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Spicy King Chinese Restaurant

1233 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084-4039
+1 760-639-1888
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried rice” (2 reviews)
“spicy dishes” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1233 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084-4039
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A friend, who happens to be a physician from China, insisted to treat me at this wonderful restaurant. To be honest, I was not impressed by the interior of the location, but one should never be fooled by appearance of things/people. The food was just...More

Thank Badi B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a fairly new place in Vista so we stopped in to give it a try. Food and service was terrible. We won't be returning.

Thank sdblue48
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Huge selection, from mild to too spicy (for my Chinese wife). I really like this place for the friendly service, laid-back atmosphere and the spicy dishes. When it's not very busy, and the chef has finished the orders, he will often come out to engage...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Excellent excellent food, also give you large amount of food. people are very friendly& try to help you what you want to eat. give you the satisfaction after eat not like again I was ripped off.

Thank norikosan
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This visit was with ethnic Chinese family members who are well-traveled. We all agreed that this food was cooked correctly as you might find in Chongqing.

Thank LarryErickson
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

When I have trouble deciding what to order because so many dishes get attention, I know that the restaurant is worthy. I enjoyed the 3 dishes we shared I enjoyed immensly.

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 3 January 2016

It has been a while since we had eaten here, and we had not been since the place changed management. The Sign over the door remains the same but the restaurant is now "Chongqing Spicy City". The food is better, mainly Sechuan style, but also...More

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 22 December 2015

While my wife was away with some friends I decided to go try this restaurant which is close to my house. I had seen this place a number of times but never tried it. This was the first time and I was amazed! I ordered...More

Thank G B Nino C
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Food tastes good sometimes, but you never know when that will be. Every time we visit the taste of each dish changes. They never keep the same cook for long so how can customers know what to expect? I'm concerned about kitchen practices, the quality...More

1  Thank OceanBlueWhiteSand
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Very attentive waiter made our visit enjoyable. The spicy dishes definitely have a "punch" but with nice sauces to bring character to the burn. We ordered 3 dishes for 3 people and could only eat half (took the other half home for lunch the next...More

Thank LarryErickson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084-4039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-639-1888
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Spicy King Chinese Restaurant is an Authentic Chinese Sichuan Cusine located in Vista, CA. The head chef is Qi. Chef Qi is a well known chef from Northern California, Albany. During the last president campaign, he cooked for the presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Chef Qi specializes in Sichuan, Hunan and Northern style Dim Sum.
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