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Szechwan House Chinese Restaurant

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500 1st St Ste A, Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-4743
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 8
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We all thought our meals were very good. Portions are very generous. Brown rice is offered as an option over white rice. Great for the vegetarians at our table of 6. Servers were very nice too. Criticism: Skip the spare ribs unless they change the recipe--tasteless & dried out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
Lisa T
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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174 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We all thought our meals were very good. Portions are very generous. Brown rice is offered as an option over white rice. Great for the vegetarians at our table of 6. Servers were very nice too. Criticism: Skip the spare ribs unless they change the recipe--tasteless & dried out.

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Thank Lisa T
benicia,ca
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This the best Chinese food restaurant in Benicia. Food, service can't be beat. That's all you need to know.

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Thank jimmytheshoe
Benicia, Ca
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

They have a good lunch buffet. I love the Chinese chicken and sweet and sour pork. Good variety and it's good for large parties.

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Thank Lyn S
Benicia, California
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We dine in and often take out here. The food has always been great. It is family owned and operated. Will return.

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Thank Ccmgogo
Benicia, California
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

All the food is fantastic and I've eaten a lot of Chinese. Walnut prawns are to die for. Always a table available. A great Benicia secret.

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2 Thank daveburchfield
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My family go here every time we visit. Great food and great service! We got a lot of different dishes!

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3 Thank aburril
california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We are from Napa & were going to be in the area & wanted something different . Found them online, read Trip Advisor reviews so we tried. At First Lady that sat us seemed harsh, however it is a different culture. Glad we stayed. Food was very tasty & a lot so don't over order. We had a meal for... More 

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3 Thank sauza59
Davis, California
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291 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had a group of 7 for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. They had a round table available for us and brought menus and water. Lunch menus came later (they serve from the lunch menu on Saturday). Orders were promptly taken and all questions regarding vegetarian preparations answered. Soon, food began to appear. Since each person ordered separately, some people... More 

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Thank USAwalkers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

i like this place for take out chinese. Often i will just get it from Panda at Southhampton cause it is easier and cheaper but , i prefer take out from this place. This definitely better than the one on Columbus. Not too sure about the one above the sports bar on 5th east?

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Thank Gene G
Monument, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you love Chinese food., like I do, you won't want to miss this hidden treasure., good menu selections., atmosphere is attractive., prices are right, for whatever time you choose., take time., enjoy our food., and think about taking a way., to see the bay., as you leave the restaurant, and head left down the street., and there it is.,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 1st St Ste A, Benicia, CA 94510
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: (707) 745-4743

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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