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North China Restaurant

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113 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4412
805-925-3705
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Freshest ingedients and service with a smile

I've been to China for 3 week vacation and been to higher end restaurants. That said...I find the food quality and taste at North China to be better than that of the places we ate at in China. Have eaten here many times and so spoiled that I cannot eat at any other chinese restaurants within the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Nipomo, California
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Nipomo, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I've been to China for 3 week vacation and been to higher end restaurants. That said...I find the food quality and taste at North China to be better than that of the places we ate at in China. Have eaten here many times and so spoiled that I cannot eat at any other chinese restaurants within the area.This family owned/operated... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

North China is the best of the best Chinese restaurants in Santa Barbara County. Always fresh and delicious food that remains consistent over the years. Their service is excellent and even when they are over crowded the staff and owners do their best to keep you updated and comfortable. The Mooshu pork, fried rice, soup, appetizers and any dish we... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I really love North China! It is SO good. The staff are super friendly and the atmosphere is nice too. I've been to dinner here with family and friends before. A great place to meet and so yummy.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Considering there are very few Chinese eateries in the Santa Maria area, North China stands out as the very best for several reasons. 1. The food is truly home-made and very delicious and compare to that of Chinatown San Francisco or New York. 2. The owners have been serving up their amazing food right here for over 35 years and... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stopped going to this dump a long time ago. Why? Hygiene. On my first visit years ago, things were okay--tasty North China food. On the next two or three outings to this establishment, I was progressively dismayed by the dirty eating utensils (no chopsticks for me!). At each visit, he table ware and plates seemed to be dirtier than... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I eat here (or do "take out") 5-6 times per year and have been doing so since I moved to town about 5 years ago. The food is consistently excellent. I order ala carte and usually have fried rice, broccoli beef, sweet and sour chicken, and sometimes foil wrapped beef (can't remember the name). I am boring and predictable, but... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stopped for a quick lunch, the were very friendly and food came quick. BUT when checking out they mistakenly switched credit cards. Most likely an honest mistake, but check your charges.

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Santa Maria, California, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great food and fast, efficient service. Good value for the money. Family owned and operated. Friendly.

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Santa Maria, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We have been eating here for over thirty years and food is consistently great. Ask for,the egg foo yung extra crispy! Yummy!,

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Santa Maria, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Went for an early dinner. Had 2 person dinner with Mongolian beef and Embassy string bean pork. Very tasty and filling. This place has been in Santa Maria for 33 years! Spoke to the owner David. Will definitely come back again. Want to have the lunch special next time.

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Address: 113 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4412
Phone Number: 805-925-3705
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 113 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4412
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 805-925-3705

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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