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7089 Redwood Blvd, Novato, CA 94945-4101
415-892-6563
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth the stop

Good chinese food for the North Bay. Still doesn't compare to San Francisco chinese food. Fast service and a little higher priced than the other lousy chinese restaurants in Novato, but worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Fiddletown, California
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Novato, California
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of the very best Chinese food restaurants around, and they know it. The ambiance is "special" and upscale. If you are celebrating, this is the highest quality Chines in Novato and possibly Marin county. The tablecloths are real, the lighting right, and the wait staff annoyingly very poor with English, as in any really good Chinese restaurant... More 

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Southall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We stopped for a late night dinner with friends at 9.15pm and were asked if we were going to take a long time eating , very rudely. When we pleaded we would be quick ,we were seated .The waiters seemed very annoyed and couldn't wait to get rid of us. Food was ok, not the best Chinese Food I have... More 

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Fiddletown, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Good chinese food for the North Bay. Still doesn't compare to San Francisco chinese food. Fast service and a little higher priced than the other lousy chinese restaurants in Novato, but worth it.

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Novato, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I come here several times a year when I want a quiet atmosphere in a restaurant with refined decor, good food at a reasonable price and good waitperson service.

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Novato, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We've been going to this restaurant since it opened, and have found it to be consistently good quality with reasonable prices. Sometimes we eat there, sometimes we take it to go, usually we go for dinner but once in a while for lunch. The service is always excellent, the atmosphere is a bit strange in that the building used to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This used to be my favorite Chinese food restaurant, I have been there 3 times and the quality of the food has changed. I have been disappointed and I'm not sure I want to go back. They do have prix fix menu for lunch that was good before but not know. I'm not sure if they have a new chef... More 

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Novato, California
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good food. Professional, prompt service. Really lovely setting...a bit elegant and good choice for entertaining guests or clients. But casual enough too where you feel comfortable. Very reasonable prices. Check it out.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We have gone to this Chinese restaurant for years. It is always excellent. I love Chinese food. My favorite is zeshuan and Hunan but the other cuisines are also good if you know what to order. The food here is excellent no mater what you order. Highly recommended.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This restuarant has great food , but if they say they close at 9.30pm , make sure you there by 9pm or they will not serve you, there is a language problem, but overall the food and ambiance is amazing, white tablecloths and spotless , they also offer no msg

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

WOW! My husband and I eat dinner here at least once a week. Food is excellent, service great! Love the walnut prawns, garlic eggplant, war won ton soup.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7089 Redwood Blvd, Novato, CA 94945-4101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: 415-892-6563

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?