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Golden Dragon Restaurant

2023 Harbor Blvd Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 642-7162
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Ranked #36 of 421 Restaurants in Costa Mesa
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Most recent review
- May 19, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Livermore, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Have eaten at Golden Dragon several times. The food is fabulous! Always fresh and quickly served. The staff is so very charming! They treat you as family! I always look forward to going to The Golden Dragon whenever I am in town.

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La Canada, California
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243 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Despite being located in a strip mall, this restaurant is large and nicely decorated inside. However, we were not impressed witht the food. We enjoyed the won ton soup. The soup bowls are small, and the 2-person order fills each bowl up twice. The won tons were delicious. We also ordered orange chicken which was not served crisp...the pieces felt... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This place is utmost professional and amazing to schedule a last minute crowd of over 100 people. My brother passed away recently and I were frantically looking for a place to have an after funeral luncheon. After looking at various locations I found this place. I called on a Friday and talked to John. He was so nice to put... More

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Newport Beach, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Where else do you get a hug from the owner before the meal. This place is just a gem. The food is basic old-school Chinese food like I remembered from my childhood (here in So. Cal). Both family style and meals are good. This place is the total opposite of the corporate chain Chinese restaurants and is just a kick.

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Long Beach, California, USA
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you don't have a favorite...like the shrimp toast or the hot, sour, spicy soup, then ask one of the owners to recommend something. You will not be steered wrong. Chi should be mayor of Costa Mesa - she knows everyone!

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We were treated to dinner here by two local friends who are regulars at this wonderful restaurant. The female owner greeted us joyfully upon arrival. She knew we were coming and was delighted to see her old friends and to meet us. Having eaten here for years, our friends knew the best dishes and ordered us eggrolls to start. They... More

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I had been hearing about this place for a few years and I had not eaten here. I used to eat at another Chinese restaurant as my go to place for Chinese food, but after it changed ownership, my beloved go to place was no more. In search for a new Chinese restaurant, I decided to stop in at Golden... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My family loves this place! We don't eat Chinese food any where else. We have had birthday parties, anniversaries and always go when we have friends in town. We've been going there since they opened their doors over 30 years ago. If you want to be treated like royalty, eat delicious food and leave with a smile on your face.... More

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Sacramento, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We went with a large out of town group of 27 (all my new in-laws!) and the restaurant was able to accommodate us at the last second. The entire restaurant staff was fantastic and they were so nice. My youngest sister-in-law ordered a side of curry like she does in Ireland and the staff explained that they cooked curry to... More

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Escondido, California
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237 reviews 237 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

As a connoisseur who loves Chinese food, I can unequivocally give this restaurant high marks. This was my first time that I visited this establishment. Golden Dragon has plenty of parking out in front of the building. Inside, it has a pleasant ambience. At dinnertime, the dining tables are covered with tablecloths. The staff were all courteous and friendly. There... More

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