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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
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My family has been going to Mr/ Ning's forever. It is by far my favorite chinese food place in the country so far. Great spot, great food, the owner's are the best! If you go to Catalina, you need to check it out! I am obsessed with the mapo tofu (spelling? and not fried), eggplant, cripsy fish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Santa Barbara, California
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Newport Beach
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have been visiting Mr. Nings's for years and always get their "Green Beans" I haven't been able to duplicate the recipe and so far no other restaurant I've encountered does them quite like they do either. The a la carte green beans come in a vegetarian and /non vegetarian version. The restaurant has been in business for years and... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family has been going to Mr/ Ning's forever. It is by far my favorite chinese food place in the country so far. Great spot, great food, the owner's are the best! If you go to Catalina, you need to check it out! I am obsessed with the mapo tofu (spelling? and not fried), eggplant, cripsy fish and there is... More 

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Escondido, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We like the lunch specials the best, but had a good dinner, too. Waitress even had the Chef make me a bowl of delicious brown sauce when I asked for some more. Always a sure thing.

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had the best Chinese Food we've ever had at Mr. Ning's! Sweet and Sour Chicken and Chicken Fried Rice to die for! Not to mention top notch service by all! This will be the first restaurant we come back to enjoy when we return to Catalina. I only wish we had one In our city.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

After Chinese food in San Francisco we were surprised to find Chinese in Avalon . The food was surprisingly good. It took over 30 minutes between plates ! Good spot if you want something more reasonably priced than the local restaurants. '

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The food was average for lunch. I found the teriyaki sauce too sweet for my taste. The menu is simple, the service fast and the price about average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Wow! The food was delicious and the food prices are reasonable. The restaurant is located on one of the side streets, but well worth finding.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

this restaurant has been operating over 25 years and continue to serve delicious and affordable meals - service is quick and friendly, as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Worth the wait for tasty food and good service. Good prices for large servings. Choices for everyone. Could opt for take out if tables not available

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Smokey Point, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We always enjoy coming here. Thank you, Aunt Martha for introducing us to this good place. This time we had a short wait on the bench outside and chatted with some nice people from Atlanta. Dinner was great and the service even better. If we're lucky enough to get back to Avalon this will be a definite stop. Make a... More 

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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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  • 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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