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74970 Country Club Dr Ste 450, Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 341-1511
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Ranked #83 of 242 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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Vancouver
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is your typical Chinese Restaurant with no frills. We dined mid-week, early, around 6:00 and the restaurant was nearly full. It seems to be very popular with seniors. We ordered 3 dishes which was plenty for two of us. The best dish was the pork with fried rice. Service is very prompt and friendly. Prices are average for this... More 

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Near Chicago
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

While exploring Palm Desert we stopped in for a quick lunch. The food was expected to be average, and Thats what we got. But the portion size was huge compared to the prices, so I gave this a 4 rather than a 3, because it was a great value. I brought half of a huge salas home for another meal.

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Brighton, Michigan
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150 reviews 150 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our family ate dinner at this restaurant on January 10, 2015. Service was good and the restaurant was well attended. We did not have a reservation and we were seated right away. We had tea to drink and a pot of tea was brought to the table. One person ordered kung pao chicken which is very spicy and tasted very... More 

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Malahat, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We accidently came upon the City Wok and decided to give it a try. Friendly and fast service, and great food. So good in fact that we came back two days later for more!

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Travelers Rest, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

City Wok in Palm Desert was a delicious pleasure and left my husband and myself with "Happy Tastebuds"! Tasty, well seasoned food, in plentiful portions, presented pleasingly on the plate. Maybe the in-house meal is better than take-out. (We have traveled extensively and have experienced outstanding Asian cuisine..lest we be accused of not knowing good Asian cuisine.....)! Our server was... More 

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california
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Small, crowded, impersonal service, chicken in chow fun was tough and looked like jerky. Sauce in dish was non-existent.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We use Tripadvisor a lot. Much more reliable than Yelp. However, in this case Yelp was more on target. This was a real disappointment. Food was mediocre. I commented when I returned from picking up our large order for 10 people that the only Chinese face I saw in the entire restaurant was a picture on the wall of a... More 

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Woking88, Owner at City Wok, responded to this review

Dear Scullis, We 're very sorry that you did not enjoy every single dish you ordered as much as you liked the Curry Chicken and the Sesame Ginger Beet Salad. Of course our goal is for our guests to find everything delicious. We apparently fell short with your party. We are however proud of the way our cooks execute on... More 

Draper, UT
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130 reviews 130 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Don't let it's humble location and setting fool you - this place makes some seriously good food - some of the best food I have had in a long time. We had the Szechuan Chicken Dumplings, Korean Short Ribs and Won Ton soup for appetizers, all of which were excellent - super flavorful and perfectly done. One of our party... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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459 reviews 459 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

City Wok did not live up to the hype, unless you like old-style west coast Chinese. We found our food to be lacking in any real flavor. Nothing bad and certainly filling.

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Grass Valley, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We were again, surprised and how good the food was. Reasonable and a little different. Delicious. Friendly staff.

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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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