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1180 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
650-616-9388
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
great Cantonese food

The food tastes good no matter it is Dim Sum or dinner. It is fresh and tasty. The restaurant is suitable to host banquets with space to set up back drop, nice table cloth and chair covers. The only challenge for this restaurant is the parking space is very limited. It is also difficult to find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
flora z
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food tastes good no matter it is Dim Sum or dinner. It is fresh and tasty. The restaurant is suitable to host banquets with space to set up back drop, nice table cloth and chair covers. The only challenge for this restaurant is the parking space is very limited. It is also difficult to find street parking.

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Thank flora z
San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The food was good , actually the su mei dim sum was really good plus I ordered fried rice and some hong Kong style chow mien even though they kind of looked weird when I ordered these other items other than dim sum. Maybe there is some dim sum protocol that we did not follow. I will google it to... More 

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Thank Califaz
Troy, Michigan
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The parking lot is a little small. Some of the food was okay. Their beef with XO sauce was very good. The beef tasted like butter melting on your tongue. Their sponge cake was good. But some of the dishes were either too bland or too salty.

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Thank emtbmi2001
South San Francisco
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218 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Our family hosted a party for 80 people and ordered a banquet with 8 dishes including dessert, drinks and roasted whole pig, which was a big hit. Everyone enjoyed the dishes and the big portions. We had roast duck, chow mein, assorted vegetables, mixed seafood, egg rolls and sweet & sour fish. This place also serves dimsum during lunch time.

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Thank ChitoD
San Mateo, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We came here in a Sunday at noon with a party of 7 for Dim Sum. Waited for about an hour an noticed 2 tables large enough for our party were given to other people who just walked in. I know they were not in front of us because the hostess told us we should be next and they didn't... More 

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Thank dlau888
Cromwell, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were the only English people in the restaurant. They put us in the center of the restaurant and after a long wait took our order. Brought each dish out separate with long waits in between. The restaurant was not busy but the bus boys actually waited on us. Would never go back.

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Thank Connie M
Sonora, California
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Very accommodating service. Seated at a table for eight,no small tables. Ordered Wor won ton soup and walnut prawns. Both were excellent. Always wanted to try this place when staying at the El Rancho Inn. Short walk, half block. I will be going back again.

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Thank Pete M
Clovis, California
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My friend suggested me to go this restaurant after I told him that I like to go eat Dim Sum to the "Hong Kong Flower Lounge". I gave it a try and it was really good. It has the atmosphere of most of the chinese restaurants around Millbrae... fresh fish, lobster, crabs, etc. The food is really tasty and good.... More 

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Thank Chaufa
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Good scrumptious foods, multi course dinner. Parking was a bit hard, but such is life. Good efficient service and everyone had a great time

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Thank OctopusPaul
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for oriental food near our hotel, it was 5:30 on a Friday and we could park in their parking lot so we went in. Two of us were seated at a very large table, they did have large tables for dim sum dinners that seated 14 or so people and they filled up. The also had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1180 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: 650-616-9388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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