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443 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 328-6885
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Chinese

Steady Eddie Chinese food - very predictable, fresh, tasty, not too pricey considering it's downtown Palo Alto. We love the kung pao chicken and chow mein. One time ordering for delivery we had a horrendous wait - must have been a mix-up in the kitchen - but it's usually fine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Katie B
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Palo Alto
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  • Large groups
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Palo Alto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Steady Eddie Chinese food - very predictable, fresh, tasty, not too pricey considering it's downtown Palo Alto. We love the kung pao chicken and chow mein. One time ordering for delivery we had a horrendous wait - must have been a mix-up in the kitchen - but it's usually fine.

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Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Many people swear by this place, but there are many better Chinese restaurants in the area in my experience.

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went for dinner with my wife and son. They were very attentive to my son's peanut allergy. Really enjoyed the noodles. My wife loved the broccoli in a spicy brown sauce.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Despite being a Hunan and Sichuan restaurant, the menu is confusing and has all sorts of dishes from all over China and beyond. Food is clearly americanized (which is fine), and portions are generous. It's fast and convenient but not fully satisfying.

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

I love the food at Jing Jing. I have been coming here for years. The food is consistently delicious and the service is tops. Their prices are getting a bit over the top though. Hence, I go far less than I used to

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Ive eaten there twice, once for take out and once for lunch Both times great food, Friendly staff Plan to go there next time im in area

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was good but I've had better Chinese food. I got the food delivery so that may have been part of the issue. The driver was fast and polite and he brought extra sauces without me asking.

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Brookings, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

i was disappointed. last time i was here was prob 10 years for dinner and i was amazed at the quality of the food. fast forward 10 years. we arrived early for lunch at 11:30. we ordered from the lunch specials page. our meals arrived so quickly we were totally happy. but the food temperature was not hot. maybe warmish.... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I have been coming to Jing Jing since 1987. Whenever I am in the area, I make sure I make time to stop in for a lunch special. Great food, staff and atmosphere. Hands down the best for Chinese food on the peninsula. I recommend Jing Jing to all.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Let me just say this first: I don't think that there's anything wrong with food that is Americanized. People open up restaurants in America, so to get enough business, it is totally fine to Americanize it. Especially in places like downtown Palo Alto, a business cannot survive with a 100% authentic menu. That said, I think Jing Jing is okay.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 443 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: (650) 328-6885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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