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723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
760-371-9868
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Ranked #11 of 61 Restaurants in Ridgecrest
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great lunch buffet, good assortment , fair price and always fresh quality food. Consistent quality and nice environment.

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Ridgecrest, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Their lunch buffet is a quick option for lunch when you only get an hour. Always hot and fresh. Kind and courteous service.

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Chico, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We needed to feed to young boys pronto and we went with the reviews. We were not disappointed. Drinks arrived within minutes of ordering and food very shortly after. Food comes to the table once ready which may bewilder some but we were used to this in some of the Chinese restaurants in uk and pretty convenient when all are... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I could write a bunch of stuff but- just go and eat. We often order Chinese food but this was something special. Over several meals, we were never disappointed. Best Chinese meals I've probably ever eaten.

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Sedona, Arizona
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216 reviews 216 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We wanted ice cream and the offerings were very good! There were many people eating their meal inside the restaurant, so one could surmise that the meal was good. Directly across from Big Lots and not too far from Starbucks

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port macquarie
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100 reviews 100 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Travelling around the desert area we have had BBQ pizza burgers and mexican. Our expectations were not high from the isolation of the place from an Asian community at a military base town. We had the Mongolian beef and the chilli basil with chicken. Both of us are seasoned south East Asian travellers. Asked for the temperature level of chilli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Great food. Service was a little slow, but acceptable. We all got different dishes and shared. Everything was great.

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cocoa beach
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We ate dinner at China Express tonight and found the meal filling and delicious. My husband and I both ordered chicken and corn soup as a starter. I had a beef and chicken chili stir fry and my husband had beef and vegetable combination plate with a medium spicy sauce. We couldn't finish it all and packed the leftovers to... More 

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California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I really like China Express. The pad thai with shrimp is excellent. I'm not a big bean sprout girl so I substitute brocolli for the slimy bean sprouts. Orange chicken is good. The buffet is great. Love this place. Enterior is lovely too even though the outside is not attractive.

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Taylorsville, Utah
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

We couldn't belive how much food we got ordering from the lunch menu. Very good too, the vegies were crunchy not over cooked. The meal even included a dish of ice cream

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Additional Information about China Express

Address: 723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
Phone Number: 760-371-9868
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ridgecrest
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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