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949 Edgewater Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-3760
650-577-1830
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this Lagoon side rest

I love this place - just make sure, you book your place in advance. They are really busy - try their seafood.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Debgiri
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Alameda, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This restaurant served nice Hong Kong style food, especially the Peking Duck and the Dim Sum. The servers need to improve their attitude with customers. First they really want you to finish the food fast so that the table can be available to another customers. The worst part of the service was when they gave us the bill, my friend... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I love this place - just make sure, you book your place in advance. They are really busy - try their seafood.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This seems a kind of traditional Chinese Restaurant. Majority of the customers were Chinese Americans, and servers were with limited English. It was crowded, but actually fun place to eat. The servers were in rush, and had no patience if you are not familiar with the menu. Food was OK, no superior to any mediocre Chinese restaurant. Roasted duck came... More 

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Hayward, California, USA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What more do you want! Right next to the water. Ducks and all... Dine in and take out. Call ahead for your order. Great selection with good prices and just plain good food! Don't miss this one.

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Foster City, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nothing outstanding, just good chinese foods that doesn't seem to contain msg. Rice noodle rolls are good. Green beans were also tasty. The donuts are overrated, nothing outstanding. Chow fun was good without being oily. Not worth a long weekend wait, but, good for a weekday/weeknight meal for a cheap price.

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Foster City, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is our go to place when we want Cantonese food. The selection is plentiful and on weekends its get very busy during lunch. Their soup noodles, clay pot, congee and dim sum are really excellent. Downside, the waitstaff service varies from really good to terrible. Recently we called to make a dinner reservation since we had a large party.... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The first time we ate here was with my son in law, so we ordered dishes gear toward his liking, ex. Walnut shrimp, salt and pepper pork, beef and broccoli....., but yesterday my husband and I went by ourself and ordered some authentic Chinese food, and they were good, even the egg rolls are very like in the old country......

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

A favorite haunt of the local Chinese population, one doesn't come here for atmosphere nor service, but real folks' "soul food": dry fried beef rice noodle, fish congee & sweet fried dough that is heavenly. For the "big spender", fried dungeon crab is worth the money. Come early or after 8pm to avoid long wait.

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Foster City, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The wait staff is very good. There are a number of servers that speak limited English. My issue is with the cleanliness of the restaurant. If you are sitting at a table and you watch the bus people "clean" off a table, one begins to wonder if the towel is clean. How long has it been since the towel was... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This restaurant is not for everyone. It is definitely not for someone who expects getting baby back ribs because 'that's what Chinese restaurants should offer'. It is not a place for fine dining, or expecting being treated like royalty. If you love authentic flavorful Chinese food and don't mind the brusqueness of the wait staff and understand or at least... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 949 Edgewater Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-3760
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: 650-577-1830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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