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UNCLE Chen Restaurant

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1025 Casitas Pass Rd, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2108
805-566-3334
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hungry for Stir Fry

Traveling through Carpinteria, I checked into the Holiday Inn for our overnight. It was 8:30 pm and me and the girls were hungry but didn't want to go out. We ordered Chicken stir fry, fried rice and egg rolls from this amazing place. Delivery was fast, hot and not expensive at all. The 4 of us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Traveling through Carpinteria, I checked into the Holiday Inn for our overnight. It was 8:30 pm and me and the girls were hungry but didn't want to go out. We ordered Chicken stir fry, fried rice and egg rolls from this amazing place. Delivery was fast, hot and not expensive at all. The 4 of us enjoyed every bite and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The service and food is excellent. Not sure what more I could say. Went there as we were fed up of eating out. Wow! What a great find. The chicken curry is fresh, full of veg and comes in those wonderful American style cartons. Sorry, we are Brits! Lol We went back several times and was never disappointed.

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Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

a group of 8 of us were staying in a house Carpintera. Read the reviews and thought we would try it. Ordered 8 dishes, egg rolls, rice and noodles for 8 and it was $105. Free delivery, got here in 25 minutes, friendly service. Portions were large, we had leftovers. Good food and great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Whenever I need comfort food or feeling ill I either go here or have it delivered the War Won Ton Soup is amazing!!! I have been going her 20 years. The waiter knows me and my family and always wonderful!!!! The prices are great, fast service and as long as you buy $20 or more the delivery is FREE in... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's just average Chinese food. Nothing special. It's edible but nothing to rave about. The restaurant is clean, the food is reasonably priced, and the waiters are pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Don't know why there are bad reviews about this place? I am a regular there, people in uncle Chen are the sweetest! They remember my order and always friendly. They have the best yang Chou fried rice!

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Carpinteria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I ordered from Uncle Chen recently because there aren't really any other options in Carpinteria and sometimes I crave little white boxes of food. We ordered the sweet and sour chicken, beef with broccoli and hot and sour soup. The price was reasonable ~$20 for all of it. The portions were very generous and you get a choice of that... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I called in two dishes to take away. Never again. The chicken chow mein was disgusting, stuck together in a glob of nothing but noodles, not even the right type of noodle for this dish. No flavor at all, so awful. The Moo shoo pork was about the same, not much pork, dripping with liquid. Not a good experience, and... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Uncle Chen's was a quaint restaurant. They had entrees or you could order dinners that came with soup, fried shrimp, fried wontons and eggrolls along with whatever entree you choose. When you first come in you are greeted right away and seated. The drinks and free fried won ton strips come quickly. After you order, your soup and sides come... More 

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tarzana ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Food, service, ambience acceptable; prices OK. Walking distance from everywhere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1025 Casitas Pass Rd, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-566-3334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?