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Mr. Ning's Chinese Garden

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127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
(310) 510-1161
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food

Excellent Chinese food - better than what I usually find in LA for the same price. Great service, nice decor. A great place for lunch or dinner while you're enjoying the island.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Erin E
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Excellent Chinese food - better than what I usually find in LA for the same price. Great service, nice decor. A great place for lunch or dinner while you're enjoying the island.

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Crestline, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Who would of thought that you can make a green bean even better? Mr Nings has done it. We toured this location of the Taste of Avalon tour and we thoroughly enjoyed the cuisine.

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Yucaipa, California
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171 reviews 171 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This restaurant offers a reasonably priced meal. It's a good family dining option. We had variety of dishes amongst our group of five including delicious war wonton soup and fried rice. Our total check came to $63.00 after tip. This was our least expensive meal on the island.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went here for dinner and ate in, our children had had Chinese food before takeout, but this was their first time in a Chinese restaurant and we were made to feel absolutely welcome from the minute we walked in the door. The food was excellent!! Service quick and very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble and the... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've lived in five states and visited 43, and this is my favorite Chinese restaurant. -Orange beef is not on the menu, but it's delicious. -Very friendly staff. -Everything tastes (and is) fresh--nothing is syrupy. -No MSG.

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Burbank, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The service was excellent! And the food was great! They were very accommodating to our plant-based diet. I will definitely go back again next time we're in town.

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Avalon, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is the best Chinese food ever. Number one place for locals:) The best prices in town, great food cant beat that!

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Riverside, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

you wouldn't think of chinese while on an island but this is a must stop! The food was the best we had the whole trip! Everything was Great. I had the Kung Pao. My daughter the shrimp and chicken combo and my mom the Chicken chow mein. We shared the famous green beans which are a must !!

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Chinese food here is above average and the servers are very friendly. I would recommend for lunch as they have complete luncheons that are reasonably priced.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The service was terrible, and the food was surprisingly bad (considering the good reviews I have seen elsewhere). The short ribs were inedible and tough, and the spicy chicken was made with cheap chicken (full of "bad bites"). The only good part of the meal was the rice, which was actually quite tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 Sumner St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: (310) 510-1161

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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