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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, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 4
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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
My Favorite Chinese in Santa Maria!

Quality cuts of meat make a huge difference at a Chinese restaurant, as many places I've been to use something between Circus Animals and leather. My wife is very picky about meat she eats, and this is one of the only Asian restaurants in the County where she eats happily. Lunch specials are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
WesHagen
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Lompoc, California, United States
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Lompoc, California, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quality cuts of meat make a huge difference at a Chinese restaurant, as many places I've been to use something between Circus Animals and leather. My wife is very picky about meat she eats, and this is one of the only Asian restaurants in the County where she eats happily. Lunch specials are excellent, value to very good and I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Went to have dinner with my daughter and son in law. This place is the best in the whole state. Personal attention from the owners and the best food you can find Best part about this place is you can walk in through the back and see the chefs performing their delicacy. I personally recommend it try the Hunan Chicken

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Thank csmagbar
San Jose, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Senior citizen talking to other seniors: I have Americanized tastes for Chinese food, so you know where I'm coming from--and that being said, this place is very, very good. Tasty food served by a competent staff in clean surroundings, no loud music blaring, well-mannered clientele, even the children. Two caveats: First, order slowly and carefully,. Portions are very large, so... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Arrived here after a hot day of motorcycle touring. The parking lot was empty but the reviews were positive. And the reviews were right!! This restaurant had everything going for it - clean, excellent service, and delicious food. I shared a vegetable plate and the seafood soup. The soup was the BEST I've ever had. And when the cheque came,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I had the cashew tofu which was very good and the fried wontons were excellent. Service was quick, so quick that we did not have time to finish our appetizers before we got the main courses.

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vandenberg village, ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Had a very nice lunch. On Fridays they open at 11:30. We arrived about 11:35 and they were nearly full. Staff did an good job of taking our order and bringing the hot tea and then the soup. The hot and spicy soup was very good. Then too about 20 minutes for our food. It was worth the wait. The... More 

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Hof, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We found North Chinese Restaurant by driving by and were overwhelmed by the great food, price-value, hygiene, friendliness. We had the "dinner for three" and it came fast, was delicious and a lot so we needed to take some home. Definitely recommendation!

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Nipomo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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