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Golden China Restaurant

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500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2218
+1 805-772-1838
Today
16:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Georgetown, Texas
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Evening meal, selected the buffet rather than the menu. Average steam table setting - green beans, cashew chicken, ribs, beef, and several other mandatory chinese additions. Many usual choices from soups, salad bar, steam table. All good, tasty after their own taste.The ribs were tough. Sesame chicken was over cooked - resulted in very crisp breading. The shrimp and vegetables... More 

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Thank 510dele
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Delivery service was quite fast. Phone was answered courteously and very friendly. Food was good, price was average. Should try it.

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Thank G T
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friendly staff and decent Chinese food. We ordered ala carte instead of going for the buffet. As with all restaurants, portion size was huge. The food tasted alright. We ordered noodles and fried rice. Fried rice was better.

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Thank Webbywabbit
Cambria, California
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I eat heart healthy. I don't like or eat fried foods after my triple bypass, so I asked them to cook my order with saki or light oil. The chef was happy to accommodate me and made me a beautiful dinner, steamed and only lightly sauteed. He was very kind and checked with me to see that the entree suited... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Called here by chance on a one night stay in Morro Bay. Restaurant looked clean and staff very friendly. Good choice on the menu. Food service was quick and well presented. Tasty food at a reasonable price. Would go back again.

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Thank Susan J
Morro Bay, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Golden China is da BOMB! Their food is unlike any other Chinese food I have ever had. Fresh and delicious! Their buffet is fantastic! Their take out portions are very big too! They do not use MSG, and Grace, the manager is a sweet heart!

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Thank Candy C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We ordered this for delivery to our hotel. It came in a timely fashion but food was missing and the brought us drinks different from what we ordered.

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Thank Brenda R
Port Ludlow, Washington
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Exhausted from a county wide antiques forage, I made the mistake of ordering appetizers and beef with black mushrooms to go. Don't order to go. The appetizers tasted like they had been sitting around for weeks, the beef and black mushrooms only slightly better. This was voted the best Chinese food place in SLO county, but I have no idea... More 

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Thank Lynda L
Fresno, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

The locals love this place, and i have been there 3 or 4 times. The buffet is great. Its good for families, vacationers alike. God value for your money

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Thank Furiousweeniedog
California's Wine Coast Country, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a very typical buffet. The people are friendly the food is good. I took a couple of Chinese exchange students to eat here and they were happy. It is basic but friendly.

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Thank Jeffrey G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1838

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