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China 8

31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 8, Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 324-3323
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Ranked #34 of 111 Restaurants in Cathedral City
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese
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Victoria, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

After trying at least three other places China 8 was all that was left for two hungry people. We were in luck. Certainly not fancy but the food more than made up for it. lt was hot, fresh and delicious. Two soups, hot and sour and egg drop, followed by two luncheon specials, spicy orange chicken and Szechuan beef. These... More

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North Palm Springs, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

If you are looking for top interior upscale design, skip this review. However, for all other counts, this place is terrific! Absolutely great food, nice servers, very clean, and the best value in Chinese food in the Coachella Valley. Just one symbol: $. (Other places $$-$$$ for Chinese Food). I had shrimp chop suey and it was delicious with a... More

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Elmira, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

if you like good old fashion food and service this is the place for you. Best value for Chinese food in the valley. Food always hot and fresh and portions are amazing

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Cathedral City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Do not bother. The worst chinese expierience of my life. After lunch, which I did not finish, I went home & had a sandwich.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We found this Jewel last year while visiting our resort. The food is very tasty and fresh. We tend to enjoy many Chinese restaurants all over the world as my Wife is a Vegetarian. So every time we are in town, we eat here. The size of the dishes are good and ample. Every time we have left overs for... More

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Banning, Ca
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209 reviews 209 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Suggested to go there with a friend. There for lunch - many selections and found that a very large plate was served that had enough for my dinner as a leftover. Food was served hot and tasty. The food was prepared fresh, vegs were crisp and very good. Price was more than reasonable for the lunch. Location is in a... More

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Cathedral City, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Why is it that some people just can't equate cheap, with good? China 8 is a family-run Chinese restaurant in a strip mall, and they serve consistently good food. I thought that the Panda Express a few doors down might put a damper on their business, but no, check it out most evenings and the place is packed with local... More

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Long Beach, Calif.
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The food here is prepared to order. It hasn't been sitting in pool of grease on a steam table for God knows how long. The food is what I associate with Cantonese style. The vegetables are fresh and crisp. The sauces are light and tasty, not a heavy combo of too much soy sauce, gooey cornstarch thickener, and excessive oil.... More

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

China 8 is located in a local shopping mall. They have a large store front with wall to wall seating at tables and booths. It's very casual and not highly decorated but people don't go there for a dining experience. They have great food at affordable prices. I've been there many times. Everything they prepare is always consistently good. The... More

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Oceanside, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Really, c'mon.. Try the Panda Express next door. You'll be happier and healthier for that decision. We met a middle-aged couple leaving the restaurant and asked them how he food was, and they said they had eaten there for 18 years. They kept stressing how cheap the food was. God bless their dulled sense of taste. No wonder they were... More

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