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1647 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-4725
+1 210-342-2288
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An unbelievable amount of food for $5.99 dinner special! The food was good, although the hot and sour soup was a little sweet for my taste. But for that price, I'm sure we will return many times!

Thank Amy B
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the exterior fool you . It may look like a restaurant that would be in a 90's martial arts movie . The food is divine & cheap . Although I was put off by the building & decor . I was pleasantly surprised @ how good the food is . I had the combination lunch plate . Combo... More 

Thank lalalala41
Las Vegas, Nevada
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there a few times. Don't go for the atmosphere, but it is clean. For $5.99 I ordered Lemon chicken, which had fried rice, won ton soup, side of sweet and sour pork, and roll. It was stacked high. Couldn't finish it. Got a to-go container, and I filled it with all the chicken I couldn't finish. So, had... More 

1 Thank John C
1 review
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

One of the few places in San Antonio that actually puts spice in the Chinese food. The sesame chicken is spicy with a hint of sweet. Wonderful. The Lo Mein also had just the right amount of spice. Flavorful. Been eating here for 7 years, never had a bad dish. Have tried other dishes through the years, all good.

Thank aroundtownandback
San Antonio, Texas
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729 reviews
597 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

From the parking lot the big China Star sign looms large over the parked cars like the salt water worn and faded name on the side of some old dockside merchant ship. .I.e., I think the restaurant has been here for a while. I had to check twice to make sure we were in the right place upon entering as... More 

Thank OmniEpicurean
San Antonio, Texas
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

The egg drop soup was delicious. But overall, just ok. It's actually a very busy little place. Probably because you get lots of food for $5.09. Service was average, but the server was attentive to our special requests. We ordered Sweet tea. The server brought regular tea and suggested we use the sugar and sweetener packets to sweeten the drink.... More 

Thank AdNorm
1 review
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Food is plenty, great prices meals come with soup and appetizer. Great food portions when feeding teens!

Thank My2Soldiers
San Antonio
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2008

Great food and good prices. The portions are enough to share or take home for later. The dinner specials come with soup, egg roll or wonton, entree, rice, & side item. They have the best sesame chicken, egg fui yung, sweet and sour shrimp, and egg drop soup. Not much atomosphere but the food is too-die-for.

Thank abitx

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1647 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-4725
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-342-2288

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