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Chong's Szechwan Restaurant

485 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3039
+1 831-373-5153
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
“full bar” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
485 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3039
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We have been so fortunate to enjoy John ‘s cooking for decades!? Thank You!!! The Chinese omelette/ Egg Foo Yung is one of my favorites. So many delicious choices on the menu. Service staff is wonderful, too! Very reasonable prices, full bar and open most...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I’m in town on business and I wanted some Chinese food, mainly because it’s difficult to get vegetables and healthier options while on the road. I ordered the chicken curry with rice and it was delicious…not quite as spicy as I had hoped, but the...More

1  Thank mrbill12
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We ordered what we usually do here. They tried but it didn't taste good...the sweet and sour soup wasn't. The egg foo young was tasteless...and the chop suey was also tasteless....too bad since our friend recommended this place. Will never go back....

Thank CheapEats019
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This has been my favorite Chinese restaurant in Monterey for over 30 years. It is almost a weekly stop. Good service and they always know what I want to eat and drink. Great service and food in the downtown area of Monterey. The # 10...More

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have been eating here monthly for nearly 30 years. It is my favorite place in Monterey. Great Szechawan spicey pork with fried rice.Great combos and specials. Not to mention the waitress always knows what I want to eat and drink.

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 7 October 2016

There are quite a few Restaurant choices on the Monterey Peninsula. And, as you can imagine, many are Seafood style and/or Steak choices. The food is plentiful, the prices are fair.

1  Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Love their food! It's hot, freshly prepared and has a good balance of flavours. I always get the beef with black bean sauce on rice, and I tell them to make it spicy. Their spicy shrimp is also really good. I haven't tried their noodle...More

1  Thank Sansar L
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Like most really good Chinese restaurants, it's about the food, not the decor. We went, on the recommendation of a Chinese Tai Chi student of mine, for the steamed fish. It was, naturally, great. We also ordered the Garlic Eggplant, which is labelled "Hot" but...More

1  Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 6 March 2016

tHEIR won ton soup is a local favorite!!!Locals inhabit the business during lunch and gets somewhat busy

1  Thank petey11monterey
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Not what you would think of as a place you would want to eat when you see it from the outside; 70's anyone? With that said, no ambiance, but reasonable food at fair prices when you need a bite. They seem to do a brisk...More

1  Thank seek_save
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-5153
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