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Chow's Contemporary Chinese

720 Saint Michaels Dr Ste Q, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7639
+1 505-471-7120
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“walnut shrimp” (8 reviews)
“pot stickers” (5 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
720 Saint Michaels Dr Ste Q, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7639
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chow's always bats 1000. The restaurant was slammed but we had to wait only moments before a table was available. Our waiter was so busy that the manager took our order. The busy waiter managed to serve us quickly and efficiently and even refill water...More

Thank DEngelJ
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is some of the worst Asian food I have ever had. Chow Fun was just awful. They need to find a chef with some authentic recipes who likes food. Big disappointment.

Thank GregLaw
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Our friends we're traveling with had eaten here before. It was our first time. The food is fresh and different than typical Chinese restaurant. It was quite tasty! Highly recommend it.

3  Thank patticakes19592017
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My recent visit to Santa Fe took me to this restaurant twice. I would have never gone the 2nd time but friends so wanted to try it. We unfortunately had the same waiter both times. He was abrupt, rude, in a hurry and at one...More

2  Thank LynnVHS
Reviewed 15 August 2017

OK, I get it, some restaurants close during the lunch and dinner hours. But if you close at 2, and seat a family at 1:30, what are you expecting? We became the only diners in the restaurant by 1:45. Then all of the staff retired...More

2  Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Chow's has a warm inviting ambiance that belies the fact that it's in a strip mall. It can't really be seen from the outside but, once inside, one realizes that the blinds that are the reason for this are a positive point. The wait staff...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Twenty years, Chow's served pretty good, upscale Chinese food, which at the time was something Santa Fe lacked. Now they are living off the fumes of their former reputation. The food is a rather bland, lackluster offering of dishes that masqueraded as Chinese, but could...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Schlocky hyper-theatrical waiter, really mediocre sweet and sour pork, won-ton soup had little flavor, luckily did not encounter the old lady who is rude beyond description. Wanted to like it again, because Santa Fe's Asian is so sorry compared to ABQ, but I could not.

1  Thank Docwahoo
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had an A-OK dinner. Our tofu dish with basil and asparagus was good, but the szechuan duck was dry, dry like it had been sitting around for a couple of days. Want rice with your dish? That's an extra $1.50.

1  Thank LesDye
Reviewed 12 April 2017

With menu items such as Nuts and Birds, Coconut Curry, and Volcano Fish you know you are not in a traditional Chinese restaurant. Their Coffee Chicken is a delight.Vegetarians and Canirvores will find gourmet quality dishes that are not easily found. Every dish we tried...More

1  Thank Tom B
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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  • Address: 720 Saint Michaels Dr Ste Q, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7639
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-471-7120
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