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China Inn - CLOSED

877 Hornblend St, San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-483-6680
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
17 Jul 2014
“This restaurant is closed”
27 Mar 2014
“Tom O”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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877 Hornblend St, San Diego, CA 92109
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

Just started walking a dog in this neighborhood. The smell coming from this place at lunch was amazing. Decided to try lunch today, and see the restaurant is no longer open. No notice on door as to why, just "space available" sign from realtor.

Thank email4saundra1
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Well, say goodbye because the China Inn in Pacific Beach on Hornblend is closing March 31, 2014 as the owners have loss their lease for another bar in Pacific Beach. This had bee is a good American style Chinese restaurant that is an establishment in...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We had good expectations when we dined here for lunch. And were very disappointed. We love Chinese food, good Chinese food that is. China Inn was terrible, kind of like the Chop Suey stuff you get out of a can. We ordered the Mongolian Beef...More

Thank boomee
Reviewed 25 February 2014 via mobile

This place served your average menu of Chinese dishes. The scallops and shrimp in my entree were very fresh. Also the place has a funky Tiki Bar in it. They make a great Mai Tai. Food is hot and well prepared. Reasonable prices.

Thank TikiTravels
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Nothing special here. Service was quick once we got to our table (took a bout an hour) Not sure why people like it. It was ok. I would not go out of my way for this but it meets a need.

Thank qwerty613
Reviewed 1 February 2014

China Inn is our favorite Chinese restaurant in the La Jolla and Pacific Beach area of San Diego. We celebrated Chinese New Year there last night! Gung Hey Fat Choi! We ordered the Peking Duck, which was prepared perfectly with lots of scallions and cucumbers...More

Thank Carlyn B
Reviewed 28 January 2014

A relative who lives in Pacific Beach took us to the China Inn. We were expecting a typical local Chinese place. We were very pleasantly surprised. We tried a number of different dishes and all shared so we could all sample multiple menu items. Portions...More

Thank davenmanja
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

A great corner restaurant in Pacific Beach, agacent to western San Diego, you would think you were in heaven the vegetables are crisp with a slight grilled flavor. The service can't be beat. They understand the importance of a happy customer.

Thank azsteve7
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Visit once a month or so. Food is good and the prices are nice. Nice to have a place close by when you don't want to cook and you don't want to break the piggyback.

Thank JewelsK_13
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Looking for Chinese food in Pacific Beach area. The staff was friendly and we had good service. The pork lo mein was very good ( even better reheated the next day!) also the sesame chicken was delicious. Would recommend for a simple Chinese dinner.

Thank lws1515
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  • Address: 877 Hornblend St, San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-483-6680
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