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5365 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-5823
+1 408-266-3800
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16:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great mai tai and fantastic pot sticker rest of the food is alright. Reminds me type of place my grandparents would have eaten at.

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Thank Miles S
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

After passing this restaurant in my neighborhood for years, my husband and I used a Groupon to try it. Restaurant is old, dingy and dated. Looks like the ceiling leaks and the tables and chairs feel grimy. The food was over sslted, maybe to hide the lack of flavors. I will never go back.

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Thank Hindy G
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a better than average neighborhood Chinese restaurant with slightly higher prices. We would definitely go back again. We ordered 4 dishes and have enough left for another meal--nice sized portions. We would order 2 of the same dishes again and probably not the other two. Our server was very attentive and because it was early (4:30pm) the restaurant... More 

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San Jose, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This was the first time we ordered out from House of Chu, and we were a little disappointed. I ordered from here looking for a little better quality than the standard Americanized hole in the wall. The egg rolls and moo shu were pretty good, but what they call sesame chicken is odd. We could chalk it up to actually... More 

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Thank Carl M
San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2013

Great Chinese food. I asked for extra spicy and that is exactly what I got. It was probably one of the better dinners I have had in a while. Really good value.

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Thank Luciano L
California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

Have frequented this restaurant for many, many years! Family run and same wonderful food year after year. Greatest Chicken Salad on the planet!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2008

I'm not a big eater of authentic Chinese food, so this fake Chinese food which is really good. Every time I go, I eat the same thing: pork fried rice, pork chow main, and broccoli beef. Delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5365 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-5823
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-266-3800

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