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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Hidden Village was great. Then taken over by Freeman's son John. Slowly went down hill, until it closed for good. The building is being renovated and a new restaurant is going to reopen. The mananger that ran Cafe Aroma will open as a new business...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Racoonman
Reviewed 20 January 2014

It's true that when compared to Chinatown caliber cuisine and other larger restaurants in Monteray Park or Chinese enclaves that Hidden Village doesn't measure up. But that's wholly unfair, like comparing the height of the tower of Pisa to say the Empire State building. Change...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank 92549marc
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Hidden Village has been the only Chinese restaurant in Idyllwild for many years, and it has managed to stay in business through economic hard times which have caused many other restaurants to go under. However, the quality of the food has been going downhill, and...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Great friendly service is the only positive aspect of our visit to this restaurant. We ordered the family dinner for 4 and had to pay extra for tea and rice which was not included. Total price for 4 was $75, not worth the price. We...More

Date of visit: November 2013
1  Thank psmconnor
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We wanted to try the only Chinese food in town so we went to Hidden Village (the restaurant is hidden in the trees and is just adorable!) We opted for the outside seating and sat under a big umbrella on an elevated deck that overlooks...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank Off2SeeItAll
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Last time I was here was 4 or 5 years ago. I have been here many times over many years & always thought they served excellent Chinese food. What happened? Atmosphere is still the same but the quality of the food seems to have sadly...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank B0hdana
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Perhaps we're spoiled being from L.A. with many excellent Chinese restaurants, but this was truly terrible. Maybe we ordered all the wrong items, I don't know, but returning will never happen. :(

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank sherri r
Reviewed 28 March 2013

It was as good as I have ever had! Surprised I could find it in the mountains... Everything was delicious!!!!!!

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 18 March 2013

After reading the reviews we decided to give it a try on a recent weekend stay. We ordered fried rice, Buddha delight and the Pork Loin as a takeout. Upon getting to our hotel, we discovered the fried rice wasn't fried, fresh or edible. The...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank GAIL K
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Try to eat here at least once every trip. Excellent food. Steamed dumplings are amazing, get extra dipping sauce!!!

Date of visit: February 2013
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