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Chef Chu's

1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
+1 650-948-2696
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (23 reviews)
“mongolian beef” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here after reading review both on Tripadvisor and Yelp. We called at about 5:00 to request a reservation for two and were informed that they don't accept reservations for parties that small, but at the moment, there wouldn't be a wait for two....More

Thank luron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a suggestion from our motel clerk, our party of 7 arrived at this delightful restaurant without reservations, as requested. Pleading out of town ignorance, the host said she could accommodate. This was a busy place. Immediately upon seating, 3 to4 attendees jumped to meet...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Chu’s is amazing every time. Great food, efficient and courteous service, reasonable prices - 5 stars in my book.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

First time in palo alto and we had dinner at this restaurant ... it is better to reserve because is always full Good food and quick service If you need separate bill ask it before or they will not be able to manage it.

Thank the_expert_traveler
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We visited Chef Chu's some weeks ago with our church group so my wife and I decided to 'give it another go' on our own this week. It was as good the second time around as it was initially. My wife had lemon chicken and...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

First visit for us (the reviewer), though not the group. We were a group of 7, all family members. One of the persons, who made the reservation, had hyped up this place a lot. Compared to the hype (which was probably uncalled for), the place...More

Thank Globalist3000
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I ate here yesterday. I love this place! I had the Chinese chicken salad which is the best ever! He had shrimp with black bean sauce and special fried rice (loaded with crimp, slickness and pork. All 3 dishes were excellent! Bill...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I'm told by Asians that's this place is not authentic but who cares the food is good for most people, Chef Chu's goes back at least 40 years and they try very hard to make it a great experience , Good bar with a very...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I have been eating at Chef Chu's for decades, coming for lunch and the occasional dinner. Yes, it's Americanized Chinese food, but so what. It's not fake Chinese food like chop suey, crab rangoon, and pupu platters. It's authentic Chinese food tastefully served in an...More

Thank arbrebleu
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Based on the celebrity pictures on the wall and the restaurant decor, Chef Chu's pretty old school. Some of the dishes have been updated, but nothing inventive. Patrons are a mix of Asians and Caucasians, many seniors. My colleague who used to live in the...More

Thank SpringT
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1 April 2016|
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Response from LenaCDoll | Reviewed this property |
An AUTHENTIC Chinese restaurant will open at lunch and legal holidays.
28 July 2015|
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Response from Marcia K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you just call the restaurant! Faster for an answer. Chef Chu and his son are al out always there. Ask them directly
28 July 2015|
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Response from baergrizz | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely call ahead, although there is a Crispy Fried with Spicy Sichuan Garlic Sauce option under "Fish" on the regular menu. Calling ahead would allow you to clarify the meaning of "whole fish," too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-948-2696
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