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31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 8, Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 324-3323
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 5
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good north American Chinese.

A hole in the wall with good American Chinese food. Lunch and dinner combo plates and specials. The War Wonton soup is excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
GaryToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here for the first time today. The restaurant offers FREE ice tea or a soft drink with a dine-in meal. The prices on the dishes are also very reasonable. We ordered the Chow Mein and Tofu Soup. Both tasted good and came in large portions. The service was very friendly. The food seems authentic. The restaurant is comfortable... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hole in the wall with good American Chinese food. Lunch and dinner combo plates and specials. The War Wonton soup is excellent.

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Thank GaryToronto
Rancho Mirage, California
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105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Have eaten here many times. The food is really good and it's about half of what you'd pay elsewhere. Large portions. This is not the place to go for atmosphere though. Typically good service. It's the basics and no frills but awesome.

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Thank ranger937
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Got wrong order complained waiter got mad owner kept waching said nothing. Dirty place dirty food nasty people working .u desperate go and eat . we.a left .no body stopped us thanks God.

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Thank abdul q
Cathedral City, California, United States
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A friends and I ate dinner here on Thursday, August 20. He order two different items from the appetizer menu, they brought two of the same item. We asked what happened and they said this is what he ordered and would not exchange one item. Both were breaded shrimp, when he went to eat the first was about 1 inch... More 

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Cathedral City, California, United States
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Always get great food and service. Very attentive personnel. I can eat there often. So much food I have enough to take home for another meal.

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Thank Ronald B
La Quinta, California
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

This place has fantastic Chinese food for a great price. It's amazing how much you get for that price too! Food coma time. The dining room and bathroom are in dire need of a remodel. Although clean they are old. Roof stains, old paint, dirty molding, wobly toilets, etc. This made me wonder about the state of the kitchen, but... More 

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Thank LMicheleS
Huntington Beach, CA
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Wow, thought it would be better (based on overall reviews}. New ownership? Everyone working there seemed dumb-founded. From service to food, nothing was good. OK, take that back. Mongolian beef was good. But the pork and chicken were very dry and flavorless and the ribs were down right gristle. Considering they were busy, it was amazing that the food tasted... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

After playing in a senior softball tournament, we were going to have lunch before driving home to Las Vegas, NV. Found this place and were surprised at how many people were in this place. That meant that a lot of folks liked this place. We were shown to a table and got our order taken soon after. My wife ordered... More 

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Thank Jaybee412
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The worst Chinese food experience ever - take your money and appetite somewhere else - there are few very good in the area. The waiter was totally indifferent to our comments and questions. What a waste! Ended up coming home after "lunch " rushing to eat a wrap.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 8, Cathedral City, CA 92234
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: (760) 324-3323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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