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Mr. Ning's Chinese Garden

127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
(310) 510-1161
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Ranked #15 of 46 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Chinese
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San Jose, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Given that this is a tourist town and there's no other Chinese food on Catalina, we were really surprised to find the food of such good quality and for such reasonable prices. This is family-run business that has some interesting character, but the food is really delicious and is a place you'll find many of the locals (always a good... More 

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North Bend, Oregon, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This restaurant was part of a tour and is one I would go back to and experience the entire menu. We had the Green Bean dish to sample and I swear the beans were just picked that morning and cooked as we walked through the doors. The owners are very friendly which makes the visit that much more enjoyable.

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Mr. Nings. is a nice standard family owned Chinese restaurant. Service is friendly and prices are reasonable. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of a seeded second class hotel. the only flaw to Mr. Nings is that if you have to use the restroom, you need to sort of go thru the kitchen down a back hallway into... More 

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Torrance, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The price was great they didn't hurt your pocket instead made you feel great with , Great food, great service, and great price. We had appetizer sampler which was excellent, beef and broccoli and chicken Kampao. It made me feel great at end in my stomach. Also the stem rice and fried rice excellent

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Solvang, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A pleasant surprise. Good food, ample quantity, friendly service and decent prices. Decor is nothing great but the food makes up for it. We would go to Mr. Ning's again for sure.

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Torrance, California
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Traveler beware...stick with the local FRESH food on the Island. Maybe Catalina Island is not the place to have Chinese food.

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newport beach, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is the best, big portions and great price. I never miss it when I come to visit. They have a course meal which you can substitute another dish if you want something else on their list. Hopefully your room had a frig and or microwave because you will probably have left overs.

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Eugene, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our favorite restaurant in Avalon, for many visits. The Chinese food is among the best I've ever had (that includes New York, L..A. and San Francisco). Service friendly and expert. Ambience and decor very fine, not pretentious (the hanging parasols are a great touch on the ceiling). We usually come to Avalon for four to five days, and we often... More 

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Smokey Point, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The food is always well prepared and well served. We love to go there and experience the new dishes one the menu. The service is always prompt and pleasant. I would recommend this restaurant for a pleasant evening.

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Los Angeles
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34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Lots of places to eat on Catalina. This was just very average Chinese food, and my husband and I were bummed that we hadn't spent one of our too-few evenings on the island at a different restaurant. Food was OK, but it's just not a place I'd go back to.

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Additional Information about Mr. Ning's Chinese Garden

Address: 127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: (310) 510-1161
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Chinese

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