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500 South 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-7680
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Chinese

HUGE amounts of GOOD food for a cheap price. The lunch (7.99) was a plate PILED with food - took enough home for lunch the next day. Quick seating, great waiter - all around can't loose if you're looking for good Chinese food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
Traveler1563
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Yuma, Arizona
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Yuma, Arizona
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

HUGE amounts of GOOD food for a cheap price. The lunch (7.99) was a plate PILED with food - took enough home for lunch the next day. Quick seating, great waiter - all around can't loose if you're looking for good Chinese food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

It's different than the typical Chinese food you find in urben areas. great taste and more variety. Will go again for sure

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Thank Sam A
Southern California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Large meals at moderate proces. Atmosphere is not great, but food makes up for it. There is a good variety of lunch specials at a reasonable cost.

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El Centro,CA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They have well served combination lunch specials. The service is always good and fast! There are several options for Chinese food in El Centro but this one still takes the cake! Mmm, Mongolian beef!

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

We travel to El Centro every 4 or 5 years to bird at the Salton Sea, and we always return to Lucky's. The food is hot and you can tell the ingredients are fresh. Portions are generous and splitting is no problem. What a gem in this area.

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maricopa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

try mah"s kitchen thats good chines food at an affordable price with extras fast take out left overs for lunch

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San Diego, California
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Definitely the top of the heap of Imperial Co Chinese food restaurants. Big portions like the others but the food is tastier and service is a cut above the rest. Great ambiance as well, glad it's close to my house!

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

My wife loved and enjoy her Chinese food. She got large portions. It was too far from the hotel. It was just like down the street.

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San Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

This is a noodles soup, always amazing. I have been ordering it for fourteen years or longer (when it was not in the menu) and I cannot get tired of it regardless of how often I eat it. Duck is good too.

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Imperial Valley, CA
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

Lately when my wife and I are in the mood for Chinese (and I’m not up to making it), we find ourselves going to Lucky’s Chinese Food in El Centro. If you’re not from the Imperial Valley, it’s easy to find off the I-8 freeway! Just take the 4th street exit north about 5 minutes. It will be on your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 South 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: (760) 352-7680

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
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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