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O'mei Restaurant

2316 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5246
+1 831-425-8458
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (11 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (12 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2316 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5246
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had a great dinner. Arriving without a reservation the four of us shared some of the small dishes available upon arrival: we had the caramelized cashews and the cucumber salad. The hot and sour soup was one of the best I've enjoyed in recent...More

Thank 1KRP
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is by far the best Chinese food on the coast. The service is great and you will find yourself coming back here again. The selection and choices are wonderful and the place is kid friendly. They serve local wines at a reasonable price per...More

Thank dianelau2017
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Still mostly great food, but we had a pretty poor service-experience a few days ago and it left us wondering "why doesn't someone manage the staff professionally?" The owner/hostess is frequently very cool, and doesn't not appear to recognize frequent diners. No spark; just a...More

Thank Chuck, Santa Cruz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My friend and I used to go here for lunch a number of years ago. Then they stopped serving lunch. I believe there are new owners and they are open for lunch Tuesday - Friday (in addition to dinner hours). The food was excellent. We...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had kung-pao chicken and loved it..it seems to be quite popular with the locals too...in addition had some special chinese tea

Thank Ipsita M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

O'mei is a real special restaurant. They cook specialties from provenances not normally found in USA restaurants. Extensive menu . I love to take a group because then new dishes ( to me) are chosen . Love the ribs and also the Chicken with Dates...More

Thank Barbra B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My grandson eats there frequently, and knew I'd love it when I visited. Nice spicy food, nice assortment of entrees. I had a prawns/basil/garlic/tomato dish that was awesome, and I'm not really sure what he had, but it had their green peppercorns in it and...More

Thank lucysmom47
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Excellent food, great variety, reasonable prices! We have eaten here several times while visiting Santa Cruz, and it is consistently good!

Thank landrulianda
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Stopped last night for dinner about 6:30 pm. The Asian lady at the greeting desk was on the phone and completely ignored me. When she got off the phone, she asked if I was with the couple who had come in behind me. No. A...More

3  Thank Seabirdinglady
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whenever we eat here I always order the Gan Pung (I hope I'm spelling that right) chicken. It's a house specialty and always delicious. The appetizers are usually tempting but a bit expensive.

Thank kagazoid
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2316 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5246
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-8458
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