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Szechuan Restaurant

1994 Cliff Dr, Mesa Center, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1504
+1 805-564-7651
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good21%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
1 week ago
“Reasonably good lunch”
10 Mar 2017
“Good Enough”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1994 Cliff Dr, Mesa Center, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1504
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A mid sized restaurant in a strip mall. Alcoholic drinks are served. A comfortable interior with both booths and tables. Lunch specials were available. The hot and sour soup was good enough but not complex. Wonton soup was not great. Steamed dumplings really lacked flavour....More

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We came here because my grandmother requested it, and she's been an SB resident forever. The food was good, but my dish was meh. It lacked flavor... it lacked anything unique, really. Good thing we shared family-style because my grandma's Kung Pao Beef and my...More

Thank amybO8204JN
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a day spent travelling our coastal cities. This brought back memories of when I worked up on TV hill. Still the same excellent quality and even better taste! I had the Vegetable Chow Main and was amazed at how delicious it...More

Thank Libby W
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I've had l lunch, dinner, and once, delivery. The prices are good value, the staff friendly but not hoovering, and the food itself is ample and tasty.

Thank Hastwokitties
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from our hotel while staying in the area. It's a small, family owned restaurant in a shopping center. We arrived and we're concerned because there was no "A" rating in the window, but we were assured the food was great...More

Thank AllieOops69
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing meal, my boys of 12 and 10 thoroughly enjoyed the meal. It was out in minutes and really delicious we had chow mein, salt n pepper shrimps, sesame beef and lemon chicken. Waiter was really polite and only issue was that it was...More

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We enjoyed our dinner here. Service was friendly. Food was good. Maybe not the most authentic in the world, but nice for Santa Barbara!

Thank swannygal
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I hate to say this, because the people who work here seem very nice, but the food is just dreadful. Let me explain. My standards are not excessively high. I have been eating Chinese food at all levels for about 40 years now, in cities,...More

Thank Mergatroyde
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This small restaurant in a shopping center (next to Starbucks) on the Mesa serves really tasty Chinese food. After eating at several other Chinese restaurants in town, my husband and I and our friends agree that this is the best.

Reviewed 6 January 2016

Although the food was very tasty, I felt the prices were high for lunch at a Chinese restaurant. My lunch special, tofu and veggies with added tofu was $12 +tax.

Thank NoStopSigns
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
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  • Address: 1994 Cliff Dr, Mesa Center, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-564-7651
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