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Kirin Restaurant

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2700 Yulupa Ave, Ste 3, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-8577
+1 707-525-1957
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Santa Rosa, California
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We've lived here over 20 years and Kirin, by far, is the BEST Chinese restaurant around. Definitely go there!!

Thank MelHarris67
Palm Springs
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325 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is truly a local Chinese restaurant open Tues to Sunday for lunch & dinner with about 35 seats in one room and 45 in other, that is a strip-mall location, but it was clean, light, friendly servers but slow service, and pretty good/tasty food. Once inside it was very noisy and virtually no atmosphere – but rather iconic basic... More 

Thank Neal S
Santa Rosa, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Not just another Asian restaurant in a strip mall. Kirin is wonderful: great food, service and food to go as well. It is a well-kept local secret and for good reason: no one wanta it to change into a city slicker stop. Keep whispering.....

Thank shellingsue
Santa Rosa, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Local restaurant that is clean, friendly, excellent service and consistently great. It does not matter if you eat in or carry out the quality is always there. My wife & I ate at the restaurant on April 21 and our meals were superb. The fried rice combination is the best. Our main courses of sweet & sour pork & Kirin... More 

Thank Richard S
Santa Rosa, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Kirin is my very favorite Chinese restaurant in Santa Rosa, and I have probably been to all of them. My fiancé took me to our first date at this restaurant, so it is a favorite for us to return here often. The food is fresh and flavorful--not like some of the bland or overly coated entrées at other Chinese restaurants.... More 

Thank beatles4ever1965
Alpine, California
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247 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Visiting my nephew and his wife in Santa Rosa and decided on a "movie night" at home with take out from Kirin's. We got wonton soup, and also the spicier variety, and an order of eggrolls and they it all tasted so good. Was perfect for our movie, rain and warm cozy evening. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Charlene351
santa rosa
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254 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

this restaurant is in my neighborhood so I go at least 10x a year...probably ordering take out at least 50% of the time. I have my standard favorites...cashew nut chicken, mandarin beef, pot stickers. I tried their orange chicken but was not impressed. The staff is very efficient...and the food is good/excellent. I am grateful they are "in the 'hood!"

Thank phantom12345
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We went on date night upon a co-worker's recommendation. She said this is the best Chinese restaurant in Santa Rosa, so maybe that affected our expectations. We ordered spicy squid, Sichuan beef (fried battered beef in a "zesty" sauce), garlic green beans, and tofu spinach soup. For lack of a better word, the dishes were boring. The squid was not... More 

1 Thank Jesse P
Santa Rosa, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

We always enjoy going to Kirin, in fact my beautiful wife is bringing home take out tonight .. Always fresh and a menu that is filled with exquisite dishes that wake up your taste buds to the fantastic dishes that come out of the kitchen. Lunch at Kirin is a wonderful deal. The staff is always right on with wonderful... More 

Thank Bill N
Milwaukie, Oregon
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271 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Went as part of a group of eleven people. Was surprised to see the restaurant is in a strip mall and looks to take up two normal size store areas that then make separate eating areas with walkways between. Parking was somewhat limited. Despite the smaller size, they had a very large round table towards the back with a large... More 

Thank Dennis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Yulupa Ave, Ste 3, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-8577
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-525-1957

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