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74970 Country Club Dr Ste 450, Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 341-1511
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Ranked #79 of 237 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Ashland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We got carry out the other night from this restaurant, despite the fact that I read a lot of negative reviews here and elsewhere. I wish I had believed the reviews. I have eaten a lot of Chinese food, but the assortment of dishes we had from City Wok ranked amongst the worst. We will not be back.

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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

City Wok is not your average Chinese restaurant with traditional Asian decor with cooks hiding back in the kitchen plating up orders from dishes that were probably pre made several hours ago. City Wok is bright and clinical with very little decor to tell that the food is Chinese. The cooks are in plain view in the middle of the... More

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Long Beach, California
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205 reviews 205 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

There was 3 of us and each of us felt the meat was way over cooked. Rice was fine and the portions were fine. Ordered Mangolian Beef and was not thrilled. Also cashew chicken. We would not go back, cheap enough but the quality was not there. I have had better at a fast food place.

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Woking88, Owner at City Wok, responded to this review

Dear Lanzie, I'm very sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your meal. This is not something we take lightly and believe we serve a very high quality product. We would appreciate the opportunity to have you back in for another try. I can guarantee that you will feel differently. Thank you for your input and if you could... More

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a small restaurant. Nothing fancy but great food and good service. We have gone there many times and have not had a bad experience.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Being a former San Francisco girl, now living in Colorado, I was craving Chinese. It's more like fast food. Things were over-cooked and the chef forgot to add the obvious. Like Sesame Beef. No Sesame. The basics are okay.

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Santa Rosa, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food here is great. I prefer City Wok over PF Changs. Food is tasty, staff is friendly, and the price is right.

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San Diego, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We have been using the City Wok since it first opened in Palm Desert. We usually order take out but sometimes eat at the restaurant. It is usually crowded so we find it more relaxing to bring our food back to our condo. The menu never fails to provide excellent Chinese dining. The Stuffed Eggplant, and the Chinese Burrito are... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

the best value in Palm Desert. The size of the Lo Mein was so large I took the rest away. Very tasty. No ambiance but great prices.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The city wok beef is awsome, they are quick and perfect for take away. Very close to the Marriott Villas, we go at least twice on our visits.

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Ordered the eggplant appetizer and garlic chill shrimp. Charged $1.00 more than menu price for shrimp and then saw blackboard saying shrimp was $2.00 off, got $3.00 refund. The eggplant was over cooked and hard and did not taste like eggplant. The shrimp dish which should have tasted of garlic and spice was so sweet you could not taste anything... More

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Woking88, Owner at City Wok, responded to this review

Hi CC. I appreciate you writing and letting us know that these dishes were not to your satisfaction. It's true, the Szechuan Eggplant should not be hard. It should be on the softer side if cooked properly. As for the Garlic Chili Prawns, this dish should in fact be spicy. However, we do use fresh, sweet tomatoes in this dish... More

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Additional Information about City Wok

Address: 74970 Country Club Dr Ste 450, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone Number: (760) 341-1511
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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