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600 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3108
+1 831-375-1111
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great quick Chinese food with Chinese beer. Had two main dishes and a rice dish which was plenty as we couldn't take anything away with us. Service was incredibly prompt, the rice dish came first with a few minute wait for the other dishes - it would have been better if they had all come together. Chicken and beef were... More 

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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I brought friends from China here, halfway through the meal they exclaimed we are coming back tomorrow night! Warm and friendly greeting and service, wonderful food both spicy and mild.

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Thank Ed B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This family run restaurant made me feel like a friend who had been coming here for years. Food was fresh and tasty, and reasonably priced. Enjoyed it so much I went back the following night.

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Thank John S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Went here during lunch. The service was pretty good and the food was promptly cooked and brought to the table. I was honestly surprised by the speed. I ordered the bbq pork chow mein and the Mongolian beef. The noodles in the chow mein were slightly undercooked and the Mongolian beef was lacking flavor....all I tasted was a lot of... More 

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Thank Jack K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

So I choose this restaurant for one reason and one reason alone. That reason being on a small island on the east coast of Canada called Prince Edward Island there is what I consider to be the best Chinese food ever at a place called China garden. I chose those place for nostalgia reasons, that being said the people working... More 

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Thank Cliff M
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Here for work. After about 20 hrs with no food, I really didn't want to go anywhere far, so decided to get take out from this place which is down the street from my hotel. The food definitely is geared towards the non-asian palate. Large portions, but food was just average at best. The female that helped me with my... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Stopped in without a recommendation and glad we did. Our meal was so great. They even prepared chop suey with extra bean sprouts and less noodles! So fresh. The BBQ pork fried rice will forever be a favorite and each time we're in town we will stop by for that very dish. AMAZING. Oh, and we have never seen Tsingtao... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped in Monteray after driving north on PCH. We decided to enjoy some Chinese food for dinner. After talking to the awesome waitress we learned about a "secret menu". The secret menu has authentic dishes from the north of China. We had a spicy fish, and it was SPICY but so so so delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant if... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

I stopped by for an early dinner, and had the roasted half duck and special chow mein. It was delicious. Service was great. Apparently new ownership and Yu waited on me. Very nice, service oriented. I would go back just for the duck. . . . Unfortunately, I didnt take any pics.

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Thank Rich45LongBeach_CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Great good at a reasonable price. The amount of food surprised us. We could have ordered less. The location was right across the street from our hotel, so we could just walk there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-1111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?