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Charlie Hong Kong

1141 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2105
+1 831-426-5664
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“noodle bowl” (7 reviews)
“green curry” (4 reviews)
“pad thai” (6 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
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Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1141 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2105
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Neat stop in Santa Cruz. Was busy, but service was fast. You get a rice or noodle bowl and can mix in your favorite meats or vegetables. Fairly inexpensive. Parking is a bit limited. Loved Charlie's Pad Thai.

Thank cheesehead44
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Food was OK, placing the order over the done was a chore. I’m not a local, so I don’t know how common this is, but I was “ number 1 in the que” for 15 minutes! Then, the gentleman answering was obviously frazzled and difficult...More

Thank kk430
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food is fresh and flavorful. This restaurant should be a Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. While I can no longer eat spicy foods and many of the offerings are spicy, the pho was excellent!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Ok, this place is a hit or miss, most of the time it's a hit. I love that ingredient are fresh and tasty. However, sometimes it's either rice or meat is lukewarm. What I love about this place is that the prices are reasonable and...More

Thank L0ve2travle
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We really liked Charlie Hong Kong. The food was fresh, warm and plentiful. Service was good. It is a small place but popular. Parking is limited, to the side and behind the building. We did take out on our way to a concert at the...More

Thank theheatonfamily
Reviewed 5 June 2017

First off-do not come out of the way to try this place. It isn't awful but it isn't amazing either. The concept is good but the execution kinda failed. I like the idea of healthier versions of Asian cuisines but it doesn't fully deliver. The...More

Thank twinklehead
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Food was awful. I ordered broccoli and beef over pork fried rice. What I got a pound of white rice, very little beef or broccoli and that thing called sauce or juice to help all that dry junk go down a little easier was completely...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Big rice bowls filled with fresh, healthy combinations of meat, seafood, vegetables and flavours. At first look the sign might suggest Chinese you want to avoid, but what you find inside makes this a very good, inexpensive meal choice in Santa Cruz.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Don't be fooled by the look rather ordinary look of this place; the food is EXCELLENT!!!!!! I'm vegetarian, allergic to seafood, nuts AND gluten... so you can imagine how difficult it can be for me to find good, satisfying and tasty food options.... :) But...More

Thank Evelyne A
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A wait to order-Limited seating if you're fortunate to even find a place to sit-parking is a problem. the food is freshly made,it's not exceptional. IT'S AN honest attempt at serving healthy food at a reasonable price..The place is over rated,however I can appreciate why...More

Thank monsoons2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-5664
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