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Chef Chu's

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1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
650-948-2696
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Take Out

Our family has been going here for years and what finally inspired me to rate this restaurant is how they've managed to be so successful all this time. Not only is the food great, but the service is superb as well. The whole Chu family is so gracious and welcoming. This is our family's go to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Our family has been going here for years and what finally inspired me to rate this restaurant is how they've managed to be so successful all this time. Not only is the food great, but the service is superb as well. The whole Chu family is so gracious and welcoming. This is our family's go to restaurant for Chinese food.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have lunch here pretty often. Really like their wok-seared salmon. Recently took visiting relatives here for dinner. They loved it. Chef Chu also stopped by and talked with us. Service here is always excellent. Very reasonable prices.

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Every dish will be very good. You will enjoy the meal for sure. No amazing taste sensations . however it's an incredibly solid restaurant , serving great food for over 20 years. Excellent service, big rooms for special events. Started by his Dad the son is now a fixture in the place. Every celebrity you can think of has stopped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is the place we always go to when the family gets together. We have been going here for decades, and it is always great. If you like to cook, get the cookbook and you can make the food at home too. We tried a spicy tofu dish this time, and it was great!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant since mid 90s. The chef Chu is one fine gentleman who also is fantastic cook. He is very approachable and does not mind taking picture with you. His entrance walls are covered with pictures of celebrities and presidents together with Chef Chu who have visited his restaurant. I do not live anymore in... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Been dining at Chef Chu for too many years to count. However, this time the potsticker appetizer came out cold, and the rest of the meal came all at once. The server did give us another portion of hot potstickers, but since the rest of meal was already on the table, we had to take them home with us. He... More 

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We have been enjoying Chef Chu's since our adult children were tiny.The service both in-dining and take-out is dependable and the consistently high quality food is good to great depending on the dish. Some of our favorites include Pork with Imperial Sauce, Kung Pau Chicken, and Prawns with Pecans and of course their Chinese Chicken Salad. It's not trendy, fusion... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

WONDERFUL food only excelled by the service! You cannot go wrong here!!! There is a reason this restaurant has been so successful for several decades. You will understand when you go there. We always make sure we can go there when in the area and we are always excited on the day we know dinner will be at Chef Chu's.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I ordered some vegetables, beefs, they are excellent. Price is good too. A lot of people lning up there, you definitely need reservation. Front desk faculty is highly disciplined and effective. And are very friendly to all customers

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Novato, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is the second visit to this restaurant. The food was delivered to our table hot. Each dish was just the right proportion. The service was good. The decor is looking old and tattered. The rug is dirty and worn. I appreciate these types of restaurants and would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-1323
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: 650-948-2696

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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