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China Palace

1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
(760) 337-8888
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Ranked #17 of 88 restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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EL CENTRO
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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38 reviews 38 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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
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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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El Centro, California, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We always enjoy having family birthdays and other special events at China Palace. We get the big table with a lazy susan turntable in the middle so we can get at the food easier. We like their family dinners and add a couple of extra dishes. Always have lots to take home. Food is well prepared and the sauces are... More

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Imperial, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

I am a local and this place is what my title says "hit or miss" Sometimes you will walk in and it will be clean & inviting and the food will be excellent or others you will walk in & it will be so smoky because someone overcooked something & the food will taste like fish. Be careful. THE STAKEHOUSE... More

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El Centro, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

These folks care about fresh ingredients and cook ur food at the order....no microwaves

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