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King Yen Restaurant

2995 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
+1 510-845-1286
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
14 May 2018
“Great lunch at a reasonable price”
3 Nov 2017
“OMG, the Hunan Beef”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2995 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

My sister brought us here for lunch. We had the pan fried noodles, chicken with asparagus and prawns with green beans. The pan fried noodles was a lunch special so it came with a small salad and egg drop soup which was quite good and...More

Thank krazykane
Reviewed 20 March 2018

first time here, it was excellent ! food was not greasy and very tasty! reasonably priced. will go back. loved it!

Thank margaritadaisy4
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The service is always top notch. The soup are great. We always order several dishes and share. The dishes are very ample for sharing. If you are looking for great Chinese food this the place to go.

Thank ChezRenard
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I have loved this restaurant for 30+ years. The owners and the wait staff is exceptionally kind. I love the food and they are very tolerant of food sensitivities, allergies, and dislikes.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 4 November 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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