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very much enjoyed a light lunch at this quite large Chinese restaurant right on College Avenue. The service was excellent, the food well prepared and the nearby conversations interesting because ... it is Berkeley!

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Located on College Ave just a short distance from the University of California at Berkeley, this small restaurant is on a street of eclectic shops and restaurants. Even on a busy Friday evening, our small party was seated quickly. The menu is what I call...More

Thank SilverFox925
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Charles was a terrific host--helped plan the menu, there is a side room that can be reserved for a large party. The food is good; not too fancy or expensive;lots of choice; good location, but mainly its all the parts together that moved me to...More

Thank dontripOakland
Reviewed 29 November 2015

In an area of superb Asian food, King Yen offers good but not exceptional Chinese food. On the other hand, visiting from outside of SF, we find the food quite good. The wait staff was friendly and relatively attentive. The star of the menu was...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 17 May 2015

The server at King Yen made all the difference. She was very attentive and made all six of us feel at home. The Sizzling Beef was a favorite as well as the Dried Green Beans and the Walnut Prawns. There was something for everyone.

Thank Katy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2995 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-1286
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