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O'mei Restaurant

2316 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5246
831-425-8458
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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was the most expensive Chinese restaurant I have ever visited. Our bill was $77 and I only had one spring roll and two small bowls of hot & sour soup! The hot & sour soup was just plain and not spicy at all. My husband had eaten here once about a year ago and forewarned me it was OK... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Surprisingly creative Chinese cuisine without a lost beat from the unique small portion appetizers offered in an array at the table to the perfectly fresh and innovative entrees! A wonderful departure from the standard Chinese around-the-world fare. Prompt and attentive service. Remarkably modest pricing (likely because the restaurant is far from "white tablecloth" and candles!). O'mei is not a romantic... More

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Watsonville, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This place has been around for many years and recently got a favorable review in the Sentinel. Ah, trust Yelp more. We took my brother and his wife and when we walked in, I said we had not been there for about ten years. He asked why and we said that it was always so crowded you had to wait... More

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Ben Lomond, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

O'mei has been one of the most, if not the most, serious restaurants in Santa Cruz for a long time: it offers a thoughtful survey of what's happening in food in China. The owner is known for making culinary journeys through the mainland, and bringing back not just the basics, but also the latest trends in Chinese cooking. Lately O'mei... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

If you like chow mein, don't go here. It has great Chinese food that is not the regular kind. Tasty, well prepared using many local ingredients, such as red ginger, yum, yum. Service is good, staff is always checking. Price is very reasonable. Go with a group if you can, much easier then to taste more of the dishes that... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Great, non-cookie-cutter spicy Chinese food. Service generally indifferent, but one server may (thankfully!) be changing this.

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Watsonville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Some of the most unusual and always exceedingly tasty Chinese food I've ever experienced. Our last visit was a weekday lunch; there were few other customers, which is a shame.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Not the Chinese food I am used to. I did not like the food. Service was excellent and it was clean and that is all I have to say about that

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Santa Cruz, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I'd definitely give this place 5 out of 5 stars without a doubt!! This restaurant is very nice. high quality gourmet food selection, with excellent service and flavors. A def. should try place if you've never been try it!! You'll LOVE it!! Trust me!!

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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I've never thought Chinese food was comparable to French, Italian or Asia-Pacific until I went to Omei. Although this restaurant is in a strip mall and has no view, it's still the restaurant I take my family to when they visit from out of town. The food is delicious with wonderful spices. The owner told years ago that he travels... More

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Additional Information about O'mei Restaurant

Address: 2316 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5246
Phone Number: 831-425-8458
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese

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