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Dragon Bistro

2150 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428-3020
805-927-1622
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Ranked #29 of 43 Restaurants in Cambria
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery

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English first
Tustin, Calif
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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fremont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We called in for take out. When we arrived to pick up the food, we had to haggle and plead with the owner for a few extra chilli sauce packets. The food was OK and quantities good. However, the chicken dishes were 1/4 chicken and 3/4 vegetables. The Sweet corn soup was excellent. Given that he is the only Chinese... More

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Sonora, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We try hard to vista the Dragon Bistro at least once while in Cambria. They have a great lunch special. My family and I love the orange chicken. The restaurant sits right in the shopping party of Cambria. This makes it nice to grab luck there and then continue shopping. Service was good. We will defiantly be back!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We loved eating at the Dragon Bistro, and it was excellent on all accounts. The prices were reasonable, about $12 to $15 for a great and plentiful meal. The egg drop soup, egg rolls, and crab meat Rangoon were superb, the service was friendly and very responsive, and the setting was beautiful, with fine linen tablecloths, an environment that encouraged... More

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Dove Canyon, California, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We got take out from here after a long day when we just wanted to relax a bit and not spend $100+ on dinner. There aren't a lot of take out options in Cambria so it was this or pizza. After reading Trip Advisor reviews, we figured it was going to be hit-or-miss, but decided to take our chances. The... More

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Denver, Colorado
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This was one of these cheap Chinese restaurants that gives you 512 vegetables in amongst about 5 pieces of chicken. The food actually tasted good, but I don't have much patience for places that try to cheat you out of meat by giving you tons of vegetables instead.

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