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Jim's Chinese Restaurant

1584 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-4238
+1 831-394-5117
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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1584 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-4238
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend and I are visiting Monterey and decided we'd like Chinese food. Looked at the reviews on TripAdvisor and chose Jim's since it's close to our hotel and had good reviews. We were really glad we did! We ordered egg rolls, and they were...More

Thank Bookworm48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great! The service is awesome. Great place for vegetarians to get some chinese food. Wonderful all around.

Thank mrs L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This restaurant was so good that we went there two times during our trip! Only a few tables (takeout is available). Service is excellent and staff is very friendly. Food quality and quantity exceptional at a reasonable price. My friends raved about the chow fun,...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great! Food is excellent and the proprietors are hard working friendly people. The staff is good too! I highly recommend Jim's for lunch, dinner, or take out anytime.

Thank John A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is old, small, and cramped. The place was packed for dinner when we arrived, but we were able to be seated in less than 30 minutes. LOTS of locals come here for take out. We tried two other times to eat here, but...More

Thank reunionapr
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The food and staff are great ! Best Chinese food you can find any where can be found at Jim's . If you become a regular in Jim's you will fill. Like you have become part of the family . Your favorite dishes will be...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Run by a family, they offer some good Chinese-American food. Very fresh and cooked to order. The restaurant would benefit from some sprucing up - old pictures of the entrees line the wall.

1  Thank cararro
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Don't be put off by the miniscule size or unpretentiousness of Jim's. There are 6 or 8 tables. There's a large pictorial menu on the wall as well as a conventional printed menu. The food is fantastic and economical. The dishes are varied with at...More

1  Thank SensibleDon
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This hole in the wall is a hidden gem. Very good food and the prices are great. The place is small so make sure you plan ahead

2  Thank OmarJ76
Reviewed 7 January 2016

When we saw this tiny restaurant (There's not much room inside) filled with Asian Americans, photos of every dish on the wall, a large photo of the owner and her children posted, and advertised as one of "100 Best Chinese Restaurants in America", we were...More

Thank Robert U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1584 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-4238
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 831-394-5117
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