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UNCLE Chung's Szechuan

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2550 Appian Way, Pinole, CA 94564-2256
+1 510-222-8881
11:30 - 21:30
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tucked in a small area up the hill from a sprawling shopping center this little gem serves great food, the service is very accommodating and the price is budget friendly. We were there for lunch on a weekend and the specials are all delicious and varied. A great (and quiet) destination for a pleasant dining experience

Thank djdulac
Pinole, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you heed the reviews on Yelp, you can't go wrong. Food is freshly made, tastes good, and better yet, the service is genuinely friendly. It's too bad that so few people stay to dine in.

Thank k38589189
Vacaville, United States
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I order lunch for the office from Uncle Chung's. They have a large variety of dishes. Something for everyone. Food always tastes fresh, short wait time if any at all. Calling in ahead is definitely worth it. The restaurant is very clean. Nicely spaced tables. Great atmosphere.

Thank Dana P
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Uncle Chung's for many years. I am always impressed with the quality of the food and the excellent service from the staff. We have celebrated many a special occasion here. The Chinese Chicken Salad is a refreshing delight and we always order the Walnut Prawns. Prices are in line with what you would expect. If you... More 

Thank Henry C
Elmira, New York
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our journey from LA up to Pismo. There is a lunch buffet til 2. We were a bit late for it but it looked good. Lots of veggies and meat options. They have affordable lunch specials. You can get some orange chicken with soup, egg roll, steamed or fried rice for $9. I would love to try... More 

Thank happyfamilytraveling
Los Angeles, California
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

The service here is some of the friendliest and most attentive service I have ever experienced. The food is okay, nothing special. The decor is interesting; lots of Chinese decor but a few things left over from whatever it used to be - pastoral European scenery. Lots of parking and the restaurant is towards the back of this shopping center.

Thank Noelle K
Danville, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have been eating here the last 25 years!! Always good food at a good price. The Chinese chicken salad is awesome.

Thank larrysylva
San Jose, California
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207 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I've been enjoying Chinese food here for years and they've never disappointed. From the service to the quality of the food, it always earns top marks. The chicken salad is the best around. If I were on an island and could only eat one salad the rest of my life, the chicken salad from Uncle Chung's would be it. And... More 

Thank flatfootfoodie
El Sobrante, California, Usa
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This restaurant is very close to my home. I wish they had delivery service but they do not. So it is a short drive to pick up my order. The food is made to order and is hot. The taste and value are average. I have yet to eat at the restaurant but if you do try and get a... More 

Thank Kevin M
Fairfield, California
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366 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Stopped in for lunch with friends and we were totally blown away with a great meal. The vegetables were very fresh and each dish prepared perfectly. We started with pot sticker, definitely made in-house, beef with green beans, Princess Prawn & Chicken Misu and combo fried rice. For me the only weak dish was the combo fried rice, but everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2550 Appian Way, Pinole, CA 94564-2256
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pinole
  • Phone Number: +1 510-222-8881

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