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China Palace

1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
(760) 337-8888
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Ranked #8 of 91 Restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Chinese
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  • English first
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English first
El Centro, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Have eaten here for over 20 years and food is consistently good. Service is above par forth Valley but all food service in this town is mediocre at best. Great steaks and honest drinks

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El Centro, CA
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been going to the China Palace for the past 12 years and have yet to have a bad meal whether it's lunch or dinner.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

When you visit a restaurant titled "China Palace", naturally you don't expect amazing steaks. Well kids, pull up a sandbag and listen in. This restaurant provided potentially one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. Perfectly cooked, well accompanied with fresh salad, a good selection of sauce, it's was fantastic. Only downside is the limited English spoken by the... More 

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EL CENTRO
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always a great place for special occasions and intimate dinners. The food is great, the service wonderful and great bar. It is a family tradition for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and birthdays.

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El Centro CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Some of the best Chinese food you will find anywhere. Okay atmosphere. Fair fare. Cold Chinese beer.

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Avondale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Paid $30 for dried out meat and not even what I had ordered. The driver was given terrible information so the poor guy got lost. He was the best part of the whole ordeal. The food was a waste, not even edible. Pretty sure the fried shrimp was actually past due.

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Redlands, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went to the steakhouse side. Wife's ribeye was perfectly cooked, as was my filet. Teriyaki sauce on my chicken was also excellent (I had the combo). Creme brûlée was average--be warned, the rim of the ramekin is very hot.

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Imperial, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Excellent Food American and Chinese. Owner and wait staff are friendly. Usually visited daily by local Professionals. Judges, Dr's Attorneys, Law Enforcement, and Farmers. Looks a little older but very clean and well maintained. The Tri-Tip Sandwich is a lunch special and is excellent. The Bar is always open :)

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ca
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Food ok. Over priced especially for the area. Atmosphere ok. Very good service...probably the only reason we dine out here.

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Imperial, California, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We were told when ate here-no substitutions. I understood this, but being on a low-salt diet, I said, I just need to have my order without salt or MSG. the waiter wrote it down, and never said anything else to me. The dinner was ok-nothing fabulous. My friend agreed. She had the regular order with salt. I was shocked to... More 

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Address: 1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
Phone Number: (760) 337-8888
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
Cuisine: Chinese

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