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113 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4412
805-925-3705
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
BOMB!!!! Just.. So Yummy. Nice Atmosphere & Staff too!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Santa Maria, California
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Santa Maria, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
96 helpful votes 96 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Santa Maria, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Always great food and great service. Julie is the best waitress! Sizzling Rice Soup - don't forget to order this, I love it and get it every time.

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California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We eat here at least once per month and we're never disappointed. The food is very, very good and the waitresses are just super. Love the tall blonde Asian babe--she's a knockout. The food is always good, very reasonable prices and very, very good service. It's a treat to eat here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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