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2150 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428-3020
805-927-1622
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always fresh tasty food!

We are locals who have eaten here many times and continually enjoy the fresh and well prepared meals we have here. They are traditional Chinese food (Szechuan) and are so consistently good. We can always know that our meals will be just as yummy and the last time we were there!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Cambria
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cambria
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We are locals who have eaten here many times and continually enjoy the fresh and well prepared meals we have here. They are traditional Chinese food (Szechuan) and are so consistently good. We can always know that our meals will be just as yummy and the last time we were there!

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My husband and I were visiting Cambria for the 4th time and had never tried Dragon Bistro's food before. I checked online for reviews and from what I read, I thought it would be an enjoyable experience. I placed a take out order over the phone and when I asked the man who took my order for a total cost,... More 

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Modesto, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

if you like chinese food, this is a great place to go and very reasonably priced. cambria is not diverse in its foods or people, this is the only one we know of but it is great.

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Oakhurst,CA
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Well we sat in the parking lot looking at one couple sitting for lunch....looked it up in Tripadvisor and wondered....the restaurant was basically empty...around 2 oclock..didnt look like a big rush....so we thought we would try it....the place was clean.. the people were nice... the food was okay....if I was back in Cambria and wanted Chinese food I would try... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were looking for a fast, hot meal. Most of the restaurants in town are very expensive, and we just wanted to eat good food in a nice place. This wasn't either. First of all, we had to wait a very long time to be seated. When we ordered and the food came, we found that it was the kind... More 

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Tustin, Calif
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were staying in Cambria and craved Chinese food. Dropped by Dragon Bistro for take out. Bad move. I like my Chinese food simple & traditional (for a typical American/Jersey boy), but I like a good flavor with "clean" ingredients. Didn't get it this time and I should have spent my $40 somewhere else! We ordered cashew chicken, beef lo... More 

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Ventura, California
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We usuaIIy go there for Lunch. It has always been very good and very reasonable. PIus the decor is very appeaIing. My wife says that everything is always so fresh...her parents used to own a Chinese restaurant so that should speak volumes.

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Cambria, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

For a small-town restaurant with VERY little ethnic diversity, this place was excellent. They are the only game in town for Chinese food, so my expectations weren't all that high. Best egg foo young I've ever eaten. Prices commensurate with any other tourist-centric town.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the best Chinese restaurants we've ever visited. The egg-foo-yung was amazing. This is one of our new favorite restaurants and we've tried them all on the central coast (lived here for 53 years).

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kent
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We walked in and were seated within moments which was good as we were starving. We ordered one of the set menus at around $18 each which included appetiser, won ton soup, rice and a main dish. Each course was timed well and was absolutely lovely, especially the soup which I adored. By the time our sesame chicken and orange... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2150 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428-3020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: 805-927-1622

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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