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31 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3907
650-348-1889
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A hole in the wall Taiwanese restaurant

There aren't that many authentic Taiwanese restaurants on peninsula. China bee is one of the very few. Not all dishes are done well but for the ones that they do well, they are really good. Their pork and bean curd stir fry is really good. Their pork chop rice plate is pretty good, too. They also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There aren't that many authentic Taiwanese restaurants on peninsula. China bee is one of the very few. Not all dishes are done well but for the ones that they do well, they are really good. Their pork and bean curd stir fry is really good. Their pork chop rice plate is pretty good, too. They also serve traditional Taiwanese breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I am probably a bit biased about this place because I love fried stinky tofu with all my heart so I was over the moon when I had it. The beef noodle soup was decent, worth a try. Overall my experience was very good, no complains.

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place is small and simple, but the food's quite good and the service is friendly. Great for Northern Chinese style breakfast or lunch -- they have hot soy milk (sweet or salted), potstickers and xiaolong (steamed pork) buns, as well as regular dishes. They also have something hard to find -- "stinky" tofu (fried tofu pieces) which is much... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Small place in downtown San Mateo, wouldn't have thought to try from just walking by but some pretty good reviews drew me in. Food lived up to the reviews, tried a selection of various things including potsticks, 3-cup chicken, and many others...all good. Would definitely go back when I have the chance. Overall size of the restaurant is not so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

All the flavors were a bit disappointing. But the noodles themselves were good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2008

duud, best onion noodos

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Address: 31 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3907
Phone Number: 650-348-1889
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 31 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-348-1889

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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