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723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
760-371-9868
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always great...

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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682 reviews 682 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
723 helpful votes 723 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We were highly recommended this restaurant by our hotel manager so we tried it as we were hungry after a long day of driving and we do enjoy Asian cuisine ! First the good points : the menu offers a wide selection of Chinese and Thai food at reasonable prices and the Thai salad was crisp and delectable . The... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 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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34 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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231 reviews 231 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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114 reviews 114 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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

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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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 723 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ridgecrest
  • Phone Number: 760-371-9868

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai
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

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