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1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
(760) 337-8888
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best Steakhouses in the Valley

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
JANET M
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Holtville, California
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Alpine, California
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The food here is very, very good - which is mostly why you go to a restaurant, right? The service was average - our waiter was a bit cheeky. Atmosphere is typical Chinese restaurant, a bit noisy. Prices a bit high, especially for lunch (one price for lunch or dinner). Portions are average. Our recent experience....hubby sez: "can we get... More 

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holtville
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13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Food is good here, service is good too. They did a great job for my uncles funeral saving me the back room to have after the funeral and had like a buffet style for all to enjoy. The service was excellent and the food great too.

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El Centro, California
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very Authentic Chinese food, excellent service. Variety is great. Excellent for large Family events.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

While in El Centro on business, I went to this restaurant for dinner. It was not a good experience, The food was very good, but the service was very poor. I ordered Won Ton Soup for my appetizer and an entree. Then I waited approximately 15 minutes for my soup. When it was finally served it was served with the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We ate here on our way to san deigo from Tempe. The food was excellent. We ordered the curry prawns that tasty very good, next time ill try something new. The desert was the best desert i ever tried. Especially the La mode. Molten chocolate cake with ice cream Amaaaaaazing

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El Centro, California, United States
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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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7 reviews
5 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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71 reviews
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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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Holtville, California
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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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21 restaurant reviews
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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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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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  • Address: 1075 Adams Ave., El Centro, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: (760) 337-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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